I am new...not quite a survivor but hope to one day be. I am anything but right now. I had three attacks today alone...in the midst of the third. It's been going on now for three weeks. I first had my first panic attack about 10 years ago while in high school. But haven't really had them since till now. I am just so frustrated and tired of them. I mentally am choosing to think positive and do fun things but my body keeps tell me not to. My attacks can be pretty extreme, loss of breath, racing heart, back pain. It's debilitating which is so hard for me because I work and am active at church and a busy bee...I don't have time for these attacks (irony is doing all those things are probably part of the issue). I am working on eliminating things and even am now enrolled in Yoga! However, taking these steps have not helped in stopping the panic attacks. I am going to try to see the doctor tomorrow. I really wanted to avoid meds but think it might be time.