Ask an expert
Question

17 Jan 2006

PANIC ATTACKS
Im the same person that posted "forgiveness and love". i failed to mention that i have been having severe panic attacks as a result of what has been happening in my life. i live in fear and panic, and while at work il break out into a panic attack where my heart beats so fast and my body starts to prick all over, i become hot and just want to cry. i find it hard to breath as well. its affecting me bad and the panic attacks seem to be getin worst. i cant bear it and fear having the attack any time of the day. cos it just hits me out of the blue. pls tell me how i can overcome this. is so scared and alone
Answer 369 views
Expert
CyberShrink
cybershrink

01 Jan 0001

Yes, such attacks of severe anxiety are, by definition, very frightening. See a good psychiatrist for assessment and some medications which can help--- and ask for a referral to someone doing CBT counselling, which could help you get this completely under control.
The information provided does not constitute a diagnosis of your condition. You should consult a medical practitioner or other appropriate health care professional for a physical examination, diagnosis and formal advice. Health24 and the expert accept no responsibility or liability for any damage or personal harm you may suffer resulting from making use of this content.