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Natural Cures Could Have Saved Heath Ledger?

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 Sam Goodhart (July 06, 2008)  Unless you live under a rock you have probably heard about the tragic death of the actor Heath Ledger. Heath Ledger died as a direct result of a cocktail of anti-anxiety medications that are prescribed daily to millions of patients around the world. Could natural anxiety treatments have prevented his death? We might never know. But we can learn some important things from his tragic .. (Anxiety)

Alcohol and Anxiety

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 Krissy Jean (July 06, 2008)  Many people use alcohol to self-medicate. They may drink to help them deal with anxiety, stress and other problems. They may drink to help them forget their problems and to feel more at ease in social situations. Many things in life seem like “quick fixes" to our problems. People often look to alcohol as a “quick fix. " But some of these “quick fixes" could end up .. (Anxiety)

Successful Cures For Anxiety Attacks

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 Max Suther (July 06, 2008)  There are many different known “cures for anxiety attacks" since anxiety disorders respond so well to various types of treatments. It is important for those people suffering from any form of anxiety to know and understand this, since many try to live life on their own without any type of help. Anxiety disorders respond so well, that most patients who seek help can consider .. (Anxiety)

How to Avoid Panic Attacks 4 Tips to Help You Cope With Panic Attacks

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 Andrew Zhihao Lim (July 05, 2008)  In order to avoid triggering panic attacks, suffers should take note of the following points: 1. Alcohol Reduce your alcohol intake. . . or stop drinking altogether. Studies have shown that alcohol can cause depression and vitamin deficiencies, which can worsen your panic symptoms. Alcohol will also cause hyperactivity in the nervous system and elevates alertness. Although being alert .. (Anxiety)

How to Avoid a Panic Attack 3 Tips to Dispel the Fear

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 Andrew Zhihao Lim (July 05, 2008)  Panic attack is the body response to a “perceived" danger. The body goes into “fight or flight" mode with no apparent reason or danger. Symptoms such as sudden attacks of heart-pounding, hard to breathe, irrational fear of danger/dieing are all part of a panic attack. When you feel these symptoms coming, try the following methods: 1. Slow Your Breathing Hold your breath for .. (Anxiety)

How to Avoid Anxiety Attacks Steps in Preparing Yourself

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 Andrew Zhihao Lim (July 05, 2008)  Anxiety attack, also known as panic attack, are sudden surges of overwhelming fear that that comes without warning and without any obvious reason. During an anxiety attack, your heart is racing, your mind is filled with anxiety, you start to tremble, you are having trouble breathing and you feel a threat of impending doom. This sudden attack can cause confusion and unnecessary worry .. (Anxiety)

Anxiety Psychiatrist Plays Major Role in Anxiety Treatment

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 Jack Albert Anderson (July 05, 2008)  Are you suffering from anxiety disorder and not able to find a specialized doctor who can help you out from this disorder? If yes, then here you will cater with all your problems. Before going further, let's know in detail about the meaning of anxiety disorder. In this fast paced life, anxiety disorder exists everywhere. Both students and professionals are coming into the trap of this .. (Anxiety)

Latest Evidence Based Treatment For Panic Disorder

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 Dean Gauthern (July 05, 2008)  Panic disorder is a debilitating problem. It can completely sabotage an individuals life funneling their choices into increasing inflexibility as they struggle to avoid perceived panic triggers and situations. In order to address the root cause of anxiety and eliminate panic attacks, a solution must address the mechanism in the brain which stores and perpetuates the anxiety response .. (Anxiety)

How to Get Rid of Anxiety Attacks Getting Rid of Fear

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 Andrew Zhihao Lim (July 04, 2008)  Anxiety attacks, also known as panic attacks, are episodes of intense panic or fear. Anxiety attacks usually occur suddenly and without warning. Sometimes there's an obvious trigger - getting stuck in an elevator, for example, or thinking about the big speech you're giving in a few hour - but for most cases, the attacks come out of the blue. Anxiety attacks usually peak within ten .. (Anxiety)

What You Need to Know About the Physical Symptoms of Anxiety Attacks

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 Joseph Serpico (July 04, 2008)  Anyone who has ever endured one is certainly aware of the physical symptoms of anxiety attack, also referred to as a panic attack. The signs can consist of difficult, labored breathing, sweating, an aching in the chest, lack of feeling in the arms and legs, dizziness, lightheadedness, quickened heart rate, uncontrollable trembling and a feeling of impending doom. You can experience all .. (Anxiety)

How to Avoid Panic Attacks, Or Not!

