... This is such a difficult topic, and it's because this disorder isn't ever diagnosed from a test, it's diagnosed after cancelling everything else out.
I do agree that once you have experienced panic attacks for an ongoing period, there really isn't a genuine 'cure'. I agree with Sickman that its more of a way of coping to keep them at bay.
But the frustrating thing... (28 replies)
... Oh I know that feeling! Mine always start that way and it's always in a public place which is so scary! I have had to teach my son what to do when this happens as from time to time I will faint! I am always afraid someone will take my children when I am having one of these "attacks".
I would see a Dr, there are Meds out there that do help, you're not alone do know that. (11 replies)
... Hi, dizzyness and faint feelings were how mine started... along with palpatations shortly after. ... (5 replies)
... I also used to get the faint feeling, but never in all the years I had panic attacks did I ever faint. ... (6 replies)
... Hey!!! Well as for the Ativan I cant take it because it is a pill. What happened was my doc called the hospital pharmacist and he said you could get ativan in liquid so my doc wrote the prescription. i just went to pick up the meds the other day and my pharmacist said the only way it can be taken in liquid form is by injecting it. NO WAY am I doing that. So I am looking in... (1 replies)
... Hi, I was just wondering how you were making out with the "fainting spells". Is the Ativan helping? I had been feeling pretty good. Even this morning I was almost back to normal, I had energy and was in high spirits. Then this afternoon I had a bad spell, which set me back. I feel lousy, even though the initial "faint feelings' have subsided. Do you feel tired/run down... (1 replies)
... t i felt real spacey and detached kind of a drunk off balance feeling. I felt like this for two days and then the third day i began to feel those dizzy, anxious feelings again. this time i went to the hospital and they said nothing was wrong with me. ... (6 replies)
... I'm so sorry you're going through this. I know how you feel. Your panic attacks are being triggered by feelings you start to have that trigger symptoms reminding you of your overdose. Which I'm sure was scary. ... (3 replies)
... I have almost the same thing as you do babyboat, I have had panic attacks for over 10 years now, I'm 31, and recently started being agoraphobic, I also suffer as you do from PTSD and depression, its the same chain i suppose, I'm currently experiencing this derealization sensation, its just awful, I just wanted you to know that you're not alone in this, and we can share... (1 replies)
... stronger like i could feel each single beat in my whole body ,i was afraid to anywhere to eat outside or go malls ,because when ever i go to malls i got the same feelings feeling dizzy and i could not eat ect.. ... (0 replies)
... Weird type" feelings throughout your body? ... (0 replies)
... I feel the SAME way at my school, i start worrying: "What will happen to me if i faint" or "I'm gonna faint"; its really bothering me, its been going on for 2 years now...? (7 replies)
... I completely understand your fear and feelings. Mine are a bit different yet the same. I panic over sexual issues. Images will flash in my mind and I panic so hard I want to run or call someone and talk to them - but tell them what??? The crazy thoughts in my head won't come out right, I'm sure and they'll really think I'm crazy. It is the most terrifying thing to have... (2 replies)
... dad while I'm getting these feelings of fainting often helps. Sometimes the faint feeling is SOOO strong, I feel I have something medically wrong. ... (7 replies)
... Lightheadedness and "butterflies in stomach" feelings are both symptoms of panic attacks, but again, this just does not sound severe enough to be a panic attack. ... (8 replies)
... Jane, how are you feeling first day without celexa? Are you feeling okay? Has the Linden Method helped you get through the first day?
I started practicing my vestibular exercises yesterday and it has helped a lot with my imbalance problems. However, as I told you before, I feel foggy, dp/dr from time to time too. This morning on my way to work, I all of the sudden came... (42 replies)
... oh no i'm gonna faint. It's a vicious cycle, we fear the actual panic feelings which we are causing through our thoughts. ... (4 replies)
... I suffer from panic disorder as well as anxiety. The symptoms for me during a panic attack are very overwhelming feelings of Rapid heart beat, pounding heart or palpitations along with Sweating or the chills. ... (10 replies)
... Hi, my on line name is Cinn. I"ve had Panic disorder for over 15 years now. And I wanted to tell you that it will pass, sit down and say "Stop" to all your thoughts. I don't know if you read the sticky post about the symptoms of panic/anxiety attacks. You are normal! And there is help out there for you!
There are a couple of things that you might want to check right now.... (13 replies)
... done! but i have noticed when i panic i try hard to satay in controle, i go faster, like if im walking i'll go faster, or i'll rush around in order to ignore the feelings of panic. ... (11 replies)