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Worst panic attack ever

Kevin160
Kevin160

Yesterday i had the 2 worst panic attacks ever, it came without any warning i dont know what triggered it honeslty but suddenly i felt nausea , and i became sore of dizzy and i could barely even take a breath , my left hand started hurting and i tried to ignore it because i know its psycological, usually when i go to bed im a bit calm , but it hasnt went away since yesterday, im just panicking more than before and it was frightening even though i really feel there is nothing to worry about, i know anxiety wont kill me but it feels that way. I just want to hold up until later this month so i can start seeing a therapist

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When this happens...do your slow breathing and force happy thoughts into your mind...I know how much it stinks...seems to me...you have a very good attitude...that's wonderful. Have a beautiful day. Dump trucks of love, peace, light, joy & hugs for you!

Kevin160
Kevin160 in reply to Hidden

Ya , yesterday was horrible but today i feel a bit better thank you for the support ❤️❤️

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Hidden in reply to Kevin160

Feed all the positive you can into your mind and more today...you can do this...remember how special you are..there's only one you! Fight the good fight for you. Love, peace, light, joy & hugs for you!

My friend I have suffered from psychosis before and it can bring scary thoughts.so I'm gona say to u that be brave...be bold....stand your ground no matter the panic or anxiety.u need to start fighting sir.fight and fight till it stops. Refuse to feel panic. When you do feel it challenge it. If you fear dark rooms then go in there and spend an hour just to challenge the fear. Victory is very sweet sir sometimes you just need to fight so that you taste victory

Kevin160
Kevin160 in reply to Dicksoan

I wish i can do that but i dont know what triggers this, i just panic for no reason, i mean the thing that scares me is that i will die from this as i always here stories from people dying from stress , now im healthy physically and i dont have any risk factors and i try to ignore it and i dont always think about it but this is what makes me panic more when i feel an attack coming , so i dont really know how to face this because there is no apperant trigger.

masa2333
masa2333 in reply to Kevin160

I am going through exactly the same, death is my biggest fear. My panic attacks were also out of blue without any visible trigger so I know how scary it is. I’m here if you need to talk to someone

Kevin160
Kevin160 in reply to masa2333

I would like to talk to you that would be great , so we can share our experiences and see how we can get better

Kevin160
Kevin160 in reply to Dicksoan

I just also fear that im gonna keep panicking like this for no reason eventhough deep down i know there is a trigger but its became sort of im just worried about stress and what is going on with me, not that i have a stressful life or traumatic events because im over that

Dicksoan
Dicksoan in reply to Kevin160

I too once started having fears that I'm gona die but guess what I did...I refused those thoughts this are psychotic so u just need to refuse. Be brave and say no im not going to die.

Also you guys need to go into meditation. That is self introspect. To look as far as childhood and see what really cause your panic attacks. It could be caused by maybe you were bullied at school and your still sad and started getting angry at such people feeling like you need to go back in time and pay them back. Such things cause different mental disorders so go and reflect at your past hursts and deal with them

Kevin160
Kevin160 in reply to Dicksoan

Well i did talk about some of my problems in previous posts u can check but in a nutshell, my health anxiety was likely caused by the fact that cancer runs in the family along with hypertension and diabetes, my mom and aunt and grandma were diagnosed with cancer along with distant relatives, family troubles too and some bullying when i was a kid, anyways i did try to overcome these its easier to face i feel like i have a bit more control of my thoughts i still get panic attacks for some reason

Kevin, this recent attack was a brilliant opportunity for you to practice acceptance (for the time being) which has led to full recovery for so many people over the last 50 years.

I'm not sure you took the opportunity to Face, Accept, Float and Let time pass: the method several of us have explained and recommended to you on a few occasions.

Acceptance is not something you switch on like a tap, it takes time. You say you don't know what triggered it, as explained there doesn't have to be a trigger: your nervous system is over sensitised 24/7.

You say you responded with panic and fear: this would release hormones that maintain the over sensitivity of your nervous system.

