I Hate Having Panic Attacks

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 137 People

    Alleviating That Excess Nervous Energy

    One of the hardest things to deal with when trying to overcome panic and anxiety is knowing what to do with all that excess energy. I know when I used to get my panic attacks it sometimes felt like I just wanted to jump right out of my skin! My heart would race at a thousand...
    Lifeafterpanic566 Lifeafterpanic566
    31-35, M
    May 7, 2013

    So because of todays inteview

    and the fact that EVERYTHING that could go wrong, DID. and my mom has been extremely salty today. i cant handle it. im going to my boyfriends house and taking a break from her.
    BrokenSilence22 BrokenSilence22
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 8, 2014

    What is a Panic AttackA very important question

    if you're struggling with this condition. You should really understanding exactly what's going on behind the scenes.So what is a PA?A sudden feeling of acute and disabling anxiety.`Ok, that's the textbook definition, but i don't think that clears things up too much so let's go l...
    Lifeafterpanic566 Lifeafterpanic566
    31-35, M
    Feb 23, 2014

    Panic Attacks? They Only Happen To Others. Or So I Thought!

    I have always been kind of a strung out kind of guy. Things could never happen fast enough, things were not done good enough, you get the picture. One day while sitting at my sons house after a major surgery. We ere getting ready for the big game when , Wham! tightness in the...
    dave61 dave61
    46-50, M
    Dec 15, 2011

    There Is Life After Panic Attacks And Agoraphibia

    Hi, this goes out to all those that are suffering from panic, fear and agoraphobia, I know some days can feel pretty low but hang in there, there is life after panic attacks. I suffered through occasional panic attacks that later spiraled into a crippling 4 year battle with...
    Lifeafterpanic566 Lifeafterpanic566
    31-35, M
    May 6, 2013

    Falling Into A Whirlpool Of Emotion.

    I know the feeling, the feeling of frustration, sadness, depression, anger, fear, pain, and nervousness colliding into one another forming the most unpleasant feeeling in the world. I remember the beginning of it, the shortness of breath, my muscles tightning to the point I can't...
    PrinceOblivion PrinceOblivion
    18-21, M
    1 Response Mar 19, 2011

    How I Overcame Panic, Fear, Hypochondria And Agoraphobia!

    I struggled with panic, fear, hypochondria and eventually even agoraphobia for years. It seemed like my mind just got stuck in this loop in which I just kept worrying. As soon as my panic kicked in, my heart started racing and I was absolutely convinced that I was on the verge...
    Lifeafterpanic566 Lifeafterpanic566
    31-35, M
    Nov 25, 2013

    It Gets So Very Bad!

    I do have social anxiety disorder, and what comes with it is panic attacks. Mine is a product of MUCH negative thoughts and self-talk. It's like that saying, that goes something like, "Your worse critic is yourself"... Well, I had really tore myself a new one today...
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    9 Responses Jul 29, 2009

    Having panic attacks?

    Here's some advice from Tyler Durden. 
    Lifeafterpanic566 Lifeafterpanic566
    31-35, M
    Mar 7, 2014

    Help Me! I Obsess Over Everything!

    Question: I have been living with panic attacks and anxiety for about 16 years. It started after I stopped using drugs. I constantly thought I was going to or was in the act of having a heart attack. Then, it started me checking windows and doors repeatedly every night, and the...
    Lifeafterpanic566 Lifeafterpanic566
    31-35, M
    1 Response Sep 9, 2013

    Especially When There Is No Reason For Them

    This fight or flight sh!t is for the birds & I'm getting sick of it! I am in the beginning stages because of some bloody emails from supposed friends of mine. I hate this & wish I could tell them to EAT SH!T & DIE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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    2 Responses Mar 29, 2009

    Does fear cause real diarrhea

    or does it cause the feeling only ? http://livelifetothefullest.live-panic-free.com/2014/03/03/does-fear-cause-real-diarrhea-or-does-it-cause-the-feeling-only-.aspx Hey guys, sorry if this seems spammy, not my intention at all. I used to just paste my experiences in several...
    Lifeafterpanic566 Lifeafterpanic566
    31-35, M
    Mar 4, 2014

    Why am i getting panic attacks put no where

    for no reason ... Its very scary just dealing with them .
    Ddghhtddghyg Ddghhtddghyg
    22-25, F
    1 Response Mar 7, 2015

    A Question I Received About Overcoming Panic Attacks.

    Question: Can u give me an advice?i love how u explained that to overcome anxiety,u shud rely on urself and not on others bcoz dependency will only make me feel hopeless and weak.I really wanna try to live again.I miss the old me so much and i want to feel the freedom again of...
    Lifeafterpanic566 Lifeafterpanic566
    31-35, M
    May 7, 2013

    Its Been So Long

    For years i have been able to keep them at bay for the most part. I guess thats over. From 12am, till 6:30 am last night I felt like my heart was gonna beat out of my mouth.
    Gene86 Gene86
    26-30, F
    Mar 9, 2012

    It's Not Funny!

    Okay you didn't expect this entry but this is something I have suffered from too. For much of my school life I  had to be escorted to class cos in without it I'd get so nervous about stuff like "Am I in the right block for this lesson" and even on one occasion...
    CarolineBelinda CarolineBelinda
    36-40, F
    Jul 29, 2009
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