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Short, Intense Anxiety Bursts

pinkshaylee

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Does anyone experience short, intense moments of anxiety that only last a couple of minutes max?

I have been on this serious anxiety journey for a year now. My anxiety has seriously decreased over the past three months thanks to lifestyle changes, therapy, and medication. However, sometimes I experience these intense anxiety feeling that last maybe a full 60 seconds. Then they are gone as if nothing happened.
 

AiThink

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Sounds like a panic attack. Builds up until it peaks. Then you get sleepy and cold. Does that sound right?
 

pinkshaylee

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I did get chills during one. I’ve had panic attacks before and that makes sense that this is what they are. They’re just so short that I wasn’t sure.
 

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Sorry you're going through what does sound like panic attacks. I have to admit I'm a bit envious as a 20 minute panic attack for me would be a "short" one.
 
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