I Hate Panic Attacks

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 231 People

    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

    What are some things you can do

    when having a panic attack? Especially if your on the train. :(
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Mar 4, 2015

    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
    Dec 29, 2012

    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

    Having panic attacks?

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

    Whatever Has Come, Has To Go.

    Whatever has come, has to go. This is a deep and wonderful secret in the drama of life. When I realize that whatever I am experiencing in this moment will pass, it helps me fully appreciate the beauty of each moment. This understanding also helps me endure challenging situations...
    JeArcsolina JeArcsolina
    36-40, M
    Mar 7, 2012

    4 Simple Steps To End A Panic Attack

    4 Simple Steps to End a Panic Attack Panic Attacks Are Common What Is A Panic Attack? A panic attack is a condition of adrenaline being released into your bloodstream. A message of fear sends a signal to the adrenal glands that there is an emergency. The adrenal glands are...
    JeArcsolina JeArcsolina
    36-40, M
    1 Response Feb 28, 2012

    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

    Whats There To Like

    Whats there to like about a panic attack. Its a horrible feeling. Cant breathe fast pulse scared.I hate it and i wish didnt always have panic attacks. I wish i was able to relax.
    eyeslikestars eyeslikestars
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Aug 1, 2011

    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
    1 Response Feb 23, 2014

    Stopping Panic Attacks Can Come Much Quicker Than You Think

    I know panic attacks are really, really, really miserable. One second of a panic attack can feel like an eternity and the hardest part of any recovery is the beginning when progress is measured in inches not miles. But regardless of how tough it is, it is very possible to recover...
    Lifeafterpanic566 Lifeafterpanic566
    31-35, M
    Jan 12, 2013

    I'm suffering from massive panic attacks.

    They are not very frequent but they are very severe. I start shaking inside and can't stop it, I totally close myself and can't let anyone in, I feel like I've been pushed into different reality, I'm closed in a plexiglass box that is my mind and nothing's coming out, though the...
    aleksandra83 aleksandra83
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jun 15, 2015

    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
    Sep 9, 2013

    Panic Attacks

    My heart is pounding hard and painfully in my chest..I feel short of breath and my hands are shaking..From the corners of my eyes I can see the walls on either side of me moving in towards me.. Its am awful feeling, having panic attacks..With me I find strss brings them on...
    turkstragal turkstragal
    41-45
    Aug 3, 2009

    Is It A Panic Attack Or Heart Attack?

    I hope everyone is still hanging in there! Remember anxiety attacks are just temporary. Nothing more than over the top adrenaline rushes in which you play a silly mind trick on yourself and convince yourself that something terrible is going to happen. That's it! They do go away...
    Lifeafterpanic566 Lifeafterpanic566
    31-35, M
    1 Response Jan 12, 2013

    Many......

    I have had so many in the last few weeks. They hurt so bad. I can always tell when ones coming on. I try to use coping skills but its so hard to do when then come on so strong and so quick. I hopefully will learn to cope soon through therapy and meds.
    picgirl picgirl
    31-35, F
    Apr 17, 2008

    My Relationship Is In Trouble..bcuz Of My Panic Attact..

    Going back home after 10months working abroad is frightening for me bcuz I have no place to go no enough money my wife and three kids is in my mother in law and i don't think I can stay there for long for sure. I'm going home bcuz of my disorder GAD depression with Panic attack...
    JeArcsolina JeArcsolina
    36-40, M
    Apr 25, 2012

    I Hate Panic Attacks

    I can just about cope with the symptoms all but 1 dizziness I've always been scared of being dizzy that's why I think it's plays with me so I get scared need help feel alone in this some1 talk 2 me
    kaneo15 kaneo15
    22-25
    2 Responses Oct 14, 2010

    Well...

    Who in the h*ll likes them? They f*cking suck. I had one last Friday. My f*cking teeth chattered this time. It'd be nice if, since I guess I'm going to have them, they could at least be consistent in their symptoms. It'd be easier to identify them and less likely to make me think...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    5 Responses Feb 18, 2008

    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

    Worst Panic Attack I Have Ever Had...

    It was in my high school days. I was doing a presentation. It started off great but it quickly turned ugly. I stumbled my words. I started to shake. I was so nervous. How I finished the presentation is beyond me. It was the shittiest day in my life. What's funny is I never had...
    TwoTearsInABucket316 TwoTearsInABucket316
    31-35, M
    Mar 6, 2013

    Aaaaaahhhhhhhhhhhhh!!

    i absolutely hate panic attacks. they come on so quickly and without notice. i will just be sitting watching tv and all of the sudden BOOM my heart is racing, i can't breathe and i'm twitching and i think i'm dying! this is so miserable and i want a way out without taking any...
    c12c c12c
    18-21
    1 Response Apr 27, 2009

    Reversing My Thoughts

    Now I feel gud by reversing my thoughts, instead of thinking that I had panic I reverse the thought that I’m feel good which help me a lot every time the panic and anxiety comes.
    JeArcsolina JeArcsolina
    36-40, M
    Mar 8, 2012

    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

    How Can I Stop My Negative, Panic Inducing Thoughts!

