Overcoming Excessive Anxiety Accompanied By Chest Feels Heavy, Palpitations And Difficulty Sleeping?
Doctor, I’ve been experiencing excessive anxiety for 1 month. On the chest feels heavy to the neck, sometimes it is difficult to sleep, the heart beats fast, so often tingling. I have checked until the ECG results are normal. What should I do? Sad as this continues. Thank you
Hello Cicilia Mellisa, thank you for asking at HealthReplies.com.
Reading your complaints, these complaints are quite often felt in people who experience anxiety disorders and to reduce or eliminate these complaints is to avoid triggers the emergence of excessive anxiety and conduct therapy in anxiety disorders.
If your complaint is felt to have interfered with activities until your rest, it is advisable to consult further with a psychiatric specialist (psychiatrist) to do an evaluation of your psychiatric conditions, is it true that you have an anxiety disorder or not and whether there are other disorders such as psychosomatic disorders, depression, panic disorder or panic attack. After evaluating, then you can determine what therapy should be given for you to reduce your current complaints.
In the meantime, there are some things you can try to do to reduce complaints such as:
Avoiding everything that causes or aggravates your complaints. Changing your view of things to be more positive. Doing regular and regular exercise at least 3 times a week for 30 minutes each time Eating enough nutritious and balanced foods. / drinks containing caffeine or alcohol Avoiding cigarettes Doing relaxation or recreation routinely Divert your anxiety by doing other more positive things such as doing hobbies, vacationing with family, etc. For self-medication, there are currently no drugs that It is recommended for you to consume until there is further advice from the doctor you meet for further consultation.
I hope this helps.