Hello and Welcome to the Anxiety Forum, we are pleased you have popped over and we are always open to all. :)
I feel perhaps you are right on target thinking that these episodes are due to panic and anxiety. The good part is you already have a therapist so this would be a great person to help you through the anxiety.
Most people fear the unknown as it is scary and uncomfortable to change you lifestyle and start to deal with things that have been unhealthy for you.
My concern would be that you may need to see your PCP just to make sure it is not an indication of another medical issue. Once that is ruled out then your anxiety level should become controllable.
You may be a victim of Free Floating Anxiety:
This is anxiety that is not connected with any particular situation, it comes out of the blue. People who have Generalised Anxiety Disorder often have free-floating anxiety.
Keep on posting and know that we care.
Kitt, Moderator: Anxiety ~ Panic ~ Crohn's
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