“My anxiety is out of control,” says Ryan. “It feels like I’m dying when I’m having a panic attack.”TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: I’m living a nightmare!
In the video above, the 27-year-old police officer describes what his body feels like when he is having a panic attack.
“The doctors say I’m fine, but I do believe they might be missing something,” Ryan says. “It’s not good enough. I don’t believe the doctors.” WATCH: Wife Says It’s Time Husband ‘Get Control’ Over His Anxiety And Panic Attacks
Ryan, who was electrocuted while fixing his Christmas lights in the rain, says that the panic attacks started after that incident and that his marriage is also suffering because of his conditions.
“My wife, Teri, isn’t supportive and doesn’t think my panic attacks are a big deal. It hurts when she doesn’t take me seriously and blows me off,” he shares. “I feel like a prisoner in my own body. I used to be very outgoing, and this anxiety is just taking control of my life.”
On Monday’s episode of Dr. Phil
, Dr. Phil offers Ryan hope for overcoming his condition. Check here
to see where you can watch.TELL DR. PHIL YOUR STORY: Life in crisis?Man Who Suffers From Panic Attacks Learns What May Be Causing The ConditionSeason 16 of
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