QUOTE (~*Twilight~Zone*~ @ 21/11/2012, 11:05 AM)
I think he does have anxiety issues but would you wake up like this?
This morning he called out to me as soon as he woke up.
I've had anxiety problems in the past (fairly under control now) and I used to wake up with a pounding heart quite often.
Poor little guy, it can be so frightening. I can totally relate to your sons fear of something happening 'next time'. It's like you feel like you've lost control of your body, I lost all trust in my own body and this just fuelled the problem. Everytime I felt the tiniest twinge, or heard the 'thump' of my heart it would trigger the pounding again. Hope the GP can help. What really helped for me was a healthy lifestyle, learning to understand anxiety and mindfulness techniques.