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Why do I get these panic attacks
When I was younger I dealt with sleep terrors. For those who aren't familiar it's basically (correct me if I'm at all wrong) having extremely bad nightmares you can not fully wake up from. Typically when you do wake after the night terror you can not fully remember anything besides feeling fear. As I grew up they began to go away but I would experience panic attacks extremely often. I began tracking my eating habits, sleeping habits, and tried reducing stress. I now don't get them as often. However, I could be stress free lying in bed wth my eyes closed and I feel this heavy weight and fear that I'm almost in danger. I'm not fully having a panic attack, but it's like a pre-panic attack. I've found a way to calm myself and rid of the feeling but I am still so confused as to why I get it.
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Don't know why, either.  Most people who suffer from chronic anxiety have no idea why they have it.  Some people can trace it to some traumatic or dramatic event in their lives, but most can't.  Science hasn't found a cause, either.  But one thing psychologist seems to agree on is that childhood fears aren't the same as adult anxiety.  One probably doesn't lead to the other.  
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