Panic Attack on Live Television | ABC World News Tonight | ABC News

Panic Attack on Live Television | ABC World News Tonight | ABC News

ABC anchor Dan Harris’ on air panic attack and his lesson for you. Good Morning America’s Dan Harris sits down with Dianne Sawyer to discuss not only his personal journey but the journey of many countless individuals that suffer from panic attacks.
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50 Comments

  1. Darrell McQueen on December 26, 2020 at 9:29 pm

    I have had So many Seizures, from Panic Attacks,…
    That,!!
    Yes, It’s very It’s very embarrasing,

  2. J T on December 26, 2020 at 9:30 pm

    Stop doing drugs pal and you will be ok. Dope head!

  3. iawbp on December 26, 2020 at 9:31 pm

    For sure nothing to play with. Not fun to experience. Not fun to watch. Seriously.

  4. Emily Flotilla on December 26, 2020 at 9:32 pm

    Wish the woman who was setting me up for my sleep study would have been listened to me during my panic attack! It was horrible, never felt claustrophobic before, but I began sweating, and for 5 minutes I endured a racing heart, and just a suffocating sense. When I got up the next day I immediately went home and called the supervisor of the hospital and reported her.

  5. Kelly Plourde on December 26, 2020 at 9:33 pm

    Such an awful feeling. Thank you for bringing this up for everyone who has anxiety and most especially for people who love those of us with anxiety, its hard to imagine the feeling. Talking about it makes it not such a horribly taboo subject.

  6. the ugly truth on December 26, 2020 at 9:33 pm

    Cocaine is a he’ll of a drug
    ….rick james

  7. KingNurseOR on December 26, 2020 at 9:35 pm

    Thank you for sharing your story! ❤️

  8. Hannah Horehlad on December 26, 2020 at 9:35 pm

    Don’t be embarrassed! It’s not near as bad as you probably think.

  9. Seeking Truth Loving Yeshua on December 26, 2020 at 9:37 pm

    I didn’t have my first panic attack until I was 50. Oh. My. Gosh. The funny thing is that I didn’t realize it was a panic attack until about 6 months later when I had my 2nd panic attack. After the 2nd panic attack I started looking around to understand what was happening to me. Once I understood it was a panic attack, I started praying more than usual that it wouldn’t happen again. A panic attack is the single most horrible experience in my entire life. Nothing even comes close to the fear, the terror I felt. I had one more panic attack after the first 2, but haven’t had any since. It’s been 3 years since the last one. I cannot express how grateful I am that I haven’t had one in 3 years. I never, NEVER EVER, want to go through that again.

  10. Dekker Moonboots on December 26, 2020 at 9:40 pm

    Omg! He took that like a G. Im all flight. No one can find me until its over 😥

  11. Laurie Wagner-Hess on December 26, 2020 at 9:42 pm

    This happened to me as a FedEx Courier. The 12 hours a day. The survival of my homeless life.. A spouse I left behind with PTSD. I had to figure out our new location for us.

  12. She’s kinda Mean sometimes on December 26, 2020 at 9:42 pm

    I don’t feel so bad about my anxiety now! Ty for this 🤠

  13. Rama Chimz on December 26, 2020 at 9:42 pm

    I had a panic attack while teaching about death

  14. HAQ KHAN on December 26, 2020 at 9:42 pm

    It wasn’t an old story, it was recently, he just realised Joe Biden would be in charge of the free world next year…😱

  15. Dan D on December 26, 2020 at 9:45 pm

    I’ve had them before or my version of it when I was younger and they are awful. You feel like you’re gonna lose your mind at least that’s what I felt like. I felt of sort of displaced..Doesn’t make sense unless you have had one and it might be unique to your own situation like it was for me. I don’t have them anymore.
    The last time it reoccurred was years later when I drank some coffee one morning ..I hadn’t had them for quite some time at that point , but I think the caffeine triggered it. It wasn’t the regular type of jitters that you get from caffeine I know what that feels like. I had to get up and walk outside. In my later years I allowed myself to get into therapy which helped me deal with a combination of things that I wasn’t dealing with. Therapy can be very helpful .. and it’s nothing to be ashamed of even people who don’t really have serious problems they have to deal with would benefit from an objective perspective once in awhile. Thank God I haven’t had them since.

  16. Latin American Terrorits on December 26, 2020 at 9:50 pm

    😀😃😄😁😆😆😅😅😂🤣

  17. Randy Robinson on December 26, 2020 at 9:53 pm

    It always amazes me to see someone go through it because it only looks mildly uncomfortable compared to the true horror of what the person is really experiencing.

  18. Peter Olmos on December 26, 2020 at 9:54 pm

    Too much talk.
    Shut-up & play the stinking vid.
    A-wipe!

  19. Iris Bos on December 26, 2020 at 9:55 pm

    I’ve never had a panic attack but I see how difficult it is. My heart goes out to everyone experiencing this.

  20. Hugo S on December 26, 2020 at 9:59 pm

    What if he would’ve had another panic attack covering his previous panic attack 😂

  21. Adam Surls on December 26, 2020 at 10:00 pm

    Umm meltdown ??? If that’s his most horrible moment ever that’s a pretty good life lol … looks like they’re dramatizing a nothing to have this segment

  22. deej dunno on December 26, 2020 at 10:00 pm

    I didn’t expect to tear up. Watching his panic attack made me remember how shitty it feels.

