I am new to this group and I'm unsure if it will even help but I feel like I have tried everything else. I have suffered with anxiety since I was about 14 years old, I am now 21. First off the panic attacks were really bad and I was afraid of leaving my house as it was the only place I felt comfortable. As I've gotten older the attacks seem to have become less frequent however they still do happen. I often worry that I have a serious illness and that the doctors are not diagnosing me correctly. I frequently call the doctors and go to see them but I always panic that I will be one of those people that you read about in the news where they went to the doctors and their symptoms were ignored and then within however long they ended up dying. I always feel stupid talking to anyone about it and I can see why I sound crazy. I'm not really sure what I can do as it is affecting my day to day life and no matter how hard I try to think positive it never really works. They can make me feel like I am really ill, I can get dizzy, struggle to catch my breath and can last for ages or atleast they feel like they do.
Has anyone ever felt this? Please tell me yes! I’ve had it for years but now I am focused on it and I feel it so much like I can feel my heart beat all over my body and even in my neck and head like my head moves with my pulse. Today I’m home alone my kids aren’t home and my husband is at work and I’m freaking out.
First off I want to say how happy I am to have found this page. I don’t know anyone else in real life that deals with this and I feel like a burden to anyone that I discuss it with. I started crying when I read your posts because it is so relieving to know that even though I feel insane, I am most likely not, and I am certainly not alone. I went through a phase 3 years ago where I thought I was...