Any advice or at least anyone who can make me feel less alone? I have the worst time trying to sleep at night, I’m petrified of dying in my sleep and in result I have a panic attack every single night. It’s the worst feeling. It feels like I’m having a heart attack every single night, and on top of that, my legs feel like jello, my body shakes, my heart beats out of my chest, my chest hurts, i hyperventilate. it’s awful. knowing i’m not alone or anyone that could give me advice or anything at all would be great.. i’m feeling hopeless.
This app makes me feel better or an app that can connect you to other people of the same type. You can also message me if you need to, I would respond quickly.
I was really going through this hard not long ago. I was up for a straight 2 weeks! Never felt closer to death in my life. I was so scared I would die in my sleep. My heart would beat out of my chest too. Life was horrible and I fully understand where you're coming from. If you'd like to chat about it, I'm totally up for it
I absolutely hate this for you. I totally understand where you’re coming from, as I’ve had those same fears and symptoms before too. Just know that your mind is extremely strong.
It’s frustrating that there may be nothing that’s “wrong” with you physically health-wise, and that should help you relax, but it sometimes it just doesn’t. That’s understandable.
Try grounding yourself, while you’re in bed. Have you tried mindfulness? The Calm app really helps with that, or you can find guided mindfulness sessions on YouTube. I also found that ice packs to my chest reeeeally helped me feel “there”. Grounded.
You can message me as well if you want!
I also went through this. I would stay awake because I was afraid to go to sleep. I got a full check up from my drs… like everything, brain scans, heart monitors and all the blood work. When they didn’t find anything I thought they were wrong and I was dying. I found a Reddit full of people that talked about their anxiety symptoms and specifically health anxiety.
When these symptoms manifest physically you really feel like you are dying. I went to the er because my limbs went numb and my head was spinning and they found nothing wrong. It was months of working through that and getting a handle on my symptoms until I felt a little more in control of my life.
You will get through this, but it won’t be overnight and your feeling are valid!
I hope you find what works for you and there might be a life changing event, good or bad that is causing more stress than normal that you haven’t thought would even be an issue
Don’t give up, I know I wanted to
You can learn a lot about yourself from this and come out of it stronger
I still have days where I feel I’m going to fall back into full blown attacks but another thing that helped was journaling everything and each symptom I felt, I can look back and when I think something is new I read that I have already been through this and it’s not new and I made it through. It won’t last forever
Oh my. I've been through this for quite a few years. What helped me was distraction. Start reading something. Or call someone. Or clean something. Listen music or youtube.
Don't focus to much on worrying about passing away in your sleep. As I don't know what your beliefs are, but I've learned that worry is such a waste of time. Nothing will happen unless it's supposed to. Most of what we worry about never happens.
As I say this. ((Only trying to help)) I totally understand it's the anxiety taking over. And we can't help it. So I pray you find what works for you and juts try to keep postive thoughts flowing. I really wish you all the best. Don't give up. Don't know if you've ever tried natural herbal supplements. Ashwaghnada and chamomile helps.
I had to keep busy until I fell asleep was mainly my whole point. It worked for me. You got this. 👍😉
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