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Is this panic attacks??

I am a 32 year old mother of three. I was diagnosed with MVP when i was 14. I was on inderal for years. About a year ago my doctor took me off the medication because he said i had 3 normal EKG's. That i just ran a rapid heart rate. Since I have been off my medication i have noticed that what my family thinks is Panic Attacks/Anxiety. I have been through alot in the past years and always am stressing about something. I want to stay home all the time because of how i feel when i go out. I get shaky at just the thought of leaving the house. Although, I still have to go out. When i leave i will start to feel shaky, and the further i go away from my house the worse it will come on. I will go into a store, and i will began to feel real shaky, my face will get hott, and my eyes will feel funny. They get like twitchy or something, its hard to explain. Like i cant see clearly. I will " hurry" and pay...i feel like i have to get out of the store asap. I feel like people are staring at me, when this happens. I am afraid that i am going to pass out, because i get so lightheaded, but i havent. I just hurry out the store, and rush home. I do wake up in the mornings shaky, sometimes at the thought that i have to leave. I have been grouchy at home, and when im home my eyes feel tired. I make excuses not to even leave home, but with small kids i have too. I know when i was on this medication, i never felt this way. I do have asthma also. This is affecting my life. Has anyone experienced this??
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242532 tn?1269550379
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symptoms you describe are the symptoms of an anxiety disorder bordering on claustrophobia.  The inderal controlled the manifestations of anxiety and it sounds like the underlying anxiety that is related to your recent stress is the problem that you need to deal with.  You can deal with it through medications like Inderal or anti-anxiety medications or you can do some work on yourself through counseling or a program like I have developed to help people do ***@****.
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This is really affecting my life. I want to get to the doctor to get on something, but i know that i will have an attack on the way there. I cant seem to go to far from my house, without wanting to "run" home. I have tired to tell myself that i am in control that i will be okay. I constinately move around to get rid of this nervous energy that i keep feeling. When i am at home, i feel nervous, and my family says i am grouchy. I dont want to be messed with really, i feel like i want to be left alone. I dont sleep good, i wake up alot. When i get up  in the morning, the shakiness starts....i have to take my girls to the bus stop, and its like i know i have to leave the house. I come home and the shakiness kinda stays but no way as bad as before. I am going through alot right now....What can i do when i go out to help these go away so i can at least shop?
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