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Does yawning start a panic attack?

Does yawning start a panic attack?

Not Really: A panic attack is actually a description of a sense of overwhelming fear with no apparent physical cause. Now if a ''panic attack'' is quickly followed by a sneeze, no concern. If a panic attack follows a sneeze more than 50%, a thorough psychiatric evaluation would make sense in thus extremely rare circumstance. Hope this helps.

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Yawning (Definition)

Yawning is opening the mouth semi-voluntarily while taking a long, deep breath of air. It is a type of reflex action controlled by the brain (a person cannot yawn on command). Yawning is normal, and usually due to drowsiness or tiredness. However, excessive yawning that happens much more often than normal may be caused by vagus nerve signals, due ...Read more


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How can I cure a panic attack?

How can I cure a panic attack?

Panic: The two kinds of treatments are medication and talk therapy. There are also physical causes for panic attacks, and a good dr should be able to perform some tests to determine if there is a physical cause. You should avoid benzodiazepines like Valium and Xanax (alprazolam) as they are habit forming. Good luck to you.

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How can you cure a panic attack?

Panic disorder: Panic disorder is one of the scariest conditions but also one of the easiest to treat if caught early. Don't delay treatment as both medications and psychotherapy can be life savers. I wrote a chapter on panic in my book, psychiatry in techno colors, available on amazon. Com. See some of my other answers about panic treatment.

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Can I experience a panic attack?

Can I experience a panic attack?

Possibly- what are: The symptoms? Panic attacks often last 2 to 10 mins. Sx’s can include: sense of severe anxiety or panic, chest tightness or pain, rapid or pounding heartbeat, areas of numbness or pins ; needles type sensation, hot flashes or chills ; heavy perspiration. There may be a tickle sensation in the stomach or nausea, feeling dizzy or faint ; physical shaking. The person may fear that they are going >.

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How can you stop a panic attack?

Try The Opposite!: If u feel panic attack coming on or if u're in situation that might bring one on, try this: let it come! Actually let it happen! So if u feel one coming on tell urself "i can handle it -even though it won't feel good! " and before one comes or while it's happening 1) do slow "belly breathing"; & 2) alternate between squeezing & relaxing different muscle groups. U'll learn u have control over them!

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What to do during a panic attack?

Bring it on ; then..: If u feel panic attack coming on or if u're in situation that might bring one on, try this: let it come! Actually let it happen! So if u feel one coming on tell urself "i can handle it -even though it won't feel good! " and before one comes or while it's happening 1) do slow "belly breathing"; ; 2) alternate between squeezing ; relaxing different muscle groups. U'll learn u have control over them!

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What can I do about panic attacks?

Panicattackself help: Believe in yourself and your Achievements of 35 years of your life. Believe in Healing Powers of your Body and Mind. Believe that intense fear will pass or it will be less. Intense. Be committed to see a Psychiatrist for: • Therapy • Medication • Breathing Relaxation • Take Medication as prescribed • Do not use Alcohol while on Medication

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How can I deal with panic attacks?

How can I deal with panic attacks?

Knowledge = Power!: Learn about anxiety + ; anxiety/panic "attacks" so u can learn 2 manage them! "panic attacks tend 2 start quickly ; reach a peak within 10 mins. The peak generally lasts 4 about 5 to 10 minutes before the symptoms start 2 settle. However, it can take quite some time for all the symptoms to subside." source=pg on panic disorder by anxiety disorders assn' of british columbia (http://bit. Ly/pylkom).

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Hi, how do I treat a panic attack?

Many choices: Keep a log to see what triggers your attacks: people, events, health issues? Panic attacks usually do not last very long. Try focusing on simple thought, like "I am OK, this will pass". Panic usually causes rapid shallow breathing and increased heart rate. Try taking slow even breaths, in through nose, out through pursed lips. If attacks become worse, make appt with psychologist for CBT.

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How do I stop getting panic attacks?

Age old question. .: Good morning. Unfortunately, the answer to your question is not that simple, because there are many causes/triggers for panic attacks (genetics, environment. . . work, family, financial situations. .) Therapy/biofeedback may help you deal better with situational causes--over time. Medications may be necessary given the severity. There are self-help books, exercise. No one treatment helps everyone

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How do I know I have a panic attack?

Peak of anxiety: Panic attacks are a sudden surge of fear that last 10 to 30 minutes. Typical symptoms are: difficulty breathing; sweating; chest pain; unsteadiness, dizziness; feelings of unreality; trembling or shaking; tingling or numbness; nausea or abdominal distress; palpitations or tachycardia; choking, smothering sensations; hot flashes or cold chills; fear of dying; fear of going crazy or losing control.

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Tell me what to do for panic attack?

Panic Attacks.: There a # of ways to address panic / anxiety: cognitive behavioral therapy, behavior modification, individual psychotherapy, group psychotherapy, psychotropic medications, qi gong, tai chi, acupuncture, acupressure, homeopathy, meditation, yoga, exercise program or progressive muscle relaxation (to mention a few).

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How can you deal with panic attacks?

How can you deal with panic attacks?

Try Paradoxical Soln: If u feel panic attack coming on or if u're in situation that might bring one on, try this: let it come! Actually let it happen! So if u feel one coming on tell urself "i can handle it -even though it won't feel good! " and before one comes or while it's happening 1) do slow "belly breathing"; & 2) alternate between squeezing & relaxing different muscle groups. U'll learn u have control over them!

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What can do during my panic attacks?

Panic attack: Sit down, close eyes, breath regularly & visualize a scene that distracts you. Breathing exercises & imagery help u thru the attack.

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What can you do to help panic attacks?

What can you do to help panic attacks?

Panic attacks: Breathing exercises, relaxation, imagery, distraction, medications to ease anxiety. A trained therapist can help you with cognitive behavior therapy.

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What to do when having a panic attack?

Panic attacks: If you can find a quiet place - do so. Breath in slowly; deeply through your nostrils. Fill your lungs with air (but not to the point of discomfort). Hold for a count of five then slowly begin to exhale through an open mouth. Repeat at least 12 times, longer if you need to.

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How to stop panic attacks when flying?

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How to stop panic attacks when flying?

Panic: Best is breathing exercise. This is done thru closing your eyes & breathing slowly while counting numbers. I can give you details of how to do those exercises if you want to e-mail me request, due to limited space here to write down. These exercises can abolish panic attacks in 5 mins. & can be done anywhere.

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How can I know if I had a panic attack?

Psychiatric eval: Panic attacks can develop rapidly ; include: marked anxiety; rapid, pounding heart beat; chest tightness or pain; shortness of breath with hyperventilation; hot or cold flashes; a sense of butterflies in the stomach, nausea or even vomiting; tingling of mouth or extremities; increased sweating; feeling faint or lightheaded; headache or shaking. There may be difficulty swallowing or tight throat;.

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How can I naturally treat panic attacks?

Exposure: Panic Disorder is the classic anxiety illness and is often responsive to exposure therapies. The best treatment for panic (and many other anxiety disorders) is exposure to the trigger. There are online articles about graded exposure or you can see a Cognitive Behavioral Therapist. Recognizing that the symptoms feel awful and possibly even life threatening but are not dangerous is key.

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Panic (Definition)

Panic is a psychological and somatic state of anxiety usually involving extreme fear, characterized by symptoms such as shortness of breath, rapid pounding heartbeat, sometimes dizziness or light-headedness, tunnel vision, a sense of unreality, and a feeling of needing to escape from ...Read more


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Panic Attack (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