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Mandy950411
Mandy950411

Well here we go again another night of feeling like I'm gonna stop breathing my chest is tight also not sure I can handle any more of this feeling I talk to my gp and always get the same response it's just your anxiety which yes I know it is but even when I'm not thinking about anything it suddenly comes on and is horrible when it does and hate feeling this way can I ask does anyone else get these feelings on a regular basis and if so how do u manage themy thanks xxx

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This happens to me every night. Nights always seem to be the worst. I usually just wait it out or take something to sleep. I know what it is and there's really nothing I can do about it. I hope you find some comfort somehow, I know anxiety is hell!

I'm waking up these nights trembleing. I use to get that when ever I sit in a vehicle

I sometimes wake athe nights gasping for breath and trembling so scared to go back to sleep it's all to scary and noone seems to understand even when I talk to friends they don't understand what u are actually going through and say ahhhh u will be OK and sorry it ain't as easy as what they think xx

I would usually take deep breaths and that helped

I trust taking deep breath on through nose out through mouth like I have been told but never seems to help at times makes me worse xx

Nocturnal panic attacks are really the pits!

Unless you do something to address your overall levels of anxiety, they will continue to occur. The reason is that your brain is not distracted by events of the day and has time to do anxiety when it should be resting and rebuilding for the next day.

As the number of attacks mount up, so does your sleep deficit which affects your functioning during the day.

I had to accept doctor's advice that I need sleep more than letting anxiety rule the night so filled a prescription. I take Mirtazepine at night for it's sedating affects, supported by Temazepam when I need a knock out effect.

Hidden
Hidden

Try going to sleep with relaxing music playing or sounds of nature water running something that is relaxing to occupy your mind

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Mandy950411 in reply to Hidden

This is have tried but with a water theme as I love the sound of the rain but don't really help when in pain as carnt relax xx

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Hidden in reply to Mandy950411

I understand the pain part i sometimes think its my meds that are giving me my pain pop a couple of ibuprofens and then listen to music lol

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Mandy950411 in reply to Hidden

Carnt take them with my asthma but I am going to give it another go xx

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Hidden in reply to Mandy950411

Well dont do something that might hurt you

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