Why am I different?

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Today, I was having a fine day, when I started to notice some anxiety creep in. I tried to ignore it, but it started to build. Then, my eyes got a bit wonky. Next, my palms began to sweat. Soon, I felt warm in my chest, back, and upper arms. Suddenly, I felt faint. My heart was beating fast and pounding. My legs became heavy. Am I passing out? Having a heart attack? I began to panic, but was in a situation where I couldn't flee. It subsided in about 10 minutes, but I am still reeling with aftereffects. Was it a hot flash? I feel like I am losing my mind. I was getting better and felt good for a few months. Now, I feel like I am headed down the roller coaster. I am so tired of being anxious and scared. I just want to cry. Why do all the other middle-aged women around me seem fine?

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    sorry to hear what u r going thru. atleast its good that u r able to recognize ur symptom and know that it will subside in 10 mins. this is helpful info for many first timers who face such anxiety signs during peri. thats y i love this board n appreciate it so much. thanks to all who posts their journey here.

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    i have had anxiety all day today have no idea why all i wanted to do all day is cry but i didnt and kow my whole bidy hurts i feel like im dying and all i can think is will i feel this way tomorrow is that wierd? My period is coming soon im assuming its my hormones but dont undestand why it bothers me sometimes and not other times! I feel like im on the same roller coaster as you and my stomach hurts no appetite either so much fun! Its all the hormones they do what they want! I never had pms before so this is not my usual and im 49 and def perimenopausal!!!

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