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 Andrew Zhihao Lim (July 04, 2008)  So. . . you want to learn how to avoid panic attack? If so, you have take the wrong approach in tackling panic attack. Panic attack can be stopped. However, I have never advised anyone to avoid it. Avoidance can do more harm than good, and its especially true for panic attack sufferers. During the very first panic attack, the shock of having one can leave a very lasting experience on .. (Anxiety)

One Hidden Key to Lessening Your Anxiety and Depression

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 Glenda Thomas (July 04, 2008)  In 1995 I had my last panic attack. I suffered from anxiety which would lead to panic attacks. I also went through long periods of depression. I found the rigors of raising a family, and being the wife to a dedicated minister to a large church very challenging. I ended up going into therapy and uncovered some past issues that were interfering with my present life. I made some lifestyle .. (Anxiety)

Panic Attacks Some Tips on How to Overcome Them

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 Tim Collins (July 03, 2008)  For somebody that has never experienced panic attacks before, it is rather difficult to explain the experience. Whenever I used to have them, I often used to tell people that it was a matter of uncontrollable fear that came out of nowhere and did not really have any rhyme or reason. There were also a lot of other problems that went along with the panic attacks that I was experiencing. .. (Anxiety)

5 Tips to Treating Anxiety You Should Know

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 Ben Wood (July 03, 2008)  Anxiety affects roughly 6.8 million adults and plenty more children. The good news about stress, anxiety and panic attacks is that they are often quite controllable. If you happen to be someone who regularly suffers from them, here are a few techniques you can practice to help keep your anxiety under control. 1. Take Care of Yourself Treating anxiety involves taking care of both your .. (Anxiety)

How to Get Rid of Panic Attacks

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 Andrew Zhihao Lim (July 03, 2008)  Panic attack is perhaps one of the most frightening experiences a person can go through. During a panic attack, the body reacts in a way similar to a “fight or flight" response. Your legs may shake as they are prepared for running; your hands may shake as the large muscles of your arms are prepared to fight. Your palms and feet may become sweaty to give you better grip. Blood is .. (Anxiety)

How to Get Rid of a Panic Attack Stopping the Attack Forever

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 Andrew Zhihao Lim (July 03, 2008)  WHAM! All of a sudden. . . your hit by strange symptoms for no reason at all! You legs start shaking and your finding it difficult to breathe, you heart start pounding madly and you think that your having a heart attack. You feel like fainting and your sure that your going to die. What you just went through was a panic attack. Panic attack can be crippling when it occurs for the first . (Anxiety)

How to Get Rid of an Anxiety Attack

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 Andrew Zhihao Lim (July 03, 2008)  Anxiety attack, also known as panic attack, is one of the most frightening experience a person can go through. During a full blown anxiety attack, the person will feel: -Chest pain, akin to a heart attack -Dizziness -Difficulty in breathing -Overall feeling like your going to die and YOUR SURE OF IT! Anxiety attack can happen to anyone and it can occur anytime, anywhere. It can strike .. (Anxiety)

Is Fear Causing You to Procrastinate?

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 Anth Quinn (July 03, 2008)  I thought I'd use this article to look at fear and specifically fear fueled procrastinating. A lot of people have commented on the blog, or written to me saying that they felt that they were held back by fear. But what is fear anyway? Fear is another one of those weird abstract nouns like change, procrastination, motivation and focus; we talk about them as if it were things outside of . (Anxiety)

How to Get Rid of Panic Attacks Know That You Cannot Be Harmed

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 Andrew Zhihao Lim (July 03, 2008)  One of the most frightening things you may find yourself experiencing is a panic attack and it is very difficult to fully explain how it feels unless you have experienced one. The very first panic attack often seems to come completely unexpectedly and can even occur whilst you are doing something that you do every day like driving, shopping, walking in the park, watching a movie, etc. .. (Anxiety)

A Primer on Anxiety, Part II

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 Bill Belcher (July 03, 2008)  Anxiety can be defined as a serious medical illness that impacts 19 million people in America over the course of a lifetime. The majority of people with anxiety disorders initially present themselves at the emergency room or doctors office, are misdiagnosed and not offered the proper treatment for their anxiety. Unlike mild and short-term anxiety caused by a stressful event like a .. (Anxiety)

New Lightening Fast Self Treatments For Social Anxiety Disorder Are Being Discovered!

