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Dr. Alan Ali
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Panic Attacks (Definition)

Panic disorder is a type of anxiety disorder in which someone has repeated attacks of intense fear that something bad will occur when not expected. The person lives in fear that ...Read more


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Im 27 years and very healthy im going threw a bad panic attack will i die?

Im 27 years and very healthy im going threw a bad panic attack will i die?

Panic Attack: Most people going through a panic mistakenly think they will die but I have never heard of this ever occuring. Remember that anxiety and panic is driven by misperceiving situations and interactions. Try to focus on the truth, the facts. Try using the anti anxiety app for daily support and consult with a mental health professional in your area who can help you learn to manage your anxiety. Best. ...Read more

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What are the best coping skills for anxiety.?Had over a year anxiety now and still having panic attacks and setbacks.Always thinking i die everytime

What are the best coping skills for anxiety.?Had over a year anxiety now and still having panic attacks and setbacks.Always thinking i die everytime

Breath work mindful: Skills like deep breathing, progressive muscle relaxation, and mindfulness help. Like any other skill these have to practiced regularly including when you are not having anxiety and panic for them to work well. I highly recommend seeing a psychologist to help you find skills tailored to your particular needs. Understand the reasons for your anxiety to find long-term solutions. Therapy will help. ...Read more

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I want to know whether i'll die if I have an anxiety/panic attack?

I want to know whether i'll die if I have an anxiety/panic attack?

No: No you will not die if you have a panic attack although people sometimes feel like they might. You should see someone about it. There are a lot of helpful treatments available. ...Read more

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High aniexty panic attacks in convinced I'm going to die please help me I can't go hospital again?

High aniexty panic attacks in convinced I'm going to die please help me I can't go hospital again?

Counseling: You do not need a hospital unless you are suicidal. I suggest counseling with a certified psychotherapist-(CBT)-cognitive behavioral therapy. You physician can prescribe anti anxiety medication. I suggest meditation, progressive relaxation ( read The Relaxation Response, by Herbert Benson, M.D.), yoga, exercise, aromatherapy, massage therapy,prayer,and/or sexual release. ...Read more

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Because of my anxiety and panic attacks I haven't been able to live my life in over a year. I constantly feel out of it and like I'm about to die. ?

Panic attacks: often cause people to feel as if they're dying. People go to the ER fearing they're having a heart attack. Hope you're seeing a therapist and a good psychiatrist for management of the symptoms and coping tools. Medication can be of great benefit. Best thing to do in a PA is lie down and tell yourself you've had these before and it will end. Wait for the fight/flight reaction to pass. ...Read more

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Took 5mg of Valium 6hours ago and half of a 5mg prescribed for panic attacks.Had 3 beers, but read I could die dr never told me risks terrified. Help!

Took 5mg of Valium 6hours ago and half of a 5mg prescribed for panic attacks.Had 3 beers, but read I could die dr never told me risks terrified. Help!

Learn about ur meds: You want to be sure that you are not driving under the influence of this combination of medication and alcohol.The Valiuim is going to mostly fade out after four hours. You should speak with your doctor about how to take these medication and the importance of not drinking or taking drugs or other meds on your own. ...Read more

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Recently I've been having numerous panic attacks. I've been unable to sleep due to the fact that I'm afraid I'll die. Could you give me some advice?

Recently I've been having numerous panic attacks. I've been unable to sleep due to the fact that I'm afraid I'll die. Could you give me some advice?

Panic attacks can: make you think you may die. Sorry for what you are going through. Please see a mental health professional. An old book called "Hope and help for your nerves" by Claire Weekes may also be helpful. Peace and good health. ...Read more