I'm a 21 year-old female, who has suffered from Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa and Anorexia Nervosa: Binge-Purge Subtype and ED-NOS for over 10-years.
Purging by means of self-induced vomiting has been prevalent since around the age of 15 and quite severe since the age of 16. Almost constant, except for during hospitalizations.
Recently, I have been suffering stabbing chest pains, cramping in my arms and hands, shaking, confusion, pain down my left arm and in my left shoulder, difficulty breathing- the breathing problem happens both in association with the chest pain and occasionally on its own.
I am also suffering frequent headaches, tiredness, severe anxiety, nausea, terrible reflux and occasional vomiting.
I have had gastritis before and I don't believe that this is the problem.
My doctor has done blood tests and an ECG, which both turned-out to be inconclusive, and I have essentially been told that there is nothing wrong with me and to ignore these issues.
Normally, I would attribute a lot of these symptoms to low K levels, but that has been ruled-out, so I'm stumped.
I am not on any medication, except for Levlen ED (the pill) and 30mg of Temazepam each night.
I dont expect anyone to specifically diagnose me, but if anyone has had the same issues and found some sort of an answer... I would love to know. I am tired of ending up curled-up in my bed by 2pm, feeling weak and nauseated and also the constant headaches.
I have had an MRI in the past, which revealed a petuitary adenoma which was affecting my prolactin levels, but its apparently quite common. I cant get any more MRI's because I have a foreign metal object currently in one of my organs... long story.
I dont want to ignore this and live a substandard quality life forever.