    Also, Dan is kinda fine 😗

  23. xj rope on December 26, 2020 at 10:00 pm

    That’s what happens when you report fake news all the time

  24. Dette Avalon on December 26, 2020 at 10:01 pm

    Mast cell Blast!! Histamine release!

  25. Roz Christopherson on December 26, 2020 at 10:01 pm

    It’s not anxiety. It’s called being human. Nothing wrong or embarrassing about being human.

  26. Seth Phil on December 26, 2020 at 10:01 pm

    I know embarrassment is a subjective thing…but I once made to give a speech on stage for best student in front of whole my college…My face turned tomato red words stuttering and on top of all my eyes started tearing which was the most embarrassing thing as I had to keep looking down the whole time as i left the stage…

  27. Dianah1952 on December 26, 2020 at 10:04 pm

    Wow you were cute back then!

  28. The Metatron on December 26, 2020 at 10:04 pm

    I’m battling with anxieties 😥

  29. Amanda Wolfe on December 26, 2020 at 10:05 pm

    When I had an anxiety attack after being robbed my rent money…. I could not see or breath my attack was so bad…the FT. WAYNE IN. OFFICER who responded called me a DRUG ATTIC…didn’t believe me and dismissed my case
    Thank You because everyone who "MATTERS" should make THIS AWARE to the WORLD
    ANXIETY IS IN MANY…MANY SUFFER…
    AND MANY DON’T UNDERSTAND
    MAKING ANXIETY PUBLIC
    MAKES IT REAL
    #SPEAKUP4ANXIETY

  30. ThePookie25 on December 26, 2020 at 10:09 pm

    I would love for my panic attacks to be like that. I look like a crazy woman with mine.

  31. Ellen Adams on December 26, 2020 at 10:09 pm

    So true!! What is that!! I hate it!!

  32. John Maselli on December 26, 2020 at 10:10 pm

    XANAX

  33. V H on December 26, 2020 at 10:11 pm

    Panic attacks have got me in the hospital thinking that iam having a heart attack this has no age or you dont have to hace a mental illness i started having the after a car accident in 2015

  34. Admiral Walker on December 26, 2020 at 10:11 pm

    I started to get horrible panic attacks in classrooms in my 20’s. I had to quit college because of it. I would be so freaked out, after class I would immediately go to the liquor store and buy some booze. It started to creep in in any situation where I had to sit and listen to someone. Like in a meeting or wherever. Sometimes even in movie theaters. Even in like a doctor waiting room. It was crazy!!! It’s waaaay better now. Thank God.

  35. Patt O'Neill on December 26, 2020 at 10:15 pm

    A dear friend of mine had regular panic attacks. I suggested St. John’s wort, which is a wonderful herb prescribed in Germany but available over the counter in the US. After she had been taking it for a couple of weeks, she told me that now she only has a bit of anxiety, rather than full on panic attack in situations that would trigger the attacks in the past. OK, not scientific, definitely anecdotal, but worth a try.

  36. spartacus9960 on December 26, 2020 at 10:15 pm

    I had tears in my eyes

  37. Charlie Farley on December 26, 2020 at 10:16 pm

    I get panic attacks and that guy handled it like a fucking champ. My goal is to now be able to handle it as well as he did.

  38. deloreanfan81 on December 26, 2020 at 10:17 pm

    I had my first one like 2 months ago.the only way I can describe it to those who have never had one image someone has jumped out at you from behind a blind corner to scare you,that 2-3 seconds as you gasp,is stretched out to like 2 hours. Absolutely horrible feeling

  39. Elizabeth Munro on December 26, 2020 at 10:17 pm

    I am very supportive for education on this topic. I am one that has had very similiar experiences. Please help all who can benefit. Thank you for your strength to share what is real so we all can relate.

  40. J T on December 26, 2020 at 10:17 pm

    ABC news idiots… he forgot to take his drugs

  41. Aunt W on December 26, 2020 at 10:19 pm

    Magic mushrooms

  42. Marlon Bechstein on December 26, 2020 at 10:19 pm

    I have panic attacks a lot and it’s the worst

  43. Jennifer Holmes on December 26, 2020 at 10:20 pm

    My spouse has them along with anxiety depression issies. He’s on several types of meds

  44. Sierra Victor Romeo on December 26, 2020 at 10:21 pm

    Oh for Christ sake!

  45. Alexanders Adventures - Channel Deactive on December 26, 2020 at 10:22 pm

    Ive had one before. Scary stuff.

  46. Joy Lee on December 26, 2020 at 10:23 pm

    That made me cry, much love to you. That had happened to me, can’t breathe, catch your breath loud heart beating

  47. Ontothe Nextchapter on December 26, 2020 at 10:23 pm

    tomorrow, wth?

  48. carlos morales on December 26, 2020 at 10:23 pm

    That happens when you cut out 😸 in your daily diet you don’t have a happy place to go to

  49. Lisa Coto on December 26, 2020 at 10:24 pm

    I hyperventilate

  50. Chelsea on December 26, 2020 at 10:27 pm

    I feel like people without anxiety think haveing a panic attack looks like crying and screaming on the floor, rocking back and forth and just being out of control. Maybe its like that for some but somebody can also just be sitting down, not makeing any noise and haveing a panic attack.

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