11 Ways to Stop a Panic Attack — Keep Women Healthy

This is a helpful article regarding Panic Attacks, and although they suggest benzodiazepines (benzos), please take caution as these medications are highly addictive and can cause massive problems.  

Panic attacks Panic attacks are sudden, intense surges of fear, panic, or anxiety. They are overwhelming, and they have physical, as well as emotional symptoms. Many people with panic attacks may have difficulty breathing, sweat profusely, tremble, and feel their hearts pounding. Some people will also experience chest pain and a feeling of detachment from…

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3 thoughts on “11 Ways to Stop a Panic Attack — Keep Women Healthy”

  1. Those are all helpful tips. I’ve tried them all, including the medication which I used for a very short period of time because I was afraid of becoming dependent on them. The thing that has truly helped the most though, was doing EMDR. I still have anxiety and panic attacks but they are SO much milder; no more face tingling and other awful sensations. I wish I’d tried it sooner.

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    1. EMDR has been so helpful for people dealing with trauma and so pleased it worked it for your panic attacks. Kudos to you for recognizing that those meds are highly addictive. People’s lives have been ruined by the long-term use of benzos.

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