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I Have Had a Panic Attack

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    And when I cry too much, my face goes numb. Does anybody else experience this?
    tryingtobeashappyasiappear tryingtobeashappyasiappear 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 23

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    Perhaps The Beginnings Of An Attack? - I was on holiday in Indonesia with my Dad and Aunty recently. One night I was casually having a discussion about prostitution (as you do...
    BettyValentine BettyValentine 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 25, 2012

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    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...
    Lifeafterpanic566 Lifeafterpanic566 31-35, M Feb 23

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    Had Them - Now, I Don't - And - I Don't Miss Them - I've been hyper-active (even ADD) all my life. I ran wide open on everything I've done. I believe that, in my case, the panic...
    funspot4jnf funspot4jnf 56-60, M 2 Responses Jul 30, 2006

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    I just had one on Saturday , I was doing a banquet , just stood there and blanked out . It's a good thing I work with my husband , he said , he looked in my eyes and nobody was...
    Amylee48 Amylee48 46-50, F Mar 21

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    I don't know if mine is related to darkness or crowds but I don't go to movies anymore b/c of it. :(
    Randomology Randomology 41-45, F Mar 4

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    nails digging into palms, the sickly coppery scent of blood, the warm and wet familiar feeling, dripping down your arm. salty water, running down your cheeks, to the corners of...
    maggieee5086 maggieee5086 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    I've definitely had panic attacks before. They are the worst feelings ever. My heart races, my body shakes uncontrollably, my eyes tear up, my chest gets a punched in feeling, its...
    supahdupahrosie supahdupahrosie 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 26

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    Ya I had panic attack n anxiety because of stress 2 years ago.... Now i eat properly n won't do stressful work ... Laughter is the Best meds.. is to be happy :) sure cure
    onionring onionring 46-50, F Mar 14

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    I Want to Be Normal - I had my first panic attack at 17; I'm 33 now.  My first attack happened when I was home with my girlfriend watching movies.  I felt a wave wash...
    guyfightingpanic guyfightingpanic 31-35 6 Responses Jun 23, 2009

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    I was just told I have had panic attacks and I didn't even know I never put the attacks as panic attacks and it sucks now that it has a name
    frozenkisses21 frozenkisses21 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 4

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    Panic On The Stairs -        My first panic attack was while I was walking up a flight of stairs. I have no vivid  image of falling ....just remember...
    Sara600 Sara600 56-60, F 1 Response Apr 10, 2010

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    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...
    Lifeafterpanic566 Lifeafterpanic566 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 12, 2013

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    Somebody Have A Clue - I've had two panic attacks before no idea why though, but I usually woke up from it or had just woken up and then had it. I have no idea why. Does anybody?
    Miss25234 Miss25234 16-17, F 4 Responses Oct 29, 2013

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    Subway Panic - During a particularly stressful point in my life, I remember that taking the subway became a battle.  I used to take the A train in New York from Dominican...
    Seraph1m Seraph1m 26-30, M 4 Responses Jul 23, 2006

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    Panic At the Disco ;-) - My first attack was 15 years ago.  I had been newly divorced with two young children and had re-entered the work force after a 7 year absence.  I...
    celticlass8 celticlass8 46-50 5 Responses Jun 21, 2009

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    The first panic attack I experienced has two very odd contributing factors. One being I had a very very strong latte at this little cafe. And the other involves a belly bar...
    SassySam77 SassySam77 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    My daughter went into an elevator and layed down on the floor as the elevator started to go up the floor started to lift she rolled over and feel of the side of the elevator...
    munfordsgrl munfordsgrl 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    I have them all the time whenever something bad happens or I get fearful
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 4

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    The World At A Stand Still - When I have a panic attack, it always seems like the world is at a stand still. Nothing is around me and all my mind is concerned about is the...
    AmazinglyAmazing AmazinglyAmazing 22-25, F 23 Responses Feb 4, 2012

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    I've only had one serious panic attack, and it was a scary experience. I could have sworn I was going to have a heart attack. Luckily for me it was nothing like that. My chest...
    Realitea Realitea 18-21, F Mar 4

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    Panic Attacks And Panic Disorder - I was always an extremely anxious person, always sensitive, always a worrier.  Looking back now, I can see that I had panic attacks as far...
    suzanneontheriver suzanneontheriver 26-30, F 16 Responses Jul 12, 2006

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    Just Breathe And Redirect - To date, I have only had 3 real panic attacks/breakdowns. The last one came yesterday. Panic is a response either to fear of an unknown stimulus or fear...
    deleted deleted 26-30 11 Responses Jan 11, 2010

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    I've had panic attacks. I know this because a nurse told me. I didn't know what panic attacks were until it was clarified. They are very strange. I used to think that I'd I was...
    RainbowDalia RainbowDalia 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 13

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    I've had 4 panic attacks. Twice I was on a busy highway and out of no where I feel like I'm having a heart attack, while suffocating... some scary ****! At first I didn't...
    queediana82 queediana82 31-35, F Mar 22

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    Panic Attacks Will Devour - I had my first panic attack in health class My senior year. I never felt so many things at one in my entire life. My ears startedringing then i felt...
    1woody 1woody 36-40, M 4 Responses Dec 23, 2011

