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Thought I had control!

Well I thought I could control my anxiety attacks but I can't! I hate anxiety it's taking over my life! I feel like I'M going 2 die of a heart attack! My chest is heavy my heart feels tight I have neck n back pains! Please some1 help me, I need reassurance that I'M going 2 b fine smh!

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Neck and back pains are cause from right muscles, induced by stress triggered by the fight or flight response. The tight chest is also common, I've had it. You are healthy. The odds of a heart problem is very slim, and though I'm sure you could find information to contradict this, that's the case with every single thing but the odds are even slimmer that they will apply to you. I've read a bunch of information so feel free to message me and I can see if I can help give you a logical explanation of what is happening and why.

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Caused from tight muscles. Not right. Dumb phone.

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Thank u

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It happens to me too ! Don't worry dear it's just stupid anxiety ... Try deep breathing and remind yourself it will be over. If you have someone close try talking to them. I hope you feel better asap

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mrs88 you are making so much sense anxiety.can be debilitating indeed lately i find its getting a bit out of control at times but. some of that down to my meds doseage being changed about ! being round people can help as i find being on my own to much makes me worse ! take care and hope that things get better ! david

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Hope you feel better too and break free as I like to call it :)

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Thank u

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I went through the same thing and still do and I'm still here. Try breathing slowly, I know it's not easy to do while you are having pain, but you need to try to relax your body. I often get chest pain, neck pain that goes down in my arm, with back pain. I always try to be/stay quiet for a while... you can try to get interested in something on TV until your mind gets quiet.... it will eventually go away. Don't forget to try slow deep breathing.

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Thank u

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Standard symptoms you're describing. The more you try and fight them the more your anxiety gets worse. Lots of good advice above; stretching and breathing techniques, good friends, distractions

You will get there good luck ?

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Thank u

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Your be fine

I suffer with head related issues like ddizzyness. Tension headaches, focus.

It's anxiety, am struggling to be positive and not assume the worse.

It's hard but stay positive :) x

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Thank u

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Exactly how u described your symptoms I have it is the worse especially with the dizziness all the time I can't control it

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Yea it's horrible! The devil made anxiety LOL but seriously

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It's such a coincidence that I read your post today - last evening my chest felt heavy - it's hard to describe it any other way - & I was convinced it was my heart, especially as I'd never read or heard about that feeling before. And there you are today describing the same thing!!! I won't worry about it as much next time, thank you.

I've had anxiety for many years & in between attacks it all makes perfect sense & I think I will be wiser next time, but I never am, it always hits me like a ton of bricks & I get so scared, living alone doesn't help.

The responses you've had have been wonderful, so reassuring & knowing that so many share this awful state of mind makes me keep returning to this site. In the bad times I don't know what I'd do without it.

I'd love to know WHY some people are so susceptible to anxiety, why some of us panic - I understand the symptoms but I've never found a satisfactory answer to why. If I had a clue I could solve it & not spend my life screaming inside, 'Why me??'

Very best wishes.

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Thank u I'M glad I could help but anxiety sucks

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Yesterday at night I woke up to go to the bathroom i felt tight my hands and chest I couldn't breathe I was keep checking my pulse I freak Me out but I ignore the symptoms I get dizziness every day I hate it

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I get it everyday to. Tension around the temples and can't concentrate

My head feels blocked. Like if you were to read give it ten mins you'd think what was that again.

To control this, it will be hard.

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I been feeling ill with the anxiety since October.... First Er visit have had like 4 more i feel dizzy , weak, rapid heart beat, palpitations, skipped heart beats, head pressure, head movements, chest pain, tight chest, feeling like im going to pass out!! Burning sensation in my head is horrible!! I cry and cry and ask myself when will i be normal

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My bp is elevated too

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Aaww I'M so sorry u feel this way! It sucks so bad that we have 2 go through this bs!

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I get those sensations in my head

So odd

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I know is so hard

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Just now i went to take a bath and felt like it was my last minutes... Felt a weird chest feeling like tight and my head felt weird like not enough oxygen or i dont know and i just get some weird hard painful stressful scary things

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The worst part is that we continue 2 have the same symptoms but yet we think each time were

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Sorry bout that but each time we think We're gonna die

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