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 Mat Hultquist (July 02, 2008)  Roughly 20 million Americans suffer from social anxiety disorder. And who is profiting from all of this anxiety? The drug industry, of course! However, there is a quiet movement brewing behind the scenes of people who are fed up with being told they need to take a pill the rest of their lives. These bold individuals are taking matters into their own hands and learning how to cure their .. (Anxiety)

4 Ways to Help Ease Anxiety

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 A. C. West (July 02, 2008)  You can feel it starting to begin. The dizziness, rapid breathing, increased blood pressure are all signs of an approaching anxiety attack. When you feel an attack coming, your natural tendency is to stress and panic which just continues the cycle. To help control your attacks, try these tips below to ease your anxiety. 1. Control your breathing. Your body needs oxygen in your blood to . (Anxiety)

Anxiety A Mental and Physiological Condition

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 Sarfaraz Ali (July 02, 2008)  Anxiety is a mental and physiological condition that is illustrated through several constituents namely emotions and behavior. Their coalesce for the creation of the thoughts that are self acknowledged as resentment, worry, panic and fright takes place. The revival of such feelings that ensues a past painful ordeal or a trauma is quite common. The warning signs for this ailment can be .. (Anxiety)

Menopause and Anxiety Attacks 5 Practical Steps For Relief

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 Willow T (July 01, 2008)  Perhaps one of the worse combinations you can have, menopause and anxiety attacks tend to work “well" together, with one (menopause) inviting the other (anxiety attacks). If this is you, then this article will be music to your ears (or eyes. . . ) as rather than tell you about all those reasons why you might be suffering, which as interesting as it may seem, does not offer you any . (Anxiety)

Causes of Anxiety Attacks Hitting the Source

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 Willow T (July 01, 2008)  If you would like to know what the causes of anxiety attacks are, then read on. In this article, we'll look at what is going on inside you when an episode kicks off. Defining anxiety Before I talk about the causes, here is some background information which will make everything much clearer. Anxiety is a common emotion, perhaps even the most basic of all emotions. While unpleasant, it .. (Anxiety)

Symptoms of Anxiety Attacks You Should Know

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 Ben Wood (July 01, 2008)  If you haven't ever been through an anxiety attack, it is very difficult to imagine how one feels. The anxiety levels experienced by those prone to panic attacks is far higher than the usual levels of stress that most people feel in their every day lives. By learning how to identify the symptoms of an anxiety attack you will be better prepared to stop the attack before it gets too .. (Anxiety)

Can You Overcome Social Anxiety Without Medication?

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 Mat Hultquist (July 01, 2008)  The racing heart, nervousness, profuse sweating - if you have social anxiety disorder, you are all to familiar with these symptoms. So much so that you probably withdraw from social functions all together. If you have gone to a doctor for your social anxiety, you were probably prescribed a medication such as Paxil or Xanax. And if you are taking a medication, you probably have to take .. (Anxiety)

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder The Gift That Keeps on Giving

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 Cory Johnson (June 30, 2008)  I have suffered from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder most of my adult life. The resulting depression and anxiety attacks are not only situational but also hereditary. When I look back at my grandparents on both sides of my family, depression was most definitely present. As for me, I can remember very early on, always being nervous and hyper-aroused by normal day to day experiences. .. (Anxiety)

Mixed Anxiety Depressive Disorder An Overview

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 Gerd C. Pacher (June 30, 2008)  Mixed anxiety depressive disorder is a relatively new term in the mental health community. It is defined as a combination of some of the depression symptoms and some of the anxiety symptoms without either one of them being the ultimate diagnosis. In fact, this disorder is only diagnosed when there are no other diagnoses to give. Unlike anxiety, mixed anxiety depressive disorder is not .. (Anxiety)

Treatments For Social Anxiety Disorder

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 Mat Hultquist (June 30, 2008)  When you have social anxiety disorder, it can feel as though your world is falling apart. Even the most common social situations can trigger bizarre reactions in your mind and body, including nervousness, difficulty breathing, heart palpitations and profuse sweating. Even the anticipation of a social event can cause these symptoms. This is definitely no way to live your life, so there .. (Anxiety)

