Anticipating the worst?
If you often have trouble concentrating and are anticipating the worst, together with physical symptoms such as sweating, stomach upsets, dizziness, and shortness of breath perhaps you are experiencing anxiety. The source of the anxiety is not always known, but it leaves you in a state of panic about everyday things.
Panic Attacks are an exaggeration of the body's normal response to fear, stress or excitement. I previously wrote about the signs and symptoms of panic attacks and how to deal with panic attacks in under 5 minutes but today I want to talk to you about getting to the root of panic.
Panic attacks can often be a symptom of anxiety an unpleasant inner state, a feeling of fear, worry and unease that we all seek to avoid. In the UK it is estimated that 1 in 6 adults have experienced some form of anxiety related problem in the last week and more than 1 in 10 adults have experienced a disabling anxiety disorder in their life, so you are not alone.
When patients who come to my clinic they are usually experiencing excessive fear or worry and want some quick tips to banish their anxiety. I think it comes as a shock when I want to consider some of the common anxieties they have experienced, relating to the past and present, and I think it becomes even more of a disappointment when I recommend that dealing with these anxieties will take more than 1 session to get to the root of the fear!
In reality there is no quick fix ultimately to get rid of panic for good you must understand and get to the root of your anxiety. Ignoring panic will not make it go away, but learning techniques to cope definitely will help to change things.
4 OARS helping you get to the roots of panic
The quickest and easiest way of dealing with panic attacks is to practice breathing techniques. This can be used immediately before, during and after a panic attack and it is a technique that works instantly how to deal with panic attacks in under 5 minutes.
However, if you want to get to the root of panic whether you are a parent who has a child suffering with anxiety or you are looking to talk yourself out of panic. These great techniques can work with anyone struggling with panic attacks to begin to understand the root of their fear.
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