ok I've had anxiety for a few years and recently it's been worse and doesn't feel like the normal anxiety or panic attacks I've had in the past. I'm used to the hyperventilation and numbness in the hands and feet and chest tightness a little lightheaded, but yesterday I woke up in the middle of the night feeling like I couldn't breath and kinda felt like parts of my body weren't there so I felt my chest, legs, arms etc I wasn't able to go back to sleep because I was panicking and this has happened almost every day this week but last night was the worst and I felt lightheaded all day and I had chest pains but was fairly calm no numbness or hyperventilating but still didn't feel right so I went to a local urgent care and while I was waiting to be called back I had a slight pain in my left arm but didn't think anything of it until the doctor asked when I was telling him about my symptoms. then he sent me to the hospital we to have some tests done on my heart to be sure and everything came back fine they told me I had a panic attack but it didn't feel like one at all and today I still have felt lightheaded all day and have had times where It seems like a part of my body isn't there and it causes me to panic and some nausea and feeling like I'm gonna pass out but no numbness or hypervenilating. any ideas of what this is?View Thread
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