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Its 3:05am and im up feeling helpless on trying my best to just accept this and the symptoms but they are just horrible the cycle keeps coming back. I awoke after 12 with the worst panic attack felt like i couldnt breath i was totally out of it i pitched up out of my sleep in a horror pacing around the house i thought i was dying does anyone knows what causes u to wake out of your sleep in a panic like that.

After the episode i managed to calm down and listened to some apps for anxiety and fell asleep woke up again now after 3 with a racing heartbeat and tension like no other the worrying is starting to kick in its so easy to say accept that its jus anxiety when the symptoms are the worse i just want to sleep so bad but skeptical of going back to bed amd everytime i drift off in sleep im awaken by funny feelings.

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Hi Cwoods, sorry for the late reply.

I hope you got some rest last night.

It’s all just anxiety. It happens to me as well. Some of my worst panic attacks have happened from waking up from sleep. My doctor told me that since I have such bad anxiety and my mind is on high alert at all times, that when I’m asleep, or trying to sleep, my mind doesn’t know it can shut off and is still on high alert. It could be anything from a creak in the floor or someone coughing that can wake you up from your sleep into a panic. Also, sometimes if you have bad dreams in your sleep. You don’t nexessarily remember them, but they could for sure be happening too.

I hope you feel better soon.

Xo

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Hi, there is a video from Dr Harry Barry from youtube. Watch it, very helpful

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Omg girl, last night was horrible for me too, I had anxiety around 11pm it started so I tried to ignore like I usually do but something just wasn’t right I felt weird and like I couldn’t breath and I tried to sleep my heart rate was higher than normal. I slept for three hours broken up and now I’m still up , crying my eyes out , stomach feels like I want to throw up , can’t breath and I can’t sleep because I feel like I’m just not gonna wake up. Ugh I was doing so good. I wish I looked at my phone we could have talked to each other. I hope ur alright . I hope you got rest . Message me when you can.

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Watch the video of Dr Harry Barry, very helpful. Hope you will get better soon.

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YouTube?

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Yes tou can search it youtube

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Yes it would have been nice to talk to someone i was up alone and afraid i managed to sleep jus a little but i woke up tired and very achy n full of tension. How are u feeling?

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I’m still up haven’t sleepers yet , crying .. stomach feels weird.. I watched a few of the dr. Harry Barry videos and I have been doing what he is saying and it works.. I think I’m under a lot of stress and I just couldn’t manage it so I’m haveing panic and anxiety.. how r u doing .

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Of course it's your thinking, I can't walk over a parking lot or any empty place without going into a panic. Can't go into the ocean ...I got it there too. Besides the waves going back & forth made me feel like spinning. I find that when going to bed if I eat I go to sleep quicker. Also, I have to have the TV on. Like someone in the room reading a bedtime story. Write anytime, Doris AKA (Spinningtop)

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The mind is a serious thing

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Yes, when I realized this and started to take charge it got a little better. Have you tried taking Magnesium. A Woman needs about 300 mgs and Men need 400 mgs. My symptoms stopped for 3 1/2 months but started up again. Don't know why. Write any time. Doris AKA Spinningtop P.S I take my Magnesium before meals, 100 mgs at a time throughout the day. I used to take them with meals but I would get watery stools. Doris (Spinningtop)

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I do but there are so many different magnesium so which one is the best one. It does help to relax you.

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I was taking Doctors Best High Absorption. However, the regular 100 mgs. Magnesium is good too. Just get that magnesium in you & start off with 100 milligrams & take one every time you have an attack. Your system will let you know when you've taken too much because you will have watery stools. I take 1 when rising with a full glass of water. Somewhere in the afternoon I take another, with water. At night I take another except when I feel off & in 3D I take another one. I found that with the 100 mgs you can't take too much to give you watery stools. Spinningtop...PS Any kind of magnesium will do....It's just a vitamin but it's a good one......It says take with meals but it gets through your system too quick that way.

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I have the same exact thing. I can’t get sleep because I always wake up after a few minutes in a panic attack (heart racing, shaking, palpitations, hyperventilating...) and then I can’t fall asleep again because I’m scared. Last night I got no sleep and this morning I took a little bit of pain medicine for my throbbing headache and dragged myself through a day of school. I used to miss so much school because of this but lately I’ve been trying to fight my anxiety with all my energy. I just got home and I’m going to try to take a nap. It’s very difficult when anxiety interrupts your sleep. If you ever want to message me I’m here for you. I completely understand what you’re going through.

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Oh wow u knw exactly how i feel i dont knw why this happens when we are trying to sleep or have fallen asleep thank you so much for your reply makes me knw im not all alone

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Yeah I’m not sure either. It is really nice to talk to other people who get what you are going through. Most of my friends tell me why don’t you just sleep if I try to talk to them about it and I’m like I can’t but they don’t understand why.

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Yes we both understand what it feels like others who dnt experience it just think we are over reacting

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After recently getting 2 shocks from an implantable ICD I'm now living in fear and anxiety, cant sleep, i nod-off for a half an hour or so and then i jolt up with all the same symptoms

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I hope u are feeling better now arw u on any medications?

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Hi, yes I'm on 4 different drugs - I've currently been awake since 1am following small cat naps that were disrupted by jolts in my chest

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I hope u feel better soon

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