In 2012 I was diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder, BPD, Severe Depression, Panic Disorder and Insomnia. I have a long history with depression, self harm and suicidal urges (I have attempted suicide multiple times). I'm doing much better now, as I'm able to understand my condition and take precautions before I let myself do something that I will regret. However, my panic attacks still continue and they've become more painful than usual. I sometimes get many of the symptoms of a heart attack, including a pain in my arm. I'm aware that panic attacks are often mistaken for heart attacks, but I was wondering if it was possible at all that I have a heart disease- and if so, how do I get it checked? I've been having a doubt about this for about 5-6 months now, so I think I need some advice.
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It's good to hear that u have recovered a lot from BPD and other issues.
Did you at that time took any counselling sessions? ? Whatever it is now at least consult a Psychologist for a counselling and understand the problem.behimd these panic attacks.
Since your age is just 18 years, a heart disease is quite unlikely. However for your peace of mind you should get checked from a cardiologist. Severe anxiety and depression can bring in such doubts. Are you on some medications for bipolar depression/ anxiety? If not then you need to get a consultation from a psychiatrist.
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