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How do I stop panic attacks?

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Dr. Donald Hazlett
Psychiatry
7 doctors agree

In brief: Several ways

Panic attacks can be just that-panic attacks.
Or it could be issues with heart irregularities, mitral valve insufficiency for instance. When do they occur & under what circumstances, or are they random?Does exercise trigger them? Are they associated with any medication you may be taking, adhd meds for instance? Answering these questions with your physician will then determine correct treatment.

In brief: Several ways

Panic attacks can be just that-panic attacks.
Or it could be issues with heart irregularities, mitral valve insufficiency for instance. When do they occur & under what circumstances, or are they random?Does exercise trigger them? Are they associated with any medication you may be taking, adhd meds for instance? Answering these questions with your physician will then determine correct treatment.
Dr. Donald Hazlett
Dr. Donald Hazlett
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Dr. Douglas Bey
Psychiatry
4 doctors agree

In brief: Meds & therapy

In brief: Meds & therapy

Usual treatment ssris (prozac zoloft Paxil (paroxetine) Lexapro Celexa Luvox etc) & cbt (cognitive behavioral therapy).
Dr. Douglas Bey
Dr. Douglas Bey
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Panic

Breathing exercises work best to lessen the intensity of the attacks.

In brief: Panic

Breathing exercises work best to lessen the intensity of the attacks.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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