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I Have Anxiety Attacks

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    Anxiety

    I guess I need to share this and to people who have the same anxiety, hope this helps. Just this evening 4/29/2013 @11 I'm about to start my work and i feel like i want to sleep so i tried to sleep again but my mind is getting unclear. I keep moving, i wanted to yawn but i can't...
    DarkSoul07 DarkSoul07 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 29, 2013

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    Anxiety comes as a haywire mind a situation in

    your head worlds away from everyone words unsaid scared to be anyone, much less yourself but most of all it comes and it never really leaves
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 20

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    Ok so i am scared to die.

    A lot of people are, and i happen to be one of them. So occasionally i start to overthink things and begin to believe that i am going to die. Today's anxiety is being caused by how im starting to feel a little under the weather. And of course the aunt that i just visited had a...
    pointlessthoughts pointlessthoughts 16-17, F 2 Responses Dec 24, 2013

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    Anxiety Even Robs Me Of Sleep.

    I have been awake all day and all night and I not I have to get ready for work in less than 10 minuets.  I have spent over 15 hours on the computer.  I haven't eaten all day except for a cup of black coffee and some crackers.  I need to be on the computer to zone out and...
    ihateanxiety ihateanxiety 41-45 Apr 7, 2011

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    I've been struggling with panic disorder

    and social anxiety for 6 months now after severe bullying. My friends were mean to me and people told me to kill myself. I was very upset and alone. One day I then got a severe panic attack in class and I was scared of that and everyday I kept getting scared and ended up having...
    violetflower22 violetflower22 13-15, F May 9

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    PTSD

    I have post traumatic stress disordered.  Which involves flashbacks, nightmares, sleep distrubances and of course anxiety attacks.  After therapy and I tried medications it got better to some degree.  I am no longer on medication but it's still not as bad as...
    SecureInsecurities SecureInsecurities 21-25, F 3 Responses Nov 17, 2007

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    Anxiety

    My anxiety has been so bad the last three days that my stomach and my back have been killing me. I don't know what to do it has a complete hold on me. I've tried pills and therapy but nothing is happening. Trying to put myself out there and let the experiences happen to me but...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 10, 2012

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    My attacks are getting stronger.

    To the point where i passed out in the school bathroom. And to top it off i take meds for it.
    matti1342 matti1342 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    Anxiety Attack At Work

    The other day at work i had a anxiety attack, I had to leave  work early i was so embarrassed, i was wondering if anyone here has attacks at work. and had to leave.
    xxbrokendownxx xxbrokendownxx 22-25, F 12 Responses Jan 13, 2009

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    I hate that moment when your sitting in class

    and start zoning out a lot and you just want to sit in a corner and cry all day, but you "can't" cause other people are around and don't want people to know how you really feel... Cause all I want is them to see me happy so they are happy.
    InsecureTiana InsecureTiana 13-15, F 4 Responses Jan 22

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    Inside An Anxiety Attack

    This is just an inside account of what it's like when I have an anxiety attack, written like a short story. Don't ask why the gender is switched--I guess it was just easier to write this way. Behind her, a student shifts his weight. Another taps his eraser on the desk. A girl...
    emptyangelveins emptyangelveins 18-21, M 3 Responses Jul 24, 2013

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    The first day back to school from spring break

    and my anxiety is already getting bad again. Ughh
    vVendetta vVendetta 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 14

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    I don't like anxiety,

    butt anxiety 💜 me. I get all bent o/of shape!!
    pyeito pyeito 31-35, M May 7

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    Hell 2

    when i was in my senior year in school, i was in a class called "tools for change" and we did lots of "fun" things in the class. everyday was hell. when we watched a movie i hyperventalated because i was afraid of the dark and had to step out of the class. the teacher was my...
    childcalledit childcalledit 18-21, T 2 Responses Dec 6, 2011

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    When I have anxiety attacks I hyperventilate &

    I cry & I feel a sharp pain in my stomach & I'm always alone when I have them, which makes it worse. I just need to know a way to make it stop.
    spookyclair spookyclair 13-15, F 3 Responses May 1

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    I had a break down today

    for the first time in a while. Have you ever felt so overwhelmed that you just cry? You have these mini anxiety attacks where you question what you're doing with your life and why you've chosen to do the things you've done so far. But of course you don't know the answer. So all...
    courtlharris courtlharris 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 13

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    I found out a few days ago

    that what I thought was a nightmare was in fact real. Usually I had these episodes during the night, so I thought I was sleeping. But on Monday I had it during the day. And I was wide awake...I think. The demon visited me. It was speaking in a different language-or maybe I...
    TheIceDragonReturns TheIceDragonReturns 16-17 1 Response May 7

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    Does anyone have any really helpful

    relaxation/meditation/calming tips for panic and anxiety? I've been trying not to take my as needed meds anymore (have been successful for 7 days now!) 😊 working hard to get rid of my long term anxiety problems. (I'll be seeing a new psychiatrist next week.) But in the...
    Anxiousgirl13 Anxiousgirl13 18-21 2 Responses May 3

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    Man, Anxiety Attacks

    Yep, I have those.  They fluctuated between anxiety and panic and social phobia, but I guess it's mostly anxiety-panic attacks.  Been having mine for the past about eighteen years roughly.  They started when I went to college and felt suddenly out of control and overwhelmed...
    DaSSRedemption DaSSRedemption 31-35, M 6 Responses Mar 5, 2012

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    Flying alone for the first time alone today.

