Preventing Panic Attacks With Its Signs And Symptoms

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Panic attacks happens to nearly 55 of the nation’s population at some point of time and when a person experiences it he or she goes through an untold fear .This can affect anybody whether old or young but specially the youngsters are affected because they are not aware of the methods to handle stress carefully. This attack happens suddenly without a notice thus paralyzing all his activity for sometime but the good news is that our body is designed in a way that it can naturally handle the fear for sometime without medical intervention.

Symptoms can be both physical and psychological which may require doctors help immediately . These symptoms may not remain for along time. Given below are some of these symptoms.

Fear of Death — The person who is going through a panic attack may even feel that he is going to come to the end of his life or become mad. But his disorder however has no connection with his fear.

Palpitations –Because of his untold fear his hart begins to thump faster than normal.

Shortness of breath -often, this will come with chest pains. Often, this leads to hyperventilation.

Rickety and shaky – this occurs because of the trauma suffered and it can immobilize you.

Nausea. – This happens because you experience an uneasy feeling in the stomach. This may make the person experience giddiness and later he faints.

Depersonalization -this is sometimes the body’s defense mechanism when it is caught in incidents where they feel they cannot control the situation.

Paresthesis – You experience like pins and needles all over your body.

Chills or Hot flashes – this happens because of the fear and this might lead to unmanageable shivering of the body.

Listed above are some of the signs that the patient experiences. These attacks can immobilize a person and thus the patient loses the ability to communicate to others about his experience. Another kind of panic attack is called noctumal panic attack where a patient has an attack when he is asleep during night. These patients develop breathing problems and may wake up all of a sudden and experience fear and shock. The duration of the shock is for more than 10 minutes and the patients really it very difficult to get over the trauma caused by these attacks.

Given here are some precautions that one can take to protect yourself from panic attacks

Certain intake of medicines, foods and drinks like coffee tea and alcohol should be reduced as a prevention.

Engage yourself in proper breathing exercises as it can help you relax. In fact, this is one of effective stress management techniques. Doing yoga regularly can also help you out. In addition, aerobic classes can e effective in reducing the chance of having an attack.

Have a healthy life style and have a person who is trust worthy and share all your problems and this will partly solve your issues .Believe that all your worries will come to an end and there is nothing unusual about it.

When having an attack try out some relieving methods by relax your arm s and muscles. Do some breathing exercises and this will slow down and the attack will be stopped. Then inform everybody that you are not a mad person and that you can breathe and talk and you won’t die.

If the person who had an attack has other medical problem then he should not do any exercise because this may lead to a heat attack and further complicate things and endanger his life.

Article by Beth Kaminski who is an expert in anxiety disorder. For more information on natural treatments anxiety, visit her site today.

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