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At 25 with post nasal drip and asthma, I had the same experience I was alone in my Brooklyn apartment for 9 weeks. I had the same progression and my first real experience with panic attacks and am now also at my parent's house but I've been here for less than 2 weeks so far.

This read like my experience entirely. This whole thing has really taken a toll and before this I wasn't really one to panic about anything.

Hyperventilation and anxiety leads to panic attacks. I used to have them, they can feel like you're dying. I recommend seeing a therapist: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=23279349

Thanks, that advice in that post is really useful, I had started just keeping on with the task at hand and I'm glad to hear that was the right move. Breathing exercises just made me feel worse in the moment.

As to the therapist, I've had them off and on during particularly difficult times but nothing very long term and that has helped me so I think you're right it may be time to work out another couple month arrangement.

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