I was recently diagnosed with a panic/anxiety disorder. It all started with a trip to the dentist and a career change. I went to the hospital five times thinking I was about to die of a heart attack before I was told there was NOTHING wrong with me. I have now been on LORAZEPAM (Adivan) for one month and am better controlling my attacks (mostly nightime) when I get them. Lately what's happening to me is SOMETIMES when eating I get the sensation I am about to choke onmy food. My throat muscles close and I cannot swallow the food in my mouth and after about a split 3 seconds I can. During those brief seconds I feel faint, panic and that I am about to die and then it all passes. I am afraid to eat and am eating jello and pudding. My doctor said it was not related and even sent me for thyroid disease test that turned out to be negative. No one can tell me if its just me and my anxiety or the meds I am on and I am scared I am going to choke and die.View Thread
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