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Suggest treatment for palpitation and shortness of breath

Hello. I am a 26yr old female. I have some sort of condition that no-one seems to be able to diagnose. I have had this for 7 years (since the birth of my child) and it has been getting progressively worse to the point where I can t leave the house. Symptoms include - Palpatations PVC s/PAC s GERD Shortness of breath (as if my lungs are spring loaded) Hot weak feeling in chest, sometimes with a buzzing sensation Severe panic attacks - sometimes random but mostly when leaving the house or having to be around people. Dizziness and fainting Stomach pains (tearing, aching, cramping) Muscle spasms (all over) Back pain Constant nasal drip Trapped nerves in back, shoulders, and ribs Costochondritis General widespread pain Alcohol helps a lot with pain management and panic attacks which could point to a psychosomatic illness? Thank you for your help.
Tue, 20 Nov 2018
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Hi,

You should see a psychiatrist for proper diagnosis of your phobia/panic attack.

You should also practice relaxation techniques like deep breathing exercises.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Varinder Joshi,
General & Family Physician
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