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Oct 18 2012, 22:04
  • evelynboard Newbie

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    well my anxiety and panic attacks have been going on since april 21,2012 this is the third time first time 1997 and then again 2002 and now iam on celexa and buspar ive been off work for 6months over this and iam afraid to go back because that is where i had one this lasted time this stuff is very hard to overcome iam looking for someone to talk to about this and help me
  • Jaimeeluv Contributor

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    Oct 18 2012, 23:45
    I've had anxiety most of my life. Every little thing can set me off and when it does, my anxiety gets to a point of physical illness. This is something I've struggled with for so long and most likely will struggle with for the rest of my life. Even as I type this message, I'm having the chest pain, heart attack feeling, head hurting, body not wanting to work properly, breathing very shallow and fast, extreme dry mouth, ears ringing, sweating, skin turning red, and entire body aches from being so incredibly tense. I have been feeling this way for three days now because of the emotions and thoughts I'm having concerning my family. This attack is so bad that none of my medicine has worked as of yet, this is going to be one of those I have to just deal with and ride it out. I have vistiril for attacks that aren't so bad and I can take anytime I need to and still be able to function and take care of my four year old but I also have Xanax that I can use for bigger and scarier attacks but that medicine is a little bit stronger and can sometimes make me very sleepy especially when I'm worn out from bad attacks. There is no magic cure, just keep trying to find different things and be prepared to have an ongoing battle with this. It's not just going to disappear. You can cope ands age your life with it.
  • Ginny MODERATOR

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    Oct 19 2012, 07:02
    Can you describe your anxiety and panic attacks? There are many different kinds of anxiety and panic, and different things that set it off. What sets it off? What have you tried to help so far, and did any of it actually help?
  • Issues Newbie

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    Oct 25 2014, 10:27
    I feel like my relationship with my fiancé seems to set off my anxiety. It's hard to deal with this because I do love him.
    He has 2 children as well as myself, but his daughter is 12 and lives with his mother and she calls her mommy.
    My son who is 8 is with me on the weekends, his daughter and my son played together for 2 years and all of a sudden she doesn't want to be around him anymore and runs to her grandmother when she knows my son is coming, then she is right back the same day I have to drop my son off to his dad. So I started dwelling on what is going on and can't seem to get my head around this.
    I tried to have a conversation about this with my fiancé and he gets his back up and then it's a big argument and creaming match
    Which I tend to back down from because of my anxiety. I don't know what to do anymore, but know what is going on in my household is not something that I am dealing with very well