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20 Oct 2008

Strange attack
I went to a funeral on Saturday and after everything we went to a braai and was really relaxing. When the food was served started feeling bad. The symptoms were extreme heart pulpatations, hand shaking, dizziness, very weak and felt as though i was going to pass out. I ask them to take me to a doctor and took me to a clinic. They put a drip on and did a ECG, some blood test and x-rays but everything was normal. I also have diabetes but when tested it was 10. What could be wrong with me because the doctor also said that he does not lnow what it was? Will it happen again and if it does should I worry or not? The doctor did not give me any medication, should I go see another doctor or what? Can someone please help me???
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01 Jan 0001

Could have been a panic atack, from your description. It may well never happen again. If it does, then see a good local psychiatrist for assessment and discussion of treatment options, as CBT counselling and certain medications can cl;ear up panic attacks and leave you fine.
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