What caused the vomiting? Stomach issues can definitely be mistaken for heart flutters and vice versa. When I feel that fluttering in my chest now, I check my neck pulse. If it is different, I know it is my stomach acting up. If it is the same, I take my pulse rate and consciously try to slow down the beat by counting in my head slower and slower until it stops beating so quickly. By then I am exhausted and take a nap. Usually occurs when I am overtired so the timing works out well. Everything is harder when tired.View Thread
I am sick for several days and after day 7 I started having extreme anxiety. I am hanging on but can't even get decent sleep due to being physically unable to relax to fall to sleep, then nightmares when I do. I have done my graduated tension release exercises to no avail. I have many medications normally, plus antibiotics and prednisone now. Taking alprazalam on top is not an option I wish to exercise for fear that it will feel worse. I know that I shouldn't be embarrassed to talk to someone but I am. So I thought about bringing it up here. Have any of you fellow sufferers had increased anxiety like this while dealing with an infection and what did you do about it?View Thread
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