It seems like my panic attacks go in an order, first upset stomach then heart palpitations then fear then cannot focus then when upset stomach settles down, I cry and my body twitches, like jerking and body shakes.
i have in (order) aura, simple partial, complex partial and grand mals seizure. my auras is tightening up and a tingling all over. i can not think straight. my simple partials i lean to 1 side and sometimes twitch.
i think you are having a seizure and then panicking about the what if's.
In my case, you are describing in order, the aura (sudden nausea that goes away in a couple minutes) You panic. Bra cause you recognize its meaning. then the seizure.
The aura is a seizure in itself. It's called a simple partial, usually followed by tightening in the neck, and the metallic taste, in some. Again causing the panic.
I can tell if I am having a panic attack. I can still move and talk. When I have a seizure I can't talk or move and my eyes and head start to go to the right. Until recently when i was having a video eeg, all I knew was that I was having some sort of "episode". I seriously embarrassed myself in there. I had been off of my lamictal that I was originally put on as a mood stabilizer. That probably had something to do with that awful display I put on. They had to give me ativan to make me stop. I just remember screaming and carrying on.... they caught all that on the video too. I want to see the seizure they caught but definitely DO NOT want to see all that screaming and carrying on. I would be so embarrassed if I could see myself.
Whenever I have a panic attack it does feel very similar to an aura which worsens my anxiety and panic sometimes to the point of inducing petit mal and sometimes grand mal seizures
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