    When I suffered from chronic panic attacks, one of the biggest obstacles to overcoming it was stopping my mind from constantly circling around negative thoughts. I would just get these terrible ideas of things that "might" happen, and my mind would obsess about them like they...
    Lifeafterpanic566 Lifeafterpanic566
    31-35, M
    Dec 29, 2012

    I Know How You Feel With Panic

    Its the worst feeling in the world. Noone understands either until they have experienced this themselves.  It is very hard to get them off your mind or when its gonna happen or trying to prepare yourself for it its a vicious cycle. Staying postive about it and accepting it...
    Torishu Torishu
    22-25, F
    8 Responses Oct 14, 2010

    Hang In There, It Gets So Much Better!

    I hope everyone reading this is doing ok and making progress with their panic attacks. For those of you that haven’t read any of my posts before, my name is John and I used to suffer from brutal panic attacks and agoraphobia. My condition got so bad that for a time I couldn...
    Lifeafterpanic566 Lifeafterpanic566
    31-35, M
    Mar 11, 2013

    Will I Have To Deal With Panic Attacks The Rest Of My Life

    Will I Have To Deal With Panic Attacks The Rest of My Life Chronic, overly intense panic attacks are probably the worst thing I've ever had to go through in my lifetime and I'm really hoping that that period is the worst I go through ever. You feel so helpless and it seems like...
    Lifeafterpanic566 Lifeafterpanic566
    31-35, M
    Jan 20, 2013

    Panic Attacks = Pain In The Bum!!!

    I have had panic attacks for almost 17 years now and I'm only 27! I hate them! you feel like your going crazy and although there is 'coping strategies' they don't work most of the time, you have to be in the right frame of mind for them to work. I finally went on to meds for...
    cyberfraggle cyberfraggle
    26-30
    Aug 20, 2010

    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
    1 Response Dec 29, 2012

    Breath

    So out of control I feel .I feel sick
    certifiable certifiable
    70+, F
    1 Response Mar 27, 2013

    I was recently diagnosed with anxiety

    and I keep experience panic attacks. It's because I worry about everything, are people in the street laughing/talking about me? Do I look okay? Did I hand my work in, was it any good? I hate the feeling when you can feel one approaching, as your heart rate quickly increases and...
    alice94 alice94
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Jun 2, 2014

    Has Anyone Else Have This Or Had It?

    I have anxiety and panic attacks . Today I was watching a video about a kid who commited suicide and like 30 minutes later out of no where I got the fear of what if I kill myself and got really scared and started shaking almost to a full panic attack. Now I am afraid that I will...
    Moisesx Moisesx
    18-21, M
    Jul 10, 2012

    Stop Panic Attacks Without Medication

    Since I started blogging about my panic experiences and how I overcame them, one of the things I get asked about most is whether or not I had to take meds. And the answer is yes, for a while I did. But regardless of whether you have to take them for a while, just know that curing...
    Lifeafterpanic566 Lifeafterpanic566
    31-35, M
    Jan 6, 2013

    Going Back To Work After Agoraphobia

    This isn't so much about overcoming panic, as it is about how awesome life is after. You feel bulletproof! Hope and a positive attitude are critically important to curing panic attacks and agoraphobia once and for all. Sometimes people really focus too much on the day to day...
    Lifeafterpanic566 Lifeafterpanic566
    31-35, M
    Jan 6, 2013

    Panic Panic Panic

    i hate panic attacks because they come on so quick out of the blue and no discernable reason as to why they can be so illogical and you cant breathe properly and your heart feels like its about to explode at times i get electric shockswith it too do other people get this...
    claracluck claracluck
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Feb 18, 2008

    Me Too

    I have Panic Disorder and am on medication, an anti-depressant. I dont have depression (luckily) but they really do help with panic. The medication helps and panic doesn't dominate my life as much as it did before. I still get panic attacks and some big ones too but not as often...
    nybler nybler
    41-45, M
    Nov 18, 2010

    Reversing My Thoughts

    Now I feel gud by reversing my thoughts, instead of thinking that I had panic I reverse the thought that I’m feel good which help me a lot every time the panic and anxiety comes.
    JeArcsolina JeArcsolina
    36-40, M
    Mar 8, 2012

    Panic Or Anxiety Attacks?

    Ok so I'm not sure if what I'm about to describe is considered a panic attack or an anxiety attack but I've began to notice that lately I experience moments of extreme anxiety and panic. It's a little difficult to explain but I'll do my best. I usually feel this sudden tightness...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Aug 8, 2013

    You Cant Rely On A Crutch To Overcome Panic

    Before reading, just remember that this is my personal experience, everyone has their own goals and personal situations to deal with. If you're on meds, make sure to speak with your doctors before getting off of them. Panic attacks are desperately miserable situations, there's...
    Lifeafterpanic566 Lifeafterpanic566
    31-35, M
    Jan 20, 2013

    im in the middle of a panic attack right

    now i cant breathe im freaking out
    mysteriousnite mysteriousnite
    13-15, F
    1 Response Feb 8, 2015
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