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Morning anxiety and panic attacks

Elephantlover
Elephantlover

Does anyone else wake up in the morning with a panic attack or severe anxiety? I want to sleep later, I want to stay in bed, but I'm so anxious I have to get up. I'd like to know if anyone has some advice or some tricks they use to prevent this from happening.

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Hidden
Hidden

I can relate, mornings are the hardest I have found, but am beginning to realize it’s just a false thought. I try to get to bed earlier and if I wake up- I try to think about future events that I enjoy.

Sometimes mornings are the worst for me but I just try and focus on happy things if I'm feeling anxious

Hi elephantlover. I would like to tell you that you are not alone with feeling anxiety in the mornings. I personally, wake up in the morning and feel like I'd rather stay in bed and hide under the covers. But I have found out that it is just a lie that is placed in my head that I allow to control me. I overcome it by focusing on positive things. I tell myself positive things as well. It actually happened to me just this morning. So I know it is very real. Believe in yourself. Hugs :)

Hidden
Hidden

Yes, mornings can be horrible. I find that it is better for me to get up instead of laying in bed worrying and obssessing. I try to shower right away and I start to feel better. Putting one foot in front of the other gets you through the day.

Agora1
Agora1 in reply to Hidden

dogluva, I totally agree with you. xx

Hidden
Hidden in reply to Agora1

Thanks! We've got to keep on keeping on!

Elephantlover
Elephantlover in reply to Hidden

Thank you. It's just when it starts at 5am, I wanna bash myself on the head so I can sleep later☹

Hidden
Hidden in reply to Elephantlover

I get it! Anxiety is hell. But, you are not alone.

Are you on any meds for this? I am supposedly on a group of meds to help, but I fear it is not working.

I am for depression and it's supposed to help anxiety, but it doesn't...

I have been using CBD oil as well. Take it first thing in the morning and it helps me relax.

I've heard a bit about cbd oil, I guess I should look into it. Thanx

Now I am having morning anxiety! Yes I super agree with dogluva, take a shower right away and feel better, then keep yourself busy.

Hope4me1
Hope4me1 in reply to NemoAbella

That does sound like good advice! I go right for my CBD vape pen. It does help.

Hi,

I was wondering if you were still having your morning anxiety or if you had found a way through?

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