What Anxiety Feels Like – Is this A Panic Attack or Anxiety?

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Anxiety Feels Like Hell

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I know what anxiety feels like.

It feels like hell. I know because I’ve been there. And if you’re reading this blog right now because you’re experiencing anxiety and panic then I am so sorry. Please know you are not alone. Sometimes the people around you feel helpless. They don’t know what anxiety feels like. They don’t know the torture like you and I do.

Here are just a few symptoms of Anxiety/Panic:

  1. Mind is racing.
  2. Stomach Issues.
  3. Body gets warm/cold.
  4. Elevated heart rate.
  5. Finding it hard to breathe.
  6. Hyper-focused thinking.

These are just some of the symptoms that describe what anxiety feels like and all have to do with heightened adrenaline in the body. Watch the video to learn more.

What Anxiety Feels Like – Is this a Panic Attack or Anxiety?

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This is What Anxiety Feels Like

Anxiety is a worry-based physically and emotionally intense sensation due to the release of cortisol and adrenaline hormones that’s prompted when you are not in physical danger. It may cause gastrointestinal symptoms, rapid breathing and increased heart rate. It’s usually accompanied by distressing thoughts as well as a desperation to feel calm again. You feel helpless or worried that you “can’t handle it” or that you’ll “go crazy.” You feel stuck, trapped in a feeling of vulnerability and out of control, even though you’re not in immediate danger.

Let’s Get You Feeling Better

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I know anxiety is scary but it needs you to be scared for it to continue to destruct your life. Anxiety is curable. It’s not something that you have to live through forever. Anxiety is highly treatable.

You may not think you can stop the anxiety, but you can. I’ve walked many people through getting over their anxiety and I know that you can change this.

Check out my video Biology of Fear that has information proven to take away 50% of the stress, anxiety and panic in my clients. I also mention my video on 20 Ways to Calm from Anxiety , so check that out too!

Share with me! I’d love to hear what anxiety feels like for you and how you help yourself feel better.