I really need an opinion on this- so please help. :)
I am 23 year old female, normal weight, and for the last three months, I found myself feeling the need to take deep breaths. Initially the symptom got so bad that I'd to consult a doctor who advised me a certain antibiotic after taking my chest X-Ray and blood report, hailing it was mild bronchitis. On further consultation from another doctor, when I did not feel any better, I was told that my X-Ray showed nothing and I probably had nothing. So I was duped in one way or the other.
I don't know where my need to take deep breaths comes from, but I have mostly been a mouth breather and these days I find myself gasping for a deep breath after short intervals.
This being said, I've always had minor claustrophobia/ anxiety issue and they became worse after I'd an alcohol induced, full-blown panic attack recently (after the 'bronchitis' episode). Now I constantly suffer from anxiety and for some weird reason, I've managed to convince myself that I've a heart disease and I can get a heart attack any instant.
Any slight discomfort in the chest freaks me out and to top it, I get this sinking sensation in the heart sometimes, like a sudden thud. (an ectopic beat, may be?) For days I experienced perpetual anxiety, mood swings, chest heaviness and what not- However, after I had a change of place, it all disappeared.
However, this feeling of getting a heart attack still continues to haunt my mind and make me super nervous. Fearing the worse, I got an ECG done and following were the results-
12 Lead, Standard Placement
The cardiologist told me that everything was normal with my ECG and Chest X-Ray, yet I feel he's dissuading me. I realized that my PR interval is super low (in the normal range) and it's freaking me out.
Can someone please help me calm down?