I've had this for as long as I remember.
When I was a kid, I would simply hold my breath and wait until it went away.
As I grew up and became more stressed I lost a lot of weight, and I found that with the more weight I lost, the more frequent and severe the attacks became.
It went from seconds/minutes, to half an hour, to a couple hours, and at one point, up to 4 days of frequent and consecutive attacks.
Sometimes I've had similar pains on my right side. Sometimes it would occur on the lower half of my ribcage on the left side. And sometimes, the pains would co-ordinate with my heartbeat, as if something is being affected nearby.
I've found that once I discovered the 'un-popping' sensation that comes with breathing in sharply while having an attack, it worked to stop the pain, but recently I've found even doing THAT has not been able to stop it at times.
Has anyone else experienced this before?
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