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What does it mean when I panic so much?

10 Answers
Last Updated: 07/23/2018 at 3:12pm
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Top Rated Answers
StephanieR
February 27th, 2015 3:50am
Sometimes, our brains make things seem scary, when they're actually not. It can be because of a social situation, past experiences, something big coming up, etc.
Anonymous
February 28th, 2015 1:29am
It could mean that you are under a lot of stress or you could have a panic disorder. If it is very overwhelming and hard to handle, if I was in your shoes, I would see a doctor or medical health professional.
Anonymous
May 25th, 2015 1:12am
You might have a disorder if it impacts your life too much, or you could just have a lot going on in your life right now.
PoliteOcean
September 13th, 2015 6:23pm
Well everyone is different. Nobody is the same. You could be having frequent panic attacks but you should seek the advice of a counselor, therapist or physician who can help you.
SenpaiShashank
December 22nd, 2015 9:55am
Panic is a sign of sudden fear caused due to unexpected events. If you are panic a lot it means there is low confidence and you tend to get nervous a lot.
Anonymous
February 1st, 2016 5:31am
For me it's the feeling of being completely overwhelmed or without any semblance of control; It's what I do in order to realise I need to break the issue/problem/ whatever it may be down into smaller manageable parts.
RaveRae
May 23rd, 2016 1:48am
Panic is normal! Everyone panics every once in a while. This usually because if stress. When you panic all the time, however it's not so good. I would talk to your doctor about if it happens very often.
marvelousHero56
June 14th, 2016 4:53am
Panic can mean many things. It can indicate a learned emotional response to a certain event, or it can even be a manifestation of underly stress, anxiety, or anger problems. A licensed therapist is essential in identifying the underlying cause of panic.
Anonymous
September 12th, 2016 5:02pm
It could mean that you have anxiety or you are just to afraid to fail. You should relax. It's okay to fail.
Anonymous
July 23rd, 2018 3:12pm
It is a possibility that you have social anxiety or anxiety which can cause panic attacks in people.