My Experience At The United States

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ntroduction Back in 2009, when I first came to the United States, I had a terrifying experience. I just finished taking a shower when I suddenly felt out of breath and my heart was pounding fast. With my nursing background, I had to keep calm, drank water and sat down judging that it would soon be over. However, moments later, the symptoms still persisted. I did not exhibit any chest pain, but I knew something was amiss. Without delay, I phoned my aunt who was a critical care nurse and was told to go to ED right away. We dashed to the ED, with me struggling to walk because I had an extreme feeling of doom. Everything around me was a blur. I was so scared. My husband was in Baltimore. I was with my relatives visiting in North Carolina and my three kids were still in the Philippines. I felt like my life flashed before me. It was the most horrifying experience I have ever run into. When we walked into the emergency room, they paid attention to me right away due to the warning indicators I reported. An EKG was performed. Complete laboratory work up was accomplished during my stay as well. In the meantime, I was given Ativan to relieve my anxiety. I felt somehow better thereafter. Laboratory results came and were negative. Yet I was diagnosed with paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia (PSVT). Nevertheless, I went home relieved, but that harrowing experience has truly made a mark to this date. Since then, I started reading about the disease and my interest has been
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