    Paniced at the airport, and am now panicking on the plane.
    Amidala97 Amidala97 16-17, F Apr 8

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    There are places we go to

    that bring the darkness to our soul. On the inside, we have such strong hatred and fear of the place. But that place is somewhere we must go. We must fight the demons. The second I walk in this place, the demon greets me. Of course I can't see it-yet. But I can feel it. I...
    TheIceDragonReturns TheIceDragonReturns 16-17 May 7

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    I had one today. Pretty embarrassing really.

    I don't like to leave the comfort of my home (especially alone), but sometimes I have to. So I walked over to the PostOffice to send some parcels away, got there, started trying to find the correct size parcels and all of a sudden I started sweating profusely.....like it was...
    seashells123hope seashells123hope 26-30, F 4 Responses Dec 13, 2013

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    Hey guys!! I haven't had a panic attack today!

    It the first day in months... I hope I'm not jinxing myself :-) I just thought id share because it's really encouraging and I feel proud of myself. Even now when I am calm I am going to practice my meditation and breathing to make it a healthy habit. Love, hugs and deep...
    Anxiousgirl13 Anxiousgirl13 18-21 1 Response Feb 19

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    I Can Control Them Now

    I used to get panic attacks all the time. I learned to control them. I found breathing in to a paper bag worked best at the start. I learned to recognise the signs and make my breathing shallow and slow. Now, I can feel the signs coming on, but because I know I can control it...
    naughtyfungirl naughtyfungirl 19-21, F 2 Responses Nov 14, 2007

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    I've been having them

    or feeling them come on and taken pills to stop them quite a bit recently. My job stopped giving me the hours I was getting before because we're so slow with business and it's making it very difficult to pay my bills. I'm constantly anxious and it's getting so bad that I had to...
    MichiganGirl420 MichiganGirl420 18-21, F Mar 25

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    I had anxiety attack today I front of my

    boyfriend but he comforted me while I was it in and clammed me down tomorrow I get to see him
    Elisharocks12 Elisharocks12 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    These suck. For me I know one is coming

    when my vision gets blurry, lights also look flared out and hurt. I start sweating, get jittery, angry, sad, excited and feel like the walls are closing in. My heart is racing and I get paranoid. Not fun, feels like your going crazy.
    persononinternet persononinternet 16-17, M Jan 11

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    Happens pretty often,

    I get stressed to the point where I breakdown and cannot breath
    bteddy bteddy 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I Can Control Them Now

    I used to get panic attacks all the time. I learned to control them. I found breathing in to a paper bag worked best at the start. I learned to recognise the signs and make my breathing shallow and slow. Now, I can feel the signs coming on, but because I know I can control it...
    naughtyfungirl naughtyfungirl 19-21, F 1 Response Nov 14, 2007

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    What to do? I have an old job

    as a waitress that is just not fun anymore. The new owner is not good and I'm not sure if he can turn it around. He's already done some not so good changes. But what if it gets better? I get a text this morning for a job, I will make less, but the thought of trying something new...
    amy03r amy03r 31-35, F Jul 14

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    So, I'm not usually an anxious person,

    but for the past few days I've been having horrible panic attacks. And, like, I really shouldn't have been, because everyone was super nice to me, and even costumers were trying to help me, but I had no idea what I was doing, and I felt useless and annoying. It got really bad...
    Xxnichole9412xx Xxnichole9412xx 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    The feeling of your heart feel like it's caving

    in . The feeling of fear and nervousness in the mist of living in a **** up reality . I often slowly hope to be happy and not have to worry about my anxiety taking over anything that makes me feel whole .
    dyingofthirst dyingofthirst 16-17, F 1 Response May 4

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    ChaoticCaroline ChaoticCaroline 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 25

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    I Need My Life Back!!

    I am sick of need everyone else to take care of me and needing medicine to keep me stable.  I wish I could go back to before everything changed.  Before anxiety/panic attacks.  Before depression hit me.  Before I got overwhelmed over stupid things.  Before my life snowballed...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 16, 2012

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    Anxiety Is My Enemy

    When life is simple and carefree I feel solid as a rock, but when there is turmoil with someone I deeply care for, my anxiety goes through the roof. My whole brain floods with frantic need to immediately fix the situation. This triggers high desperate emotions that latch onto any...
    tinymind tinymind 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 2, 2013

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    My anxiety attacks are getting severely worse.

