I Have Hyperventilated Before

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    Anxiety Attack

    My first severe anxiety attack (I haven't been diagnosed, but that's what I suspect it is) was in high school. I was nervous because I had to do a class presentation, and while I was doing deep breathing exercises to prepare, someone was getting their presentation all set up...
    Daimon Daimon
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 2, 2010

    Thankfuly it was only the once,

    I had dislocated my shoulder, I could feel my arm hanging. I was in so much pain and had to wait for the ambulance to come. Even before the paramedics got there I was panicking, I suffered with anxiety and the fact that my arm was out of the socket freaked me out. My breath...
    lovetodraw19 lovetodraw19
    22-25, F
    Aug 16, 2015

    Like Fainting

    that's something htat hasn't happened to me...I've had experienced with panic attacks but never had trouble with my breathe being out of control. I can imagine it's very scary!
    deleted deleted
    Feb 27, 2010


    Oh, sure, sure, who hasn't had a panicy moment? But who has HYPERVENTILATED??? lol. Panicy moment times seven thousand xD Let me make my story short... Audition.   xD
    HoldMe HoldMe
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 1, 2010

    Not A Fun Thing

    I have always been a worrier. Even as a kid. The first time I remember freaking out & hyperventalating was when I was around 7. We were on the way home from Colorado Springs..it was at night in the winter & the roads were really icy. My mom was driving, I was in the front...
    RubyLane RubyLane
    46-50, F
    Oct 22, 2012

    Ive Suffered With Hyperventilating

    Its horrible and very frightening to go through. Whilst I am actually hyperventilating, I lose feeling in my sensory surroundings, everything slows down and the panic gets even worse by this point. I reach a crisis point where I cannot panic any longer and this is when it...
    bubblegum84 bubblegum84
    26-30, F
    Feb 28, 2010

    Only When I Was A Kid

    Anxiety was the cause, any time things became stressful, like exams or pressure of work or people. It was over within ten minutes and after i left school it never happened again.
    deleted deleted
    Apr 14, 2010

    Stress Compensation

    I didn't realize I was doing it till the Radiologist pointed it out. I have really intense allergies. Sometimes it gets so bad, I can't breathe and my lungs close. I begin breathing really hard just to get enough air, so I'm gasping to just exist. This is very stressful on my...
    4vrUnique 4vrUnique
    1 Response Mar 6, 2010
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