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I Don’t Know What is Going On

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It all started to happen for about a year now, when i found out that a person has some stuff of mine that would ruin my life. I get this weird attack that makes my heart beats so fast, trouble with breathing, having trouble moving my body or legs i cant feel them at all, and my fingers gets on top of each other In a weird way.. its hard to take them off from each other. I don’t know if its a panic attack, nervous disorder or whatever it is! please I need help.

I Don’t Know What is Going On

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Thank you for sending in your question. While there isn’t enough information to know what may be at the cause of your reaction, it does seem like the first step is to get a complete medical checkup. You want to rule out any physical causes for your reaction, so I would talk to the physician first about what is going on. He or she can help you from there and direct you to a therapist if needed.

Wishing you patience and peace,
Dr. Dan
Proof Positive Blog @ PsychCentral

I Don’t Know What is Going On

Daniel J. Tomasulo, PhD, TEP, MFA, MAPP

Dan Tomasulo Ph.D., TEP, MFA, MAPP teaches Positive Psychology in the graduate program of Counseling and Clinical Psychology at Columbia University, Teachers College and works with Martin Seligman, the Father of Positive Psychology in the Masters of Applied Positive Psychology (MAPP) program at the University of Pennsylvania. He is Director of the New York Certification in Positive Psychology for the Open Center in New York City and on faculty at New Jersey City University. Sharecare has honored him as one of the top 10 online influencers on the topic of depression. For more information go to: He also writes for Psych Central's Ask the Therapist column and the Proof Positive blog.

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Tomasulo, D. (2018). I Don’t Know What is Going On. Psych Central. Retrieved on May 20, 2019, from
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