    I've tried, therapy, meds, and even coping mechanisms. How do I stop them? No one in my family has been a big help and I'm facing some hardships right now that aren't helping the attacks.
    Dubstepdude25 Dubstepdude25 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 5

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    I have frequent panic

    and anxiety attacks. They've gotten so bad I'm afraid to hang out with my friends in public lest I have one in public. Does anyone else have them? I just want to know I'm not alone.
    ThatOneShipper ThatOneShipper 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 20

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    This Is The Most Misunderstood Disorder.

    I've been called crazy because of my anxiety attacks. I am now taking Vicodin (I got for pain) but it helps, I need to find the right medication for my anxiety. This is the craziest thing to deal with. I can't even take allergy medication because it makes me paranoid and my...
    TrustNobody TrustNobody 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 5, 2010

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    I fear a lot of things from my past

    and I sink deeper into oblivion as these affect my future. I feel helpless, lost, unappreciated, undecided on how to shape the future...then the attacks begin...the demons of my past demolish my present, I take in too much oxygen, I get more disoriented...but I am surviving...I...
    sugarpuma sugarpuma 31-35, F 2 Responses May 7

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    I Thought I Was Dying

    I started having anxiety attacks as a teenager, just the thought of coming out of my bedroom to sit with the family for dinner would set me off with awful anxiety attacks, I thought I was having heart attacks, mini ones and my heart was getting weaker and I was going to die...
    amigoodenough amigoodenough 36-40, F 6 Responses Dec 6, 2007

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    Never Told By a Doctor But...

    ...I know this is one of my many problems.  Some times when I'm trying to sleep I have the following things happen, either all at the same time or just one or two of them: 1.  Mind races and I can't get it to calm down 2.  Heart races and I don't know why 3...
    QueenD QueenD 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 2, 2008

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    My First........ I had my first anxiety

    attack back in June of this year. I was with a friend in a grocery store, and something inside of me snapped. I screamed really loudly, and fell on the floor crying. I was holding my ears and rocking back and forth on the floor saying 'I don't want to go.' and 'Go away'. I had...
    BENDrowned BENDrowned 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 3, 2013

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    I have Anxiety Attacks,

    it's mostly from school though. Its so bad that its embarrassing. I remember this one time I had an exam and I didn't study what so ever because I was so sick I had to go to the hospital twice. I was literally freaking out in the car on my way to school. I was practically...
    Meloryne Meloryne 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    I get so bad at times

    that I shake and vomit. Heck if I'm really stressed I sometimes go for almost a week without sleep. I know others have it worse off but it sucks. I'm currently about to put my two weeks in at my current job because I found another and I'm tired of this place. Thing is I'm not...
    shyguy38 shyguy38 18-21, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    My anxiety get worst at nighttime.

    I wish I didnt have to get suffocated by it at night. Or random times in the day.
    horridlife horridlife 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 16

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    I feel like I'm imprisoned by my mind.

    I don't even have a job but I have to spend $30 a week to keep from having anxiety attacks or just to relieve them when they come
    footfungusfairy footfungusfairy 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    You know you love him

    when a dream of him dying sends you into an anxiety attack...I woke up from a dream of my fiance dying this morning and it felt like there were iron bands clamped across my chest, drawing in a breath sounded like I was breathing through a straw, and I was shaking uncontrollably...
    MichiganGirl420 MichiganGirl420 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    reelman4372 reelman4372 31-35, M 3 Responses Jun 3

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    I feel like suffocating everytime i experience

    anxiety attacks, last night new year's eve as i was travelling with my niece my anxiety came again, i wasn't like this before i can travel alone at night, my anxieties started and triggered when i took a med called moxifloxacin a month ago everytime i take this med i...
    vivieneski vivieneski 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 1

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    Elisharocks12 Elisharocks12 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    Attack

    From out of nowhere it strikes. An invisible foe that can paralyze you in a heartbeat. A rapid, painful heartbeat that knocks the wind right out of your lungs that sends you into more of a frenzied panic than before. You can't get your brain to focus on anything but the...
    phoenix924 phoenix924 36-40 1 Response Jul 27, 2013

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    “Panic attacks doesn’t mean you’re weak.

    
Panic attacks doesn’t mean you’re a freak.
If anything,
Panic attack are the sign,
That you need to start talking,
Instead of always listening.” I saw this on my tumblr today and I'd thought I should share it with ep....
    Shygirl917 Shygirl917 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 27

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    I have terrible anxiety

    and get anxiety/panic attacks for no reason at all sometimes. Some attacks are worse than others..the last one I had that was really bad was Sunday night...I told my best friend something, I trusted him with it, but I was still so scared of what he might have said...I was...
    JalenFrankie616 JalenFrankie616 13-15, F May 7

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