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How do I lower my heart rate during an anxiety attack?

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Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry
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In brief: To Lower Heart Rate

I understand your distress of anxiety attack.
Anxiety can increase heart rate which can cause more anxiety. Focus on Wonder of 3 million air sacs in your lungs due to which you have been alive and functioning. Speak-BREATH IS LIFE! Take a Deep Breath, feel the Wonder of Lungs, Hold the Breath and keep saying; BREATH IS LIFE! Feel Relaxation Repeat Feel Peace Do Not Focus on Heart.

In brief: To Lower Heart Rate

I understand your distress of anxiety attack.
Anxiety can increase heart rate which can cause more anxiety. Focus on Wonder of 3 million air sacs in your lungs due to which you have been alive and functioning. Speak-BREATH IS LIFE! Take a Deep Breath, feel the Wonder of Lungs, Hold the Breath and keep saying; BREATH IS LIFE! Feel Relaxation Repeat Feel Peace Do Not Focus on Heart.
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