Anxiety Panic Attacks- Are You Worried?

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ljGLrrLGF3Y[/youtube]I think it is safe to say that at one point in time we have all felt anxious, worried or even fearful of something.  Most of us however take a breath, a sigh, moment or whatever works and we move on.  More then four million people in the United States though aren’t so lucky.

Anxiety panic attacks can be crippling.  It can prevent you from going outside (Agoraphobia, fear of driving), going to a business function (Social Anxiety) and much more.  The key to remember here though is that anxiety panic attacks are treatable and according to years of research although you may not agree with it, you can not die from an anxiety panic attacks.

Here is a list of the typical Symptoms & Signs:

Feeling dizzy & lightheaded
Breathing difficulty
Chest pains
Racing, pounding heart
Fear of dying
Fear of losing control
Fear of going crazy
Sweating

Most of the time, an anxiety panic attack hits a person in their late teens and early adulthood. Although forms like Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and other panic disorders can linger on for years if un-treated.  A panic attack is typically spontaneous and unexpected but, sometimes a stressful event such as a divorce or death of a parent can also trigger an attack. The solution really is to take action.

Here are some of the most effective methods available:
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Alternate treatments like homeopathy
Support groups
Meditation
Yoga
Hypnosis
Medication
Gradual exposure for agoraphobia
Flooding for agoraphobia

As you continue to combat anxiety panic attacks and look for ways of coping remember once again that it is all about taking action.  It is a slow process for most people, but you have to start somewhere. With research, great educational web sites and proper guidance, you can make awesome leaps to take your life back.

Robb Beltran is a writer, recruiter, financial consultant, marketer and active real estate investor.   As a former television reporter he believes the key to a successful life is education especially when it comes to living healthier and wealthier. 
www.endpanicnow.net
www.robbbeltran.com

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