What You Need To Know About Panic Attack

It’s okay to have times of anxiety or fear; it is not appropriate for the mood to be unwarranted and intense. You experience a panic attack when a feeling of nervousness, feeling out of your body without provocation and agitation. This situation is very uncomfortable though it is not harmful. It can result in a severe complication if panic attacks are not treated in time as it will further progress.

It is very scary to have a panic attack. They are typical that what people think. Panic attacks are more manageable than what individuals. It can feel like your world is ending if you have a panic attack.  Trying to fight these emotions can make the situations worse. The following are the tips that can help you overcome panic attacks.

Empower Yourself

The physical signs of a panic attack are muscle spasms, nausea, shortness of breath and irregular heartbeat which can feel more like a stroke or heart attack. It can help you ease your anxiety instead of complicating it if you know that the physical signs you’re feeling are induced by panic and not anything that is life-threatening.

Accept And Acknowledge Your Panic Attackuhuth

Your natural response to feelings of fear is, to try and make it stop which of cause is reasonable. But, that only worsens the situation. Recognizing and accepting that you are scared – but also recognizing that you are not in danger – can assist you to ride out your emotions of panic. Understanding that you are already undergoing the worst thing that is going to occur to you in this situation can be a very soothing feeling.

Exercise Your Breathing

The hyperventilating that originates with fear attacks can cause you feel unstable and like you’re going to pass out, which is a scary feeling.  You will have short spurts in breathing from your chest when you have a panic attack. The best thing to do is concentrate on slow breathing from your diaphragm. Deep breathing helps when you are experiencing a panic attack, so practices doing it as it will help calm your nerves when you have an attack.

Stay Focused And Present

gubhuthIf you aren’t preparing anything when you experience a panic attack, it’s okay to sit back and let it happen naturally. But, if you’re in the middle of something; like driving or work, or even only shopping then stay focused and present in what you’re doing. Don’t fight the panic, but don’t let it distract you. Continuing with your daily activities lets your brain know that there isn’t any real danger.

Renee Hoffman / August 29, 2016 / Panic Attacks
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