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Feeing really anxious/nervous

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MugTreeSpoonFace Fri 08-Jul-05 19:36:38

And I don't for the life of me know why!

I feel really really worried/anxious/nervous. My hands are shaking, my neck feels tense my stomach is in a knot and I have absolutly no idea why! it's horrible

starlover Fri 08-Jul-05 19:37:52

could be a panic attack...

breathe slowly and deeply. cose your eyes if you want... just focus on breathing in and out... and think nice things

dizzymama Fri 08-Jul-05 19:38:13

Had a bad day? Are you tired? Have a glass of wine?

beansprout Fri 08-Jul-05 19:39:10

Where are you? Reaction to yesterday? I have felt v anxious on and off today.

dizzymama Fri 08-Jul-05 19:39:31

OK Sl's advice is probably better for you than mine! I have this MTSF on ocassion, find the breathing (and the wine!) helps as does trying to focus on what may be worrying upsetting me...

trefusis Fri 08-Jul-05 19:40:24

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MugTreeSpoonFace Fri 08-Jul-05 19:40:59

Never had a panic attack before but imagine they would be much more definite than this.

Not had a bad day, there's absolutely nothing I can think of to trigger this.

It's like the nervousness you get before a really big event.. wedding, important job interview, speech in front a large number of people. That kind of feeling. Tried to lie down but head is pounding

dizzymama Fri 08-Jul-05 19:41:58

My panic attacks aren't huge, I feel like omeone is gripping my throatand yes, that job interviewfeeling.

trefusis Fri 08-Jul-05 19:43:28

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MugTreeSpoonFace Fri 08-Jul-05 19:44:44

Really? I always imagined them being some huge event - not being able to breathe etc

I feel like I did the day I thought dp and I were over for good - it's that shocked, unable to speak/cry feeling just numb sick feeling.

dizzymama Fri 08-Jul-05 19:46:33

Yep those are mine MTSF! I didn't think that was what it was either till dr told me. Darkened room helps too sometimes.

MugTreeSpoonFace Fri 08-Jul-05 19:58:40

Sorry just had to go to the loo iykwim (sorry if tmi) but it's all that kind of feeling

I've been exhausted all week (have overslept every day) I realised the other day I'd only had about 3 days off work all year so I'm looking forward to a week off in August.

Hopefully it's just a one off as I'm a bit run down and tired.

I didn't realise this sort of feeling would be a panic attack. It's not very nice - do you get them often?

MugTreeSpoonFace Fri 08-Jul-05 20:00:32

I'm going to go and have a bit of a lie down. thanks guys x

Hulababy Fri 08-Jul-05 20:00:45

I get the nervous/anxious feeling too. I now know that they occur when my heart is going to fast or I am having palpatations. They are not panic attacks as such for me. I have tachycardia (fast heart rate) and it is that that causes it.

MugTreeSpoonFace Sat 09-Jul-05 21:48:55

Just wanted to say thanks. Felt fine again this morning.

Had a massive row with dp in the middle of the night and locked him out. As a result I ended up taking dd on an impromptu trip to the seaside, it was her first ever visit to the seaside but we both had a really fab day. Very tired now though.

Thanks again!

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