Despite the recent advancements in the field of medicine and healthcare, scientists have not been able to come up with permanent one-and-off remedies that will cure panic attacks and anxiety disorders. There may be medications all over the market that advertise as the ultimate solutions to anxiety problems but these medications only provide relief from the symptoms of anxiety attacks rather than deal with the actual anxiety problem. If you are suffering from panic attacks and are not sure what you can do to deal with this problem before it wrecks your life, I have some viable solutions to this. Read on to discover some of the simplest but most effective ways on how you can control and overcome panic attacks permanently.
a) Power is in information, you need to know as much as you can about panic attacks, what it is, the symptoms and the ways in which you can control the intensity and the frequency of the attacks. This will help you find the best ways to deal with the problem because you will have knowledge on what the condition really is. Research online and even consult your doctor to advise you about the condition first.
b) One of the common symptoms of panic attacks is shallow and uncontrolled fast breathing. Learning to take deep slow breaths when an attack is imminent help a lot in reducing the intensity of panic attacks and even help you control them completely. Deep breathing techniques, if used in early stages of mild panic attacks, can cure anxiety disorders completely