4 doctors weighed in:

How can I treat anxiety attacks?

4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Janice Seward
Clinical Psychology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Treating anxiety

Deep breathing, exercise, a good diet (decrease caffeine, refined sugar, alcohol).
Meditation is very helpful, getting enough sleep, and making sure any medications you are taking do not cause anxiety. Talk therapy can be very helpful to identify the causes and triggers of anxiety.

In brief: Treating anxiety

Deep breathing, exercise, a good diet (decrease caffeine, refined sugar, alcohol).
Meditation is very helpful, getting enough sleep, and making sure any medications you are taking do not cause anxiety. Talk therapy can be very helpful to identify the causes and triggers of anxiety.
Dr. Janice Seward
Dr. Janice Seward
Thank
Dr. Rudolf Brutoco
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Get ProfessionalHelp

There is much you can do, but often a "guide" is needed to get you where you need to go.
Keep in mind that the real goal of "treatment" of anxiety attacks is to prevent them (rather than chase them). Meds are very helpful, if properly used, but there are many additional helpful techniques and strategies -- depending on your individual characteristics/resources and the nature of your panic.

In brief: Get ProfessionalHelp

There is much you can do, but often a "guide" is needed to get you where you need to go.
Keep in mind that the real goal of "treatment" of anxiety attacks is to prevent them (rather than chase them). Meds are very helpful, if properly used, but there are many additional helpful techniques and strategies -- depending on your individual characteristics/resources and the nature of your panic.
Dr. Rudolf Brutoco
Dr. Rudolf Brutoco
Thank
1 comment
Dr. Robert Stewart
Another tool for managing anxiety is biofeedback. To find a certified biofeedback professional go to www.bcia.org or www.aapb.org.
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Board Certified, Neurology
49 years in practice
56M people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors