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A 31-year-old member asked:

Suffered my first anxiety attack yesterday. is this a sign of worse to come?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Not necessarily.: Some people may have only one panic attack but others may go on to have more. Here are some tips to help keep stress down. Ways to address stress. Talk about feelings ; address problems. Don't avoid them. Aim for 7.5 - 8 hours of sleep/ night. Daily physical activity is optimal in a green space. Eat healthfully. Cut out junk carbs, caffeine ; alcohol (or moderate). Try qi gong, tai chi, .
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Provided original answer
acupuncture, acupressure, homeopathy, meditation, Yoga, exercise program, deep breathing exercises or Progressive muscle relaxation.
Dec 8, 2013

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