Are you on medication? Your attacks sound severe and it should be treated.
(1) How long do your attacks generally last?
30 min to an hour.
(2) How long have you been dealing with attacks?
10+ years. I've had anxiety all my life since childhood. I was just not officially diagnosed untill my adulthood because I never consulted a doctor about
(3) Do you see this as something to learn to live with or something you can overcome?
I believe anxiety and panic disorder is an illness that can never be cured, but with experience and knowledge one can deal with it. I've learned to accept it.
The thing always happens that you really believe in, and the belief in a thing makes it happen.
~ Frank Lloyd Wright ~