panic attacks Archive

I Almost Died of a Pulmonary Embolism, And All I Got Was This Lousy Anxiety Disorder

Rationally, I know that escalators are not death traps, but my body thinks that’s false. Let’s start there. I’m guessing most people feel perfectly secure when they’re at the mall, stepping onto a single moving stair with ease and accuracy, not even holding onto the rails. Very impressive. But … Continue reading Source link

IT HAPPENED TO ME: I've Lost Two Years of My Life to Agoraphobia

Throughout the course of 2014, my 17th year of life, I developed anxiety problems that started with some low-level nervousness and occasionally avoiding social events. Over that summer, I became a messy bundle of panic attacks and beta blockers. By the end of the year, I was missing several … Continue reading Source link