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Old 16-09-18, 04:11
Darkest111 Darkest111 is offline
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Mid and upper back question

hey guys
I am a 37 year old male. I have always been the anxious and nervous guy my entire life. But I tend to control it. I used to do weight lifting since 2014. Took supplements and multivitamins. Fast forward to 2017 December I received my first panic attack. I thought something is going to happen. I quickly faked 911 and all the boood work came fine

I went to my GP and she gave me Xanax. I refused to take and thought I can manage it myself. All December I felt like I cannot breathe properly, my forehead was hot and I was always anxious. I cannot get the perfect breadth so i went to Er in first week of January. They did all the blood test and chest X-ray which came normal.

After 1.5 month of living not a good life, I ended up taking Xanax. Well I did get my life back. I started feeling good. It was way much better now as compared to earlier. However, there were Lot of times where i got the sane feeling when you fly in the plane and the plane has a sudden drop due to turbulence and your heart drops. It was very frustrated.

I used to like GYM but I cannot lift weights now. Every time I went to the gym and lift weights, my heart beat got fast and it made me feel like something is going to happen to me. So I stop working out.

Since February till June life was like that for me. I cannot live alone and been worried that something might be wrong with me. In May I started getting some tingling in my left chest. I ended up doing stress and heart ultrasound test which cam.le back normal

In One of those days in June, there was one day when I breathe I had slight pain in chest. I went to Er they did blood work and chest. Ray everything came back normal

Since July until now , I started encountering upper back pain. Mostly between the shoulder blades. It happens if I run , or sit in one position. Anytime I am bringing my neck down or squeeze my back it get soar. I always feel like some sensation in my upper back and my brain always focus on my upper back. The pain is there but itís not that severe but it affects my life because I cannot workout or run or pick heavy things my gp asked me to go to physio therapy or spine specialist

Has anyone encountered these kind of symptoms or am I the only wierd one ? I am not on any pills. Btw i also had an increase in my fatty deposits
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Old 16-09-18, 07:22
Fishmanpa Fishmanpa is offline
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Re: Mid and upper back question

All the symptoms you describe are anxiety symptoms. What was the catalyst behind the panic attack?

Positive thoughts
"Eat. Drink. Enjoy the work you do. Be thankful for the blessings God gives you in this life. Live, love and seek out the things that bring your heart joy. The rest is meaningless... Like chasing the wind." King Solomon

The best help is the help you give yourself! http://cbt4panic.org/
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Old 18-09-18, 05:05
Darkest111 Darkest111 is offline
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Re: Mid and upper back question

Well I did my physical in 2017 and I saw I had pimples on my back. Dr did some test and found out that I had stain incection. Bear in my mind that there are categories of staph infection and my was hair follicles

Well I went to google and search for staph infection and got so many horrific stories of dying, heart attack etc. well that’s when I got my first panic attack and since then I have not been able to control my nervousness. I cannot lift heavy weights, if I breathe heavy I feel like something is going to happen.

And now there is upper back pain. When I squeeze my shoulders I heard cracks and then it becomes soar and then pain. If I pick up anything heavy I get the soarness and the pain for a little time. When I run outside m, it feels like something is stuck in between my shoulder blades so I had t ok use a ball to get rid of it but then the next day I get sensation which makes me anxious. Every time I google, i get more nervous so I have stoooed googling Around.
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