Panic attacks feel awful.
However, despite the unpleasantness of panic attacks, we’re actually lucky to have the neural circuitry that drives them. Although it might not feel like it, panic is caused by one of your body’s most important self-protective mechanisms.
What causes panic attacks?
When we are safe, our bodies are designed to … (read more)
If you have panic disorder or suffer from panic attacks or agoraphobia, chances are you might be inadvertently doing one simple thing that is making your panic attacks and anxiety worse. You might have even learned this strategy from your therapist. Although beneficial in many different contexts, when used inappropriately, this technique has the … (read more)
Disclaimer: Because panic attacks can mimic the symptoms of several serious medical conditions, it’s important that you talk with your doctor before beginning any panic treatment program. Never begin panic treatment without first obtaining medical clearance from your physician.
Panic attacks feel horrible.
If you are one of the 5% of Americans suffering from recurrent … (read more)