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Am I suffering anxiety/panick attacks ?

My doctor is starting to think I have them. I ve had blood tests done to check if anything looks out of the ordinary but everything looks fine. I ve also had a 24 hour heart monitor. But nothing showed up. I just think it s really strang because I get these attacks out of nowhere. Even if I m not feeling panicked at all. All the sudden my body just feels weak, my head hurts, and I feel like I m going to collapse. Then that s the time I start panicking because I m scared I m going to die or something. I just think it s weird that I dont feel anxiety or panicked at all when my body starts flipping out. Has anyone here been diagnosed with them? Has this ever happened to you?
Wed, 16 Dec 2009
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Panic attacks can happen just the way you describe. It can happen just out of the blue like that too. Feeling scared like you are going to die is very classic as well. Your doctor sounds like they are doing a good job, keep up with him/her. make sure they check your thyroid too! good luck
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