O.k. Keven, I think you may have decided that Claire Weekes' Acceptance method is not for you and her book not your cuppa tea. There are other roads to recovery which you could use for recovery but the Weekes method is the only one I can advise you on. I hope you find another solution before too long.

Kevin160
Kevin160 in reply to Jeff1943

I swear i thought of you when it started happening, i was saying to myself: “you will be fine, you have anxiety nothing else you wont die,it just feels like it” , i had the worst pain and feeling of weight on my chest that i thought it wasnt but i mean im better now even that i now cant even relax because im just worried every waking moment , but somehow i feel a bit hopeful because im no longer thinking about my pulse or bp anymore and its been. While since i measured it and its always low like it doesnt cross my mind and i really feel im over it, but this is happening for no apparent reason because i just panic and feel attacks coming without doing anything, i guess its because i experienced panic and i know how terrible it is i started being afraid of it and somehow it became like another terrible cycle, i t ot to analyze it myself and say it will get better , but im going to a therapist as soon as possible so we will see, my obstacle right now is to not keep thinking im going to die from a stroke or heart attack because i know its unlikely but because the physical symptoms and my mentality and thinking during a panic attack is never logical and im just worried about eveyrhting , even things that didnt worry me before

Just accept the painful symptoms, just accept the strange thoughts, for the time being, attach less importance to them. Do nothing, don't fight it, surrender to the symptoms of anxiety. Your nerves don't need a trigger to give you a panic attack, your nervous system is in a state of hyper sensitivity 24/7, that's all it needs.

You're still fighting, checking for it, just accept everything.

Kevin160
Kevin160 in reply to Jeff1943

I thought i accepted it because i kept telling myself its anxiety but i guess u r right i should face it and accept it not this way ...Ok i will try harder :)

Jeff1943
Jeff1943 in reply to Kevin160

Not just to accept in your mind that it's anxiety, that's the first part of Claire Weekes method: Face - Accept - Float - And let time pass.

The second part, Accept, means to accept the discomfort and strange ideas without giving them any importance or obsessing about them, just accept the discomfort for the time being. You can't accept and fear at the same time, stop the fear and before long your nerves become desensitised and all the symptoms pass.

Guys I hear all your saying but I have a different opinion. I too am struggling with depression. I have straggled with it for the past 26 years but I finally decided to challenge it. I really really know why I'm depressed. Its because of my low self esteem not being able to stand for myself always trying to please everyone. This causes serious depression I have learned that in every moment I have to stand for myself first and fight for my wants and desires. Well not physically but inteligenlty in speech in communication. So I have found out that I'm getting less and less depressed each day as I fight every day for high spirits I'm way better than when I started I now have joy I'm no longer lonely.I speak my problems to everyone which realy really helps me and the person I talk to. And I even get advice just buy sharing my daily struggles with strangers. So I think u need to reflect and see from inside what u really fear and fight that and panics will eventually stop

Kevin160
Kevin160 in reply to Dicksoan

Yes i understand what u mean, however for me im not depressed its just anxiety, and because it lasted for a long time, now im so afraid of the feeling itself that i find myself panicking regardless if there was a trigger, i just panic that im going to lose control and go crazy, also that i will die from this because chronic anxiety and severe panic every waking second is not healthy

I used to have panic attacks daily, even wake up right into one. Honestly educate yourself about what a panic attack is and how it chemically affects your body. Understanding it made a difference, along with accepting them. Yes I remember how crazy they made me feel, and how stressed I felt thinking that I might die. But no you will be fine. I watched a video on YouTube where one lady even institutionalized herself and got shock therapy from how frustrated she was with her panic attacks. In the end she realized she never needed to do that to herself and that it comes down to understanding how panic attacks function, and learning about yourself.

Kevin160
Kevin160 in reply to Blu7

Thank you so much , i will try to do that

i get panick attacks everyday i even loose my vision cant breath and get high bp shake all over... i cry and i am afraid of dying i do breathing techicks and listen to mozart music sometimes it helps .

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