What a state I have got myself into, I am nearly 54 and have suffered with panic attacks since being a teenager, but to be honest hey have changed how they manifest. It use to be pains in my chest when I was in my twenties, I used to visit he doctor every week, they had the patience of saints, in my thirties I was not too bad to be honest when I think back but since turning 40 it has gone down hill and I am the worst I have ever been, Hot, feeling sick needing the toilet, feeling of going mad, totally out of control. I suffer fron seperation anxiety also, with the same symptoms, so ridiculous that 2 weeks ago my youngest son ( and only one at home) was going to France with College on the Saturday, but on the Friday I did nothing but cry and have the most terrible panic attacks so much so that I could have easily asked him not to go, how selfish would that have been, anyway I survived as much as I thought I would lose my mind and end up in hospital. I am trying to book a holiday for us all, but because I always have an attack when we go away I'm scared to book, one minute I am up for it the next I dont want to book, my emotions are all over the place, I just want to be like everyone else and look forward to going away, has anyone overcome this kind of panic and if so how, help I am so fed up and pre occupied with worrying about things not even here yet.
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