Panic attacks can be crippling. It is an overwhelming sensation that can happen anywhere. You may be in a grocery store, out with friends or at work when you feel as if you are losing control. You may feel crazy. It is never nice to think that you have all of these physical sensations as if you are going to die. It can give you anxiety thinking you are going to have an attack, and this creates more fear.
Here are a couple of ways in dealing with panic attacks
Realize that this is just an attack and you going to recover from it
Of course, this is easier said than done, but many people have had success with this. They tell themselves that they are not going crazy. They tell themselves that they are going to die. They begin to realize that this is an attack and the heavy breathing, the feeling that their heart is racing and their choking sensation is related to the attack. Sitting down and getting away from everything is a good idea.
How to stay calm
People learn to stay calm in a variety of different ways. It may be listening to music or taking a couple of deep breaths. Many people carry their phones around with them. There are apps on there which play meditation music. There are also somebody telling them that they are in a safe place.
Find out what causes it
It is difficult to know what causes the panic. However, sometimes there are underlying reasons why someone suffers in this way. A psychologist can be helpful in getting to the root of the problem and dealing with the disorder.
Don’t avoid certain places
A lot of people panic in certain locations. However, you can find out more by this. If you panic while eating out, you may not want to have dinner out again. However, one needs to take this in small steps. You may come to a reason why you panic in these types of situations. It can come back to a certain point in your life, and you can take it from there.
The worst thing you can do is to fight the attack. You will become upset and you will lose every time. This is when many people end up in hospital, thinking they are having a heart attack. Learning to relax and stay calm is the best thing you can do. There are various types of therapy programs that can help with this. Cognitive therapy and DBT is particularly useful because it helps you to be aware of the attack, but it also emphasizes that you should allow it to take its course. People become a lot more positive in this way.
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