Hi all. I think I'm having a panic attack. I had just drop my daughter off and came back home and set in the (my boyfriend just called as I'm trying to type so I answered so I can talk to him in hopes that will distract me) but I sat in my car I had noticed when dropping her off I felt a tingle in my arms and then slight tingle in my mouth. So I immediately started thinking anxiety /panic. I'm shaky right now as I type. And so I was trying to go ahead and began deep breathing in hopes it would keep me calm but my mind of course is already racing. So as I drive home I felt a little shortness of breath so I still tried to continue deep breath. So as I sat in front of my house in the car I was looking in my phone and I then felt like my chest got heavy and then a rush of a warm sensation hit my brain. AND then shortness of breath again. So I panic of course and my heart started pounding. So I opened my door because I got scared thinking I was about to faint and I immediately dialed 911. So then as I dialed 911 I hung up because I said to myself your having a panic attack that's all this is. Don't call because you already know panic attacks can do this(still very shaky right now as I type this. Chest still kind of tight and barely typing these words without shaking so much) so as I walk towards my house I'm trying to coach my self saying it's just a panic attack you will be fine the 911 called back so as I'm talking to them they asked do I need someone to come and I really wanted to try and get through it without them coming but because I still kept feeling lightheaded and short of breath I said yes send them. So I walk in my house mouth was very dry. Went to drank water. Sat down on my couch and still felt tingling sensation in my finger and legs a little. So they get here and yes I told them first that I think I'm having a panic attack and explained what I was feeling and of course them probably going through this too much they basically took my pressure and was saying yes it's a panic attack. And they were basically saying every thing I already knew they would say. But them being there gave me a little ease so then they left. And i had got on the phone withy boyfriend and was talking to him hoping it would distract me. It did a little. But I still feel the tingle a little. Still shallow breaths. Chest still tightening up a bit and my throat tightening up a bit. Like its coming and going. I keep trying to coach myself by saying I know these symptoms I've had this before I've been through this. Calm dowm. You will be finw. But then I still keep getting moments of shortness of breath. Dizziness. I did drank water but even now I'm still on edge a bit. My face still a bit tingly. But my heart is not pounding I guess my attack has to play itself all the way through and do what all its gonna do and I'm trying not to let it make me panic more. This is so much. Yesterday I had a good day. Not really no bad syptoms but it seems soon as this morning came I felt anxiety had already began to sit on my chest soon as I woke up the nervous feeling was there and I kept getting gas build up in my chest and lightheaded so it's like it already started soon as I woke up. Why so much uo and down days. Yesterday I had a good day but right now I'm scared? Can this happen I just need reassurance from someone. My ears are ringing
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