I Suffer Depression and Panic Attacks

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 103 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

    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

    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

    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

    3 Times

     I've only had 3 panic attacks ever. I'm far too ashamed to even tell my doctor about them. They only happen when I'm in a social situation where I don't know anyone and when everyone ignores me. It just makes me feel outa place. My 2nd panic attack was my worst because of...
    silencedsilver silencedsilver
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Jun 13, 2009

    Mini Attacks~

    I know I have depression, but the panic attacks are more of a guessed diagnosis. Every time I think of something stressful, I have involuntary gasps and start hyperventilating a bit and it sort of sucks.Welp, that's it. Nobody said this had to be fascinating.
    ItsRagtime ItsRagtime
    16-17, F
    1 Response Dec 11, 2011
    makeluvnotwar2014 makeluvnotwar2014
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Sep 11, 2014

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    I Hate Living Like This..

    I am 20 and would just like to havie my normal life back ! I have been having panic attacks anxiety and depression for a year! I have a 2 year old and im pregnant now! I just want over this for good!!
    anxiousamber anxiousamber
    18-21, F
    May 13, 2012

    My Life With Depression

    hi im 35 ive been suffering from depression and panic attacks now for 15 years, it all started when my brother killed himself,everyday was a struggle to get out of bed just hoping the world would end and let me be with my beautiful brother,going out became rare and when i did go...
    madcroat madcroat
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Apr 11, 2008

    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

    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

    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
    Jan 12, 2013

    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
    Dec 29, 2012

    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

    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

    Sucks.

    Depression sucks.Panic attacks suck.When I'm depressed I crave hugs. When I am having a panic attack I just want to be held.In my fantasy world, I wouldn't need meds or therapy if I would have been loved and treated with affection as a child, but mehhhhhh **** happens.And it's...
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick
    22-25
    1 Response Mar 20, 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

    Crawling Around In The Dark Looking For ????

    Where do you go when the darkness is crushing you like a mountain of sand,trying to claw your way out but it's too much?When the reality of your life sinks in with the realization that your true calling will never be heard,your dreams will never be!What do you do when all that...
    easye61 easye61
    41-45, M
    Apr 12, 2012
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