Your loved ones may have many questions regarding your condition. Due to the numerous myths about panic disorder, many people do question if panic symptoms are just an overreaction to fears and anxiety. Even well-intended friends and family members may wonder if you would just "get over" agoraphobia if you were forced into feared situations. On the other hand, most of your loved ones probably want to help you, but are uncertain about how to be supportive. Friends and family members often ask, "What can I do to help?" and "What are the best treatment options for panic disorder?"
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