How long can anxiety attacks last

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I've done some searching on the Web about anxiety attacks and how long they last. Most of the places I've looked at said they usally last 10-20 minutes. This has been a little distressting. When I'm having an attack, it can last up to an hour. My anxiety starts off mild, then gets progressively worse, then goes back down. Maybe my actual attack is only 10-20 minutes and the rest is just residual anxiety, but I'm not really sure. SO...
However, I kept getting symptoms which are classic signs of anxiety. My one question is how long can these affect me? Two months later and I still get dizzy spells almost daily, chest heaviness, a cloudiness to were I can't concentrate on anything and digestion problems. Will these eventually go away? I've been to my Primary Care about 4 times in the last 2 months. If I don't have a sinus infection or something then these must be caused by stress? Are these purely psychosematic?
The time period for how long varies by person, how much, what and how long they used. I was told the brain resets itself every 7 days the first month, then every couple weeks, then every 30 days, so you can expect to have these thing crop up from time to time for up to a year.
Can you describe to me, what and how the anxiety attacks are. Im confused. I dont know whether it is just an anxiety attacks or worst, heart attacks. Do you have pain in the left chest? Do you have pain in your left arm and left shoulder and neck? Do you have shortness of breath?? coz i do. I went to the doctor, and they say i am fine, and my ecg,blood,x-ray,urine test says my heart are okay.
I have to panic attacks and I read at the peg itron 2b web site that the peg itron 2b can cause panic attacks is this true? My panic attacks got so bad last year had to take time off work. I no longer take anything for them, just as needed. Does anyone else have panic attacks and take the peg itron 2b? My doctor has his mind set on this treatment instead of the other even though I told him the sides from the other were less.
but the clonidine would help either way... if you truly think you are having anxiety or panic attacks you may need something else, but beware, a lot of them are addictive. i know there are some anti-depressants that are used for anxiety, and a med called buspar, also non-addictive. but DONT ignore it...
I have been suffering from social anxiety my whole life without medication, I didn't know it was social anxiety until about 6 months ago, I just thought it was me. Over the past year or so I have been getting anxiety and panic attacks which are taking over my life, i dont know what braught them on but its really starting to scare me...
Can you tell me a lil more, so maybe I can help answering your questions. What was the last dosage you were taking? And for how long were you taking the xanax? How long did your taper last? xoxoxo. sophie.
I know it has only been a little over 24 hours, but i feel horrible. Just horrible. How long will this last? does anyone have anthing good to say about this? My 1 year anniversary is not this weekend, but the weekend after that and i want to be perfect for it. But right now, they only way i can see myself enjoying it...is by getting more pills...ugh. what do i do?
hey all! Does anyone know what I can do or take for my anxiety? I was taking ativan but when I switched sub drs this one sa8d he would like me to not take it anymore. I understand why but now I need something to do or take in its place. My last dr knew I was taking it and was fine with tht as long as it was mine. Which it was.. any tips, advise and such are welcomed .
And as far as how long panic attacks, which are the same thing as anxiety attacks, last, that totally depends on the situation and the person. Although the most intense anxiety only lasts a while, anxiety can remain elevated for hours afterward. Have you ever had talk therapy so you can understand your condition better?
8 they were bad along with insomnia. TSH that is hyper can cause anxiety and/or attacks which you describe. I would also get heart palps. Are you on meds at this time? Sometimes a combo of one dose one day and a lower one the next day helps, too .. it took about 10mos to get the meds good and then future bouts of tweeking.
My anxiety started with the "night attacks". The Dr. started with taking it all of the time, plus regular doses of paxil. Hated paxil, so went to just xanax and lorazapan before bedtime. Then he put me on Lexapro daily and xanax or lorazapan as needed. I normally can tell when it is needed before I go to bed. I have learned "my triggers" and stopped or decreased "My triggers".
Does anyone here have anxiety or panic attacks when certain symptoms come about? A few years ago, I passed out while being out with some friends. Went to the ER, cause unknown (of course). Ever since then it seems like the moment I start feeling dizzy or light headed, which is every day now, I think I am having what may be a panic attack. I start to feel like I have tremors, my heart races and the dizziness gets worse.
How can I convince myself that my shortness of breath is my anxiety. I usually have an attack and then by the end of the day I get over it. This one has been going on since yesterday and I have it in my head that since I have been feeling short of breath that I have something else wrong.
So I've suffered with anxiety and panic attacks for about 8 years. I used to be on medication for them for a long time til I finally realized I didn't want to be dependent on the medications. I had became addicted and eventually weaned myself off of them completely. It's been about 2 years and I've been fine without them. But here lately I've been having a bit of anxiety. My fear is when I go into labor I'll have a full blown panic attack and that scares me to death.
I just had a nose revision surgery post 10 days and I am experiencing anxiety attacks. I have had one previous surgery where I had the same experience. I am desperate!!! I have uncontrolable heart palpitations. I don't want to take lorzepram !! I am thinking of doing a body cleanse detox to flush everything out of my body. Is this wise? I typically do not suffer from anxiety, except after post surgery, WHY?!?! Is this typical ? Also, I am out of breath alot.
Just wondering how long anxiety attacks/symptoms have lasted in other sufferers?
Hello I am 28 and I quit smoking weed a little over 7 years ago and was told I had anxiety attacks and social anxiety dissorder and now I have headachs all the time back pain and dont sleep good at all and I was told that weed would help with all these things but I am worried that if I start again it could bring on more attacks because the heart speeding up in the start of the high and im worried that it could cause heart problems now I know in alot of states weed aint legal but I have put some
in feb I had kidney stones got addicted to lortab, when dr quit prescribing I went into full panic/anxiety attacks. Is this normal? haven't had anything since sunday, how much longer? they put me on Xanax for th attacks, but don't want to gt dependent on them. just went to gnc to get 7 day body cleanse, has anyone used this, does it help.
hi I started taking t3s after heart surgery in nov13 im probably doing 8 to 10 a day and last Monday decided that was enough. I've had major anxiety attacks panic attacks and sore muscles and headaches. how long can I expect until relief and is there ant no additive help out there? thanks desperate.
These anxiety/panic attacks are not like classic 5mn horrible ordeals. Thay can and do go on for hours. I feel like I've taken some kind of street drug. I'm not talking about a little inconvience here, this is full insanity. It has totally altered my thinking. I can look at an lifeless object (street light, moon rise. . anything really) and feel like crying. I made an emergency appt and told him what was going on.
my doctor put me on tramadol for backpain legpain and headaches so ive been taking them for about 5months and i really beleive there is an addiction i havnt had any in five days and im feeling cjchills hot flashes sleep apnea and a very upset stomache how long is this going to last and i also have anxiety issues panic attacks and take xanax on an as need bases but i have tooken maybe 3 0.
I do have night sweats, terrible insomnia, and anxiety attacks. I have been to the ER three times for the anxiety attacks--even though I cannot afford it. I have to help care for my three grandchildren-ages 18 mos to 4 years most of the week. Sounds like you have a lot on your plate to handle also. I don't know myself most days. Seems like I cry over everything. I'm sorry I wish I had more answers. It helps to talk to these ladies on here sometimes. They sometimes have answers.
congrats on day 6. sleep and anxiety are the last things to get back to normal. helps to be healthy, good diet and exercise. eventually it will start to come back. everyone is so different.
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