How Can I Stop Panic Attacks? Answer By Following a Proven Path

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 Willow T (June 30, 2008)  If you have ever asked your doctor “how can I stop panic attacks" then you'll probably know that as of this time, there really isn't a satisfactory answer. Medication is far from ideal, with more side effects than the reason you might take them. Therapy is generally much more successful, though exactly how well it does is up for debate. When a person goes down this route, and .. (Anxiety)

Stop Frequent Panic Attacks Dead in Their Tracks

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 Willow T (June 30, 2008)  If you would like to stop frequent panic attacks dead in their tracks, using no gimmicks, no medication, and absolutely no expensive one-to-one therapy, then this could be the most important article you will ever read. Here is why There is an online program which is causing waves of rave reviews by literally thousands of individuals who are attaining complete relief from anxiety and .. (Anxiety)

Are There Self Treatments For Social Anxiety?

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 Mat Hultquist (June 30, 2008)  Oftentimes, when somebody goes to their doctor for symptoms they believe to be social anxiety, the doctor will prescribe some sort of medication. What the doctors often do not tell you however, is that the medications simply mask the underlying problems. A question often asked is “Are there any self-treatments treatments for social anxiety?" This is a very important question .. (Anxiety)

Stop Panic Attacks For Good

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 Dave Mann (June 30, 2008)  Your short of breath. Your heart won't stop racing and your unbelievably tense, and you feel like you can't breathe. What is wrong with you? Why do you feel this way? What is a “Panic Attack"? A panic attack occurs when the body gets overloaded with stress. It cannot handle the anxiety it is being put under, and so then it manifests itself into what is termed a “Panic .. (Anxiety)

Anxiety Attacks How to Deal With Anxiety Attacks

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 Davidton George (June 29, 2008)  We all experience it at some time or another. We all have fears and worries. Even if it is just a job interview or giving a speech in front of many people, we can get the ‘jitters’ but we just accept this as a normal feeling. However, there are many of us which this feeling is heightened and it has a devastating effect on their life. They can not shake the feeling of .. (Anxiety)

How Can You Deal With Excessive Worry When Leaving the House?

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 Dr. Jennifer Baxt, DMFT (June 29, 2008)  You have gotten ready for work, fed the dog, turned off the stove, turned off the lights, locked the doors and locked your garage. You even double checked that you did everything before finally going to work that morning. Now, you are sitting at your desk at work in a calm environment, but you can't focus on your work. You are feeling a little worried, perhaps even perspiring a little, .. (Anxiety)

Social Anxiety Or Emotional Discomfort

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 Brenda Williams (June 29, 2008)  According to Wikipedia, social anxiety is an experience of various types of emotional discomfort such as fear, apprehension or worry when a person is placed in social situations where there is the possibility that they will be evaluated by others. Typically, people who experience social anxiety expect a negative evaluation from other people regardless of the situation. Social anxiety .. (Anxiety)

Understanding the Causes of Anxiety Attacks and Panic Attacks

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 Ben Levanger (June 29, 2008)  In life anxiety is a common occurrence. We have all felt anxiety at on time or another. The causes of anxiety attacks in one individual may not trigger that same response in another. We are all unique individuals and relate to different situations in different ways. The following information is to help guide you in the direction that will help you to understand the causes and symptoms .. (Anxiety)

Your Options For a Natural Cure For Anxiety Disorders

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 Thomas J Bronson (June 29, 2008)  Thankfully, there is a natural cure for anxiety disorders other than prescription drugs. Here is a list of natural cure for anxiety disorders: 1. Certain herbs 2. Tapping 3. Hypnosis 4. Desensitization 5. Cognitive behavior therapy Herbs that can help sufferers are kava-kava, St. John's Wort, passionflower, valerian, chamomile, California poppy, hops, lemon balm, lavender and catnip. .. (Anxiety)

Calm My Anxiety The Three Biggest Keys to Calming Your Anxiety

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 Michael Curran Smith (June 29, 2008)  Anxiety and anxiety attacks are just about the worst things I've ever experienced in my life. The feelings of unreality, the feelings of lack of control, the feelings of going crazy. To somebody that has never experienced these things it might seem absurd, but if you know what I'm talking about then you know that it can be a living hell. Ok, you're thinking, let's get to it. . . what's . (Anxiety)

Morning Anxiety How to Beat the Morning Blues

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 Michael Curran Smith (June 29, 2008)  Everybody is different. That's such a simple but accurate statement, don't you think? And for some people waking up in the morning is unfortunately the most dreadful time of the day. Maybe you can relate? I know I used to feel that way most mornings, I had what's called morning anxiety. It was horrible, and going to sleep at night wasn't much better because I knew that when I woke up .. (Anxiety)

What Are the Symptoms of Social Anxiety Disorder?

