Monday November 25, 2013
Panic attacks, the main symptom of panic disorder, are typically experienced through a combination of physical, mental, and emotional symptoms. Many panic disorder sufferers are familiar with the basics of panic attacks, including common symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options. However, there are some interesting facts that even those with panic disorder may be surprised to know. For example, did you know that panic attacks can occur while your asleep. Have you heard that panic attacks can be a sign of a different mental health condition, such as depression or irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).
Read here to learn more about these and other interesting and surprising facts about panic attacks.
Monday November 18, 2013
Most of us are familiar with the many benefits of getting proper nutrition and participating in a regular exercise routine. However, did you know that diet and exercise can influence your panic disorder and anxiety symptoms? For example, research has found that consuming certain substances, such as caffeine, may trigger panic attacks. Additional studies have concluded that physical exercise may help reduce the frequency and intensity of panic attacks. Other lifestyle choices, such as getting enough sleep, managing stress, and making time for self-care, can also be impacting your struggle with panic disorder, panic attacks, and anxiety.
Learn more about the potentional influence that diet, exercise, and other lifestyle choices can have on panic disorder:
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Monday November 11, 2013
Do you find it hard to focus on just one thought? Does your mind tend to jump from one idea to the next? These are signs and symptoms of racing thoughts, a common issue for panic disorder sufferers. Racing thoughts can contribute to your feelings of anxiety and my even prevent you from getting a good night's rest. Fortunately, there are some steps you can take to help manage your racing thoughts.
Learn more about racing thoughts and ways to control them:
Panic Disorder and Racing Thoughts
Sunday October 27, 2013
From upsetting emotions to uncomfortable physical sensations, panic attacks can be extremely difficult to deal with. For instance, panic attacks can bring on feelings of fear and dread and often accompanied by somatic sensations, such as chest pain, shaking, nausea, dizziness, and shortness of breath. It is not uncommon for a panic attack sufferer to become fearful of losing control of oneself or going insane.
Panic attacks can greatly impact all area's of your life. Your symptoms can affect your relationships and personal responsibilities. The symptoms of panic attacks can be even more challenging to cope with when you are at work. Panic attack symptoms can interfere with your ability to concentrate and complete tasks, negatively influencing your job performance and relationships with coworkers.
Despite how difficult panic attacks can be to manage at work, there are ways you can improve how you are dealing with your symptoms while on the job. Read this about.com article to learn some tips to help you cope panic attacks at work.