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How to Stop Panic Attacks – dealing with panic attacks

Posted Mar 04 2010 11:07pm There are many people in the world who suffer from severe and debilitating panic attacks. These attacks can feel like they come from nowhere, or the individual may be able to identify the exact reason that they experience panic. For some, panic only occurs in public places in which case those individuals may isolate themselves to their homes in order to avoid uncomfortable situations. Some people experience panic from obsessive worry, or feelings of no control, and this panic can crop up anywhere.

There is one fact that most who suffer from panic attacks would agree upon. The attack itself is terrifying. Individuals may feel extreme chest pain like a heart attack. Other feelings include feeling clausterphobic, feeling a shortness of breath, stomach pain, crying uncontrollably, or an immediate need to get out of the situation causing them discomfort. This can be humiliating or embarrassing for the person experiencing one of these episodes. They often realize that there is no real threat, but their body reacts this way, and it can feel like there is not a way to control their panic. This is simply not true. So what are some of the ways that people can reduce panic attacks.

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