When we experience a panic attack, we are overcome with sudden, intense feelings of fear and anxiety, usually accompanied by alarming physical symptoms such as dizziness, sweating, a racing heart, shaking, nausea, chest pain, and shortness of breath. At the same time, we may feel an overwhelming sense of losing control, impending doom, or a conviction that we are dying. These episodes are incredibly unsettling, and it’s an unfortunate side effect that the fear of experiencing another attack can actually increase the likelihood of one occurring. The good news is that just understanding what panic attacks are and what may trigger them helps drastically decrease their severity and frequency. There are many highly effective therapies and treatment options for controlling, reducing, or eliminating panic attacks completely.
The bestselling step-by-step guide that will show you how to break the cycle of fear and cure your feelings of panic and anxiety. My heart beats too fast. My hands tremble and sweat. I feel like there’s a weight on my chest. My stomach churns. I have terrible headaches. I can't sleep.
What’s the difference between an anxiety attack, a panic attack, and panic disorder? This is important because people sometimes use these terms interchangeably, they both have a lot of overlapping symptoms, but the treatment for each of them is different.
Are you plagued by fears, phobias, or panic attacks? Do you toss and turn at night with a knot in your stomach, worrying about your job, your family, work, your health, or relationships? Do you suffer from crippling shyness, obsessive doubts, or feelings of insecurity? What you may not realize is...