Halt panic attacks in their tracks

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Halt panic attacks in their tracks

  1. 1. Halt Panic Attacks In Their Tracks Carmen Gilfillan
  2. 2. <ul><li>Panic attacks can really be quite scary. Not only for the people suffering from them but also for those around them </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>For someone who is unaware of what these attacks are they can be mistaken for a heart attack </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>You can, however, halt panic attacks in their tracks </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>One of the best forms of treatment is to know the cause of panic episodes </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>One of the causes can be genetic . It can be something that runs in your family </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>If this is the case, find out if someone in your family knows how to deal with panic attacks… </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>… Anyone in your family who has experience of them may be able to help you overcome them </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>If the attacks become too much for you, the family member may help you get medical assistance </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Panic attacks can also be brought on by trauma from past events… </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>… If you’ve gone through a trauma you may consider seeking professional help or contacting support programmes </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>There are also other techniques you can try… </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>Other sufferers have found relief through: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1. Deep breathing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2. Relaxing as much as possible </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3. Finding a positive distraction </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>The most important thing is to deal with the attacks rather than feeling you just have to live with them </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>With the right support you can halt panic attacks in their tracks </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>For more information on how to halt panic attacks go to: </li></ul><ul><li>www.panicattacks.beatthechallenge.com </li></ul>

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