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Im scarred to have cardia arrest during sleep, cant sleep

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I'm scarred to have cardia arrest during sleep, cant sleep now :(
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 8 months ago.

Dr. Phil, MD :

Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing Internal Medicine Physician. Excellent service is my goal.

Dr. Phil, MD :

please enter chat Teije

Customer:

i'm in

Dr. Phil, MD :

hi there Teije

Customer:

scared need to work the anxiety

Dr. Phil, MD :

Sorry you are having difficulty sleeping

Dr. Phil, MD :

Teije try this exercise

Dr. Phil, MD :

close your eyes and picture a good memory from your childhood

Dr. Phil, MD :

got it?

Customer:

yes

Dr. Phil, MD :

ok.

Dr. Phil, MD :

Start at 10 and take a deep breath

Dr. Phil, MD :

feel the air leaving your lungs and leaving you relaxed

Dr. Phil, MD :

now, go to 9 and take a bigger breath

Dr. Phil, MD :

again feeling the air leaving your lungs as you relax

Dr. Phil, MD :

go all the way to zero with your eyes closed and with the good memory in your head

Customer:

i feel it :)

Customer:

i will start it in a minute again

Dr. Phil, MD :

Whenever you get stressed or anxious, use this exercise to calm down

Customer:

how likely is it to have cardiac arrest during sleep?

Dr. Phil, MD :

Not going to to happen

Customer:

i will do it every time!

Dr. Phil, MD :

You lived 22 years without it and it won't happen now

Customer:

good point

Dr. Phil, MD :

I promise you

Customer:

is sudden cardiac death genetical at my age?

Dr. Phil, MD :

yes

Customer:

because nobody every in my family ever head a heart attack

Customer:

or sudden cardiac arrest

Dr. Phil, MD :

it won't happen to you Teije

Dr. Phil, MD :

You are going to be okay

Customer:

my grandpa died of ALS a muscle dissease and the last thing that stopt in his body was his heart

Dr. Phil, MD :

you have to learn to control the anxiety Teije

Dr. Phil, MD :

You will be able to overcome it in time

Customer:

i think i will

Customer:

always optimistic

Customer:

if its between my airs i can beat it

Dr. Phil, MD :

yes sir

Dr. Phil, MD :

go try to lie down and try that exercise I taught you

Dr. Phil, MD :

repeat it if necessary

Dr. Phil, MD :

you will be asleep soon

Customer:

i will :)

Dr. Phil, MD :

ok

Customer:

from know own beat the anxiety for teije

Customer:

and start living

Customer:

no cardiac arrest or weird stuff like that

Dr. Phil, MD :

that's right!

Dr. Phil, MD :

nope. not gonna happen

Customer:

would they have seen that on the holter or do you see something like that on one single ecg?

Customer:

if thats the case everybody should have done a ecg

Dr. Phil, MD :

yes, they would have

Customer:

good to know :)

Customer:

up to bed

Customer:

and imagine the young and lovely child times

Dr. Phil, MD :

good night :)

Dr. Phil, MD :

Yes, when things were simple right?

Customer:

your one good doctor

Dr. Phil, MD :

childhood is a beautiful thing

Customer:

cant move to holland?

Dr. Phil, MD :

LOL

Dr. Phil, MD :

I can ask my wife :)

Dr. Phil, MD :

Maybe we can visit :)

Customer:

haha the only thing the dutch can offer is cheese

Dr. Phil, MD :

LOL

Customer:

lovely country the opposites of america

Dr. Phil, MD :

I heard they have a bit more than that ;)

Customer:

hahah

Customer:

yes weed and reg light district but thats not my thing

Customer:

tourist love it haha

Dr. Phil, MD :

LOL

Dr. Phil, MD :

I'm too old for that stuff :)

Customer:

lol

Customer:

if you are in holland by some cheese and stroopwafels

Dr. Phil, MD :

You have a good night sir and call me if you need me okay :)

Customer:

i will!

Dr. Phil, MD :

thanks and have a good night my friend

Customer:

have to thank you more

Customer:

have a lovely day!

Customer:

excellent rating is automatic

Dr. Phil, MD :

thank you sir :)

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Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 8 months ago.
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