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What can I do to overcome my anxiety and stress as I feel I'm unable to do my regular activities normally ?

I dont know, anxiety , pressure , thyroids, hypoglucemy, please help me im desperate My problem is quite long so please read it all, im desperate for an answer. Ok, it all started once when i was taking a shower, i almost faint because of the steam. This happened in november, and i could be fine in school until december, although i had some weird feelings which were related to the fear. Well, this fear wasnt that big, but when i finished school (december, i live in south america) i started to think: Anything can happen anytime, i better take care of my body and i started to overprotect it, like a hypocondriac, i felt some days i couldnt breath , one night, i really couldnt breath, i couldnt move, i was sweating, i was shaking, but yet, i dont know why i didnt ask for help. Ok so i managed to fell asleep and when i woke up i didnt have any of the sypmtoms just a little bit of nerviosism. After this i felt good for 1 week, when it started again, the feeling that i couldnt breath, so i told my mom and she took me to a doctor, he examinated me and said my heart and lungs were ok, very well, i was so happy it wasnt something physical but i told my dad, and instead of saying Thats great son!, he just told me But i dont think its that, i think its because you spend too much time on the computer This saddened me. Ok, i kept with my live until one day, my feelings returned, but this time it was in the morning, couldnt breath, sweating, etc. And my parents were crying because they said Oh how can we help him, we do not have money That worried me and the symptoms got much worse, we had to go to urgency, the medic who first examinated me, told me my problem was in my mind, and just to be sure, i got torax x-rays and an ECG because i had some discomfort in the left armpit. Both exams were ok, and i went home. Since then i felt better, but other symptoms appared, this time, weird feelings when i stood from a chair, like a pressure going up from my chest , it dissapeared in 3 seconds but it was discomfortable, i also had some discomfort at the sides of the forehead, i couldnt stand up sometimes. The worst of all is that my parents didnt believe me, they thought i was creating all this because i wanted, AND I WAS ON VACATION, why would i do that? But they kept not believing me, i didnt know how to act, if i showed a sign of my discomfort my parents would ground me. Some time happened and those symptoms dissapeared: the feelings on the sides of the forehead and the pressure going up. Some days later, i started to get like a vacuum on my heart zone, it was not pain, it didnt irradiate. I had some in my lyfe, like 1 per 2 years, and i didnt really care about it, but now i had 6 per DAY, and obviously, my parents were mad at me, but one night, i was shaking and sweating again, i could breath, but those heart sensations came every 15 minutes, and my mom was yelling at me that she didnt want me anymore to be her son, that because of me she had all her problems, and i didnt cry because i was worried about my heart, after 2 hours, my mom told me she would take me to the doctor. At the next day the doctor told me my problem could be intestinal, so i had a panendoscopy, which said i had gastritis , duodenitis, and the helycobacter pyrali, i started an antibiotic treatment, and the bacter dissapeared, all good there, but now i have other symptoms BUT, i assume my problem is my mind, i know im overprotecting my body with every thing i feel, i recognize it and im with a psychologist , im getting over it, but yet, i have some feelings and i attribute them to diseases. I have panic attacks and anxiety crisis, and im taking clonazepam for it. So please, to stay calm, can you answer this please? -Whenever i try to stand, it takes me a while, because i feel like enough blood was not getting to my eye inmediatly, maybe it not that, but i feel weird everytime i stand up, when im waking up i need to sit for 30 seconds before standing up. -Weird feelings in my hands, when im really nervous, and sometimes i get them too when im not nervous but not as big. When i press and rub my arms, i get this tingling in my hands -I know the bacter is over but sometimes i still feel discomfort in the area above the heart, like on my shoulder , my medic told me they were gases but i dont believe it that much, i know its not the heart, but it scares me -I ve had palpations for a long time, when i feel palpations i dont feel my heart pumping faster, i just feel it, mostly when i stop breathing when i want to really focus on something, thats when i feel it. - Most of the times after i wake up, i touch my chest zone and i feel my heart pumping fast, i dont hear or feel the palpations, just when i touch my chest, i feel my heart is pumping fast, with some breathing exercises i calm it down, but it scares me, if i didnt touch my chest, i wouldnt know my heart is pumping faster, its weird. -Recently ive been getting some discomfort in my back neck, its not pain, could this be stress? P.S I ve been recently diagnosed with astigmatism . And i really need help, i cant do my normal activities, i cant, all these feelings are destroying my life, please tell me what to do Im 16 years old, male. As my medical historial, i ve just had random bronchitis , but nothing more. My mom suffers from Osteoarthritis and instetinal problems, and my dad suffers from asthma .
Asked On : Wed, 23 Mar 2011
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Your problem is panic attacks. and i am feeling you are not getting the right therapy. i really wanna help you. which medicines and doses are you taking right now?
Maybe i can e mail you some techniques and medicines that you can procure easily.
For the time being exercise a lot in evening and get a lot of sleep at night minimum 8 hours.
drink plenty of fluids.
And avoid excess tea coffee or smoking.
Good Luck!!!!!!!
Answered: Thu, 24 Mar 2011
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