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    I Battle Anxiety Disorder - I have suffered from anxiety disorder since childhood (due to events I will explain down the road in different posts).  In fact I am feeling...
    CFsurvivor CFsurvivor 26 2 Responses May 14, 2008

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    Only once when I was in an internship I hated. Felt like a corporate drone. Makes me thankful that I don't have to work at a bank.
    mermaidtongue mermaidtongue 18-21, F Mar 4

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    Frequently - I tend to get panic attacks quite frequently.....my chest starts tightening and I cant breathe very well.....severe chest pains....arms going numb....just crying...
    picgirl picgirl 31-35, F 8 Responses Jan 6, 2008

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    Today while driving. It was the worst feeling ever ... I thought I was dying and couldn't breathe ... I started bawling and my arms and hands got all tingly and my right arm was in...
    Luna77721 Luna77721 26-30, F 5 Responses Apr 4

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    I get random panic attacks. It's very terrifying and also tiring. Worrying when I will have the next one and who will be around is always in my head, which adds to the anxiety...
    Marie090 Marie090 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 4

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    After my mother died, I had them so often that I could almost predict the onset, I would just lay down and shake like a fish until it was over, once I realized the previous ones...
    mrrabbitdigital mrrabbitdigital 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 22

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    Drawer - I try to keep the panic in an old drawer, those that nobody touches, in the hope of ever having to scour old drawers and face undesirable fears from old frustrations...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses May 30, 2011

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    School From Hell.. - Just to begin... I've always been weird, in this case I was the youngest in my class, and no one spoke to me, everyone teased me to no end, and I was simply...
    ximximy ximximy 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2010

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    I Hated Public School - I used to have panic attacks all the time because I didn't want to go to class when I was in public school. I'd get so scared and panic. I wouldn't be able...
    sweetie1989 sweetie1989 18-21 1 Response Nov 6, 2008

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    I once had a panic attack and I told my mom about it she said it probably wasn't. I've almost had another one and told my mom. She told me I need to learn to deal with my stress...
    silence13 silence13 13-15, F 5 Responses Mar 16

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    I live with panic attacks off n on now but they used to be daily I am diagnosed with severe PTSD anxiety schizoaffective disorder I was badly abused as a kid and teenager now I...
    scarriemom scarriemom 36-40, F Mar 21

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    How I Managed to Become Less Anxious About Panicking - I had my first panic attack at 15, the night before school started in the autumn. I had never heard about anything like this...
    cocoon cocoon 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 23, 2007

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    Living With It - I have been having panic attacks for the past 10 years. I have been on paxil, zoloft, and now on effixor for the last 4 years. It seems to be the only thing that...
    Mydnight Mydnight 41-45, M 2 Responses May 6, 2007

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    I am afraid of death ... A lot , i think of tomorrow what will happen where I will be.. Is it possible that i lose my job... It started nine months back i reached to a stage where...
    inse inse 36-40, M 1 Response Feb 22

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    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...
    Lifeafterpanic566 Lifeafterpanic566 31-35, M Mar 4

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    More than once actually. But there was one time during the summer where I just freaked out. I remember it being because the cops came to my house and my stepmom tried to make up...
    distanceandspace distanceandspace 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 12

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    I had my first panic attack at work!! Was outta nowhere!! Felt like I was having a heart attack, they rushed me to hospital and all they did was give me lorazepam and teach me...
    googlelots googlelots 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 19

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    Panic Disorder - i have lived with panic disorder most of my life. i see a phsychiatrist, i take medication, i've been to support groups, read many books and some days are great...
    prettyinpink prettyinpink 46-50, F 4 Responses Feb 7, 2007

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    Having panic attacks? Here's some advice from Tyler Durden. 
    Lifeafterpanic566 Lifeafterpanic566 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 7

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    Just the other night. I had heart palpitations. The worst is being alone during them...
    papasshortie papasshortie 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 4

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    From Faith To Insanity - My first panic attack happend when I was about 16 years old.  I was raised in a Christian home.  I freaked out one night, wave of cold numbness...
    teparadox teparadox 26-30 Dec 2, 2010

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    I Have Had a Panic Attack.&nbs... - I have had a panic attack.  It was at a really bad time too... when I got pulled over by a trooper on the freeway.  I had to have an...
    Bonjourchic Bonjourchic 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 8, 2007

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    Panic and fainting I have never quite understood why the following experience happened to me, but I suppose it may well have been a panic attack. It happened long ago: I was...
    Macmann Macmann 56-60, M Jan 29

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    It's my anxiety 😖 I can't live my life being do afraid of everything. And these attacks occur more frequently. Ugh fml
    piercethetaco piercethetaco 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 11

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    It's the anxiety , they're no fun....
    CrushOnPhilBrooks CrushOnPhilBrooks 16-17, F Jan 28

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    Worst experience of my life. 2009... Came back from Eu after living there for a year... Didn't know what i wanted in life.. Came back to Aus... Had a heatstroke which sent my heart...
    conflicted2014 conflicted2014 22-25, F Mar 13

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