This article gives a good overview of some panic attack treatments. Its fairly basic, but for any anxiety attack sufferer it lets you know the mainstream “solutions” you will encounter. Sadly none will be guaranteed to work, as with any mental health treatments.
Panic Attacks Treatment
by Beth O’Connor
What are Panic Attacks?
An anxiety or panic attack describes what happens to you when fear or anxiety overwhelms you. People react in different ways and to varying extents, but it tends to cause your heart to beat fast, your breathing to increase and for you to feel, sick, dizzy or that you are losing control.
What is the Problem with them?
The frequency of panic attacks can vary from person to person, as can their intensity. But as a general rule, if left unchecked, they will at the very least stay the same and in the worst cases, completely spiral out of control. So it’s important to treat your panic attacks before they start to take over your life or worse, morph into a more serious condition such as depression or OCD.
In this article, I will discuss the latest panic attack treatments currently on the market so you can decide which is best for you to give you the right coping mechanisms so that you can take back control of your life.
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
Cognitive behavioural therapy or CBT has been a very effective treatment for many people. It is an area of science in its own right and basically deals with changing the way you think through a series of therapy sessions, negative thought processes are identified and the subject is then taught to think of them in a different way. Eventually, the patient will develop a series of coping mechanisms to rationalize an attack as or before it strikes. [Read more…]