Anxiety And Anxiety

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Overcoming Panic and Anxiety attacks Panic and Anxiety attacks is something that multiple people have to deal with. When these attacks happen in public it can be embarrassing and tragic. People who have these problems know how hard it is to deal with this. As someone that has anxiety attacks it is easy to tell when someone else is having one, the face tells it all. They will look nervous and it is easy to tell what is happening to them. The symptoms of a panic attack and an anxiety attack are very similar. The heart starts racing, sweaty palms, nervousness, chest pains. There are so many more symptoms, but those are the ones that both attacks have in common. We as the human population need to know how to overcome these attacks. Controlling panic and anxiety attacks take a lot of work, but it can be done. One of the first things that needs to be done whenever a panic or anxiety attack happens in public is to start focusing on breathing. It can be easy to hyperventilate whenever these attacks happen. Hyperventilating can cause he/her to feel more nervous, and bring more attention to them. “Deep breathing can also greatly help keep other symptoms from escalating, such as rapid heart rate or chest pain.” (Star) When these attacks happen she must know how to control their breathing. For instance, if she is in a public place, she can go to the bathroom where it is less public to try and control her breathing that way it does not bring more attention to herself. They should practice different breathing exercises even when they are not having these attacks that way they know how to handle it when it does occur. Some different ways that they can control their breathing is by taking deep breaths, slow deep breaths. Not fast short breaths b... ... middle of paper ... ...p the process. Overcoming a panic and anxiety attack takes a lot of work but with the right practice of different exercises and knowing how to deal with it. It can be a little easier. Controlling the breathing and making sure that they do not hyperventilate because that will make it worse, distracting themselves from the situation that they were in, and taking it slow after words to make sure another one does not occur. Everyone needs a support system when it comes to these kind of attacks, with those they can get through it with hard work and determination. Works Cited Folk, Jim, Marilyn Folk, and BScN. "10 Best Ways to Stop Anxiety Attacks.", April 30, 2017, http://www.anxietycentre.com/anxiety-tips/stop-anxiety-attacks.shtml. Star, Katharina. "Managing Panic Disorder in Public.", March 21, 2017, https://www.verywell.com/managing-panic-disorder-in-public-2584185.

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