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How to take control and stop panic attacks

How to take control and stop panic attacks



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    • Stop Panic Attacks: Take Control Of Your Body Carmen Gilfillan
      • Are you feeling overwhelmed? Are there too many school activities you’re involved in?
      • Do you feel you can’t bear the pressure at work? And because of these scenarios, do you sometimes feel dizzy…?
      • … Do you hyperventilate? Do you find yourself sweating and even getting chest pains…?
      • … If you answered yes to these questions, then you may be suffering from panic attacks …
      • … Read on to find some helpful tips on how to stop panic attacks
      • Panic attacks can strike at any time. The first time it happens to you may be very frightening…
      • … You may even end up in hospital fearing you’re having a heart attack
      • If you suffer from panic attacks take comfort in knowing you are safe…
      • … The symptoms, although severe, won’t physically harm you and you can be treated
      • The first thing to learn is how to relax …
      • … When you feel a sudden panic attack coming on sit down if you can, relax and be still
      • … If you’re at home lie down…
      • Take a deep breath. Close your eyes and relax in to the symptoms you’re feeling…
      • … Tell yourself that that panic attack is short-lived and will stop
      • You are, in a sense, having a dialogue with your mind , reasoning with it…
      • … Whilst being fully aware and accepting of the fact that you’re having a panic attack
      • Whilst sitting or lying there observe the symptoms as they take hold of your body
      • Once you know what the symptoms are you’ll know what to expect and you can be ready when they come
      • As the symptoms sweep through your body keep reminding yourself that they will soon go and you’re ok
      • By taking this constructive, rational approach to the attacks, you can start to take some control over your body…
      • … Understand what happens to it during an attack, and move towards stopping the episodes altogether
      • This is a very different state of mind to being frightened of an impending attack, and dreading it when it arrives
      • The stress of worrying about an attack can actually bring one on…
      • … and feeling fearful of the symptoms can make the whole experience worse
      • By moving towards the symptoms of the attack and steering your body through them…
      • … Puts you in the driving seat and helps to lessen the intensity of any attack you may have
      • The most important thing to remember is to stay positive…
      • … And remind yourself that there are numerous treatments out there that will show you how to stop panic attacks
      • For more information on how you can stop panic attacks go to: