Thoughtarrest is my way of examining and evaluating my thoughts. It is not something that I came up with but thoughtarrest is my term for it. You will agree with me that panic attacks, Generalised Anxiety Disorder(GAD) or plain anxiety can paralyze you.
I have had heart problems from birth, but afib was only diagnosed when I
was about 23/24 years of age. It was a big shock for me when I was told that I had afib
because I thought the surgery of my Tetralogy of Fallot sorted everything
out, but it was only the start of my heart palpitations panic attacks.
I got married when I was 24. I thought ” would I ever
see my children” and ” will I be too weak to play with them” so yes, it was a
I have also experienced and read on forums that doctors sometimes do
not take afib seriously and you are sent home with a “don’t worry, it won’t
kill you”, but the problem is you can FEEL your heart.