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Difficulty in breathing, chest discomfort, increased heart rate. Concerned

i have a hard time breathing it feels like i m not getting enough air..i have the constant urge to having a little chest discomfort..sometimes my heart beats really fast or it feels like its beating too hard..i have the constant fear that this is going to be life threatening which is why i m crying my eyes out right now..and this all started after i started watching the show Grey s Anatomy ..if that means anything..can you please tell me what s wrong?? plus i cannot pay because i am 15 so you probably cant answer my hopefully this is nothing serious because i would like to not die in my sleep..
Asked On : Mon, 13 Aug 2012
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Welcome to HCM.

It is difficult to predict without examination but based on the information you have provided, i think it is either due to anxiety / your subjective feeling or may be you might be suffering from some respiratory tract infection.

It is more of anxiety than anything else. I advice you to speak with your parents and you will be fine.

If the symptom persists it will better if you go for x ray chest and ECG AND to see physician.

Hope I have provided the information you needed.
Wish you good health. Take care.
Answered: Mon, 13 Aug 2012
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General & Family Physician Dr. R.V.Sirisha Rani's  Response
It seems you are freightened after watching the show.Try to calm down,try to recollect the things which are happy,try to focuss on your breathing,take slow inspiration and expiration and concentrate on that,and divert yourself on some other activity which you enjoy.
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