HOW TO BREATHE DURING A PANIC ATTACK | Anxiety

PANIC ATTACKS: RESOURCES, TREATMENT, AND HOPE

Your chest tightens. At first you try to ignore it, but dread seeps through the cracks in your confidence. You try to distract yourself out of this discomfort; you try to reason with it, but it won’t let go. Your breath quickens but you can’t get enough air. Your heart thumps and you can feel […]

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HOW TO BREATHE DURING A PANIC ATTACK | Anxiety

WHAT ARE PANIC ATTACKS AND PANIC DISORDER?

It’s that gut wrenching I-feel-like-I’m-riding-a-rollercoaster-but-I’m-really-at-my-desk feeling, heart racing like I’m walking a tightrope, sweating like I’m giving an antigun speech at an NRA convention but I’m just in a grocery store. Your body is in fight-or-flight mode and your mind is focused on either stemming the flood of adrenaline or getting the hell out of […]