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How do I get over my health anxiety. Particularly heart anxiety? . My ekgs. Echo. Stress test came back normal along with my blood work. Help?!

Anxiety. The last thing a 28 year old woman should be worrying about is a heart attack. It sounds like you have an anxiety disorder, which your doctors should be treating rather than ordering unnecessary ekgs, echos, and stress tests! Read more...
Health anxiety. You're on your way to feeling better if your doctors have examined you, found no physical health problems, and you know that health anxiety explains your concerns. So now you need treatment for the anxiety. A good psychotherapist and psychiatrist can help with this over time. Medications may help, but also talking ; developing certain anxiety management skills will help too. Ask dr. For referrals. Read more...
Talk therapy. If you are having anxiety about your health, and you are healthy, it may help to speak to a professional therapist. This can be invaluable to help you feel better. Read more...
Stuck Thoughts? Repeated unwanted thoughts re: having a health issue is common manifestation of OCD. For compelling story about how such obsessions can take over one's life, read this excerpt of David Adam's personal story of living in fear of contracting HIV: http://www.npr.org/books/titles/376433853/the-man-who-couldnt-stop-ocd-and-the-true-story-of-a-life-lost-in-thought#excerpt | Consult with OCD specialist. Read more...

Why is a my left shoulder going numb? Could it be a heart thing. Had EKG echo stress test xrays Blood tests everything came back fine

Musculoskeletal. You are twenty eight with a musculoskeletal symptom and you have heart tests? No this is not your heart. It is your muscles, bones or nerves in your neck or shoulder. Read more...

Been sleeping only 3-5 hrs a night for about 3 weeks now. Worried about heart. Ekg. Echo. Stress test. Blood work normal. Worried about chd and sca?!

Too much worries.... Depression? You need eval by your doctor, and if he wind the problems, he will send you to specialist. Read more...
Celebrate life. Don't waste your youth worrying about such things! we know what causes sudden death. The studies you have undergone have excluded them. Exercise every day, don't smoke, don't use illegal drugs, don't drink and drive, and obey the speed limit. Live life enthusiastically. Read more...

A year ago I had ekg, echo, stress test etc and dr told me everything was good wit my heart. Today I was riding my bike and got 3 skipped beats, is this normal or shoulf I go get more tests done?

No more testing. Skipped beats (palpitations) are usually not important in presence of a negative (normal) cardiac work up in an otherwise healthy 26 yo riding bike (may be too hard?). Read more...
No unless it worsen. Skipped beats, or more correctly, premature beats with a pause afterwards, are very common and usually not significant. They should be further evaluated if associated with symptoms like chest pain, shortness of breath or dizziness. If they are aggravated by exertion, this may be significant as well. Read more...

How do I get over heart anxiety? Constant worry about heart. Normal ekg. Echo. Stress test. Chest xray and blood work good. Need reassurance. Nervous?!

See a psychiatrist. There are a number of different anxiety disorders. Please see a psychiatrist about the treatment, especially therapy, that would be right for you. Best wishes. Read more...
A delusion is. A belief that persists in spite of contrary evidence. We humans are very good at false perceptions, false interpretations, ; false conclusions. The most common error is to look only for confirming evidence. Look for evidence that could prove your belief is false. What other explanations are possible ; which are most likely? Talk to a mental health professional who treats anxiety. Read more...