Curing Panic Attacks
Curing panic attacks is possible if you learn ways to control your anxiety. Panic attacks are made up of two types of symptoms, psychological and physical. When curing panic attacks you will have to focus on both types of symptoms to be successful.
The psychological symptoms you experience may be nervousness, restlessness, feeling scared, and terror, feeling like you are going to die or go insane. It may also spark feelings you had the last time you were confronted with an anxiety provoking situation. This feeds off each other and you will then begin to feel physical symptoms. Your heart will begin to race and you may experience chest pain. Stomach upset, diarrhea, and headaches are common. Jitters, twitches and other involuntary movements may be experienced. You may feel hot flashes, chills or feel pins and needles in your hands and feet. You may feel like you are having a heart attack or seizure. There are ways you can find relief from these symptoms by curing panic attacks.
Curing panic attacks starts with medication to stabilize your physical symptoms and anxiety. Once you are able to think clearly with the medication you will be able to learn effective ways to deal with situations so that when you start to wean yourself off the medication you will know how to effectively deal with anxiety that usually leads to panic attacks.
There are many coping skills you can learn to help with your symptoms. The most important thing to do is learn ways to keep your anxiety at a level where your body doesn’t begin to react and start to experience the physical symptoms.
Breathing Curing Panic Attacks
When you are about to approach an anxiety provoking situation or if you are already in one you can try deep breathing. Focusing on breathing and help your body take in oxygen. Start breathing in through your nose and out through your mouth. Do this 10 times before you take a break. If you need to, repeat it as many times as you feel necessary. Just makes sure you take breaks in between each deep breathing session.
Count Down From 100
Counting will help take your mind off the situation and help your body come down from the anxiety level you have already reached. Counting down from 100 producing a calming effect by making your mind feel like you are taking down the worry or fear down one level each time you count down. It will take some time to count down which will give you a break and be able to get a handle on the situation.
Imagery Curing Panic Attacks
Close your eyes if possible and think about yourself in another place that does not provoke anxiety. This could be the beach or sitting by a lake, whatever it is that makes you feel at peace. This will trick your mind to thinking you are in a safe place rather than dealing with the stressful situation you are currently experiencing.
Change Your Cognitions
Learn ways to change the way you think. If you think something is scary than it will cause anxiety or panic. Changing the way you look at situations will change the way you react to them.
Curing panic attacks will be a difficult and long process. This will not work in one day and it will take a lot of work. But if you work on your anxiety it will be possible to live life without panic attacks.
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