Our expert says:
So sorry to hear about this : what a bundle of bereavements you have faced recently ! Any one of those losses could be disturbing for anyone, but in such a short space of time, it'd be unusual if you were not troubled by this, for a time.
Grief is hard work, and, while one is working through it, there are a range of potential symptoms, including much of what you describe.
Grief includes sadness, loss of appetite and pleasure in whatever usually pleases you, and anxiety with tension, which may show itself in various ways including muscle aches and pains, such as the tightness in the chest. The muscle tension can cause many sorts of pain, as well as amplifying what would otherwise be among the ordinary and normal range of minor aches we all experience through the day, to the point that they alarm you.
It's unpleasant but normal for one also to focus one's anxiety on the possibility of oneself developing a serious illness, having just experienced proof of human mortality and unexpected deaths.
It's highly unlikely that the doctors who tested you missed something, as they'd be very motivated to get it right ; but understandable that you'd still feel some uneasy doubts. But accept that there IS something wrong, but it's not a sinister physical ailment sneakily ticked away ; but that what is wrong is a difficult grief needing support and help for you to work through it well, and meanwhile causing you all sorts of worrying symptoms and fears.
You mention already being in therapy, though you haven't mentioned why this is ; what the therapy is dealing with. Your grief and fears of physical illness ought to be the primary focus of your therapy, with your psychologist or counsellor.
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