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Night seizures or panic attacks?

Hi Everyone,

I am wondering if anyone can relate to what I am experiencing.
 I am 30 years old, suffer from alot of anxiety in general so I am wondering if I am having a possible panic attack.

In the middle of the night I wake up to myself bounding out of my bed, my heart beating out of my chest and just a 'weird' feeling, I start to panic and think I am going to have a seizure.. I try to splash water on my face and calm myself down - my teeth start chattering and my arms fly around (like anxiety) but I just don't feel quite right. It is hard to explain. I can't differentiate between if this is a panic attack or maybe some sort of seizure and it's really scary and confusing.

My normal seizures are full grand mal ones so I am not sure if this is related. 

It is so unpleasant and I am tired the next day. 

Has anyone else had this type of thing?

It really feels strange and not quite right in the head.. I am really struggling to explain it. There is no aura like smell or anything though.

 

Thanks in advance,
Laura

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