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SEVERE "PANIC" attack w/ strong detachment form my own body

hlacovara
hlacovara

I was just outside at the park with my sister when all of the sudden these anxious feeling started. I was having racing thoughts mostly about suddenly dropping dead. A huge fear of mine. So now I am dizzy, I have extreme detachment from my own body almost as though I cannot feel as I normaly do and this sense of impending doom, I am so nauseous and hot all over my stomach is in a knot and these thoughts are coming with wave after wave of "panic" I'm really scared I am about to drop dead. I have no chest pain at all and my heart is not racing usually I don't ever have the heart racing or pain I just am so scared and don't fell right I am so afraid. Does anyone else's attacks go like what I have just described? Biggest issue is the detachment it is like im not really here in my own body I can't feel it, and the racing thoughts, catastrophic thoughts and sense of impending doom. Please anyone?

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I also feel the same symtops.. I also don't feel the racing heart beat. I do feel depersonalization and the constant worrie that I might drop dead.. Just remember that its only temporary feeling and that soon you will be ok.. Just breath and tell yourself you are ok and will be ok..

hlacovara
hlacovara
in reply to Patittos_

thank you I will try that :)

I get very similar symptoms and I have spoken to my therapist who assures me feelings and thoughts like these are quite usual for a person suffering anxiety. The detachment and feelings of impending doom can be quite common feelings. Obviously not belittling your feelings at all because I know very much what you go through. I think what I am trying to say is you are certainly not alone.

hlacovara
hlacovara
in reply to Moonmoo

thanks, yes really struggling

Moonmoo
Moonmoo
in reply to hlacovara

I'm so sorry you are struggling. I know how hard it is. I'm currently in treatment for very similar struggles. So Sending you any bit of energy I can to get through and we will. It will pass. It will lift. the sun will shine again.

thank you :)

RyRywifey
RyRywifey
in reply to hlacovara

Hey, have you gotten any better? Or seen a therapist for your symptoms?

hlacovara
hlacovara
in reply to RyRywifey

Not any better and I started therapy but it didn't help. Its so frustrating, the therapist has no clue about these symptoms I'm having. I'm looking for a new therapist. Thanks for your response.

RyRywifey
RyRywifey
in reply to hlacovara

I have the same exact symptoms. Have been having them suddenly ever since a bad trip in November, marijuana induced Derealization that caused me to have a marijuana induced panic attack in which I have never had. Ever since then, I've had extreme anxiety and intense impending doom and catastrophic thoughts. Every single day. I started taking Magnesium and it helps me tremendously but my period always throws me right back in it and I get really scared with all these thoughts again. Sometimes I weird nightmares because of it too. It's only anxiety but it's really tough to just accept that

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I so.etimws get thw racing heart beat lately i havent and it such a scary feeling.

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