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 Mat Hultquist (June 29, 2008)  Social anxiety disorder is an anxiety disorder in which a person has an excessive and unreasonable fear of social situations. Generally, this disorder will bring on severe nervousness and self-consciousness. Among the symptoms of social anxiety disorder typically reported are fears that the individual is being closely watched or judged by others. The most common symptoms of social .. (Anxiety)

Anxiety Alcohol Actually Causes Anxiety in Many People

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 Michael Curran Smith (June 29, 2008)  I know it seems to go against common sense, but, anxiety is actually caused by alcohol consumption. It's not caused while drinking, but it in the aftermath. To understand how this works you need to understand alcohol's effects on the brain and on the liver. Unfortunately, alcohol damages both the brain and the liver, which are the two parts of the body which have the most control over .. (Anxiety)

Night Time Anxiety Have You Had Enough Yet?

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 Michael Curran Smith (June 29, 2008)  Some people, like myself six months ago, tend to have anxiety attacks at night. It seems like all our worries hit us in the darkness and the loneliness of night. First of all, I want you to know that you're not alone in this. This condition is actually quite common, millions of Americans go through the same thing as you do. Sundays were the worst for me, all the stress of the following . (Anxiety)

Anxiety and Mixed Moods

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 David Cannell (June 28, 2008)  Are attacks of anxiety the same as feelings of mixed moods in which there is a swing between an anxious high and a feeling of depression? Firstly there has to be a definition and an examination of the different symptoms between anxiety and mixed moods, sometimes known as bipolar disorder or manic depression. Are the following symptoms that you experience? Dizzy spells leading to panic . (Anxiety)

Treatment For Panic Disorder 2 Steps to Relief Through Correct Breathing

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 Alex Taylor (June 28, 2008)  Treatment for panic disorder is often made more complicated than it needs to be. Many people who are affected by panic disorder, and many of the people who are trained to help people with panic disorder, are looking for the “magic bullet" cure - the one revolutionary technique that will immediately cure those affected by panic disorder. This approach may be noble, but it is also .. (Anxiety)

4 Ways to Deal With Anxiety

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 Ilkay S cevik (June 28, 2008)  1. Get Educated About Anxiety Everyone gets anxious now and then, especially when called upon to perform in some way or when we develop health, financial, career or relationship concerns. But frequent, intense or overwhelming anxiety is not normal and should be diagnosed and treated. Do you worry fairly constantly? Do you have episodes or flashbacks or frequent nightmares of traumatic .. (Anxiety)

Panic Attacks - How Can Breathing Help?

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 Bertil Hjert (June 28, 2008)  There are several symptoms one tends to suffer from when having panic attacks. These are very real physical reactions sent out by your body. The overall thereat may be the product of your own mind but it is important to know that it is not for long. When it comes to treatment for panic attacks, there are several options available. One of the most effective options is breathing .. (Anxiety)

Chocolate and Anxiety - Can Chocolate Help Relieving Anxiety?

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 Bertil Hjert (June 28, 2008)  You must have many times read that chocolates are beneficial to health. Chocolates help in anti-ageing, are aphrodisiac and relieve stress. Chocolates have a certain type of effect on people's mode. Most people also experience strong craving for chocolates at times. Though this is sinful, it is an integral part of life. However, there are many people who don't know that stress and .. (Anxiety)

Panic Attacks - First Aid For Panic Attacks

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 Bertil Hjert (June 28, 2008)  Panic attacks tend to bring a lot of chaos and fear in a person's mind. The symptoms of a panic attack appear suddenly, without any apparent cause during a short time with strong physical as well as mental discomfort. This attack usually occurs in people who suffer from anxiety or depression conditions. The attacks can happen without any warning and could last for a few minutes or up .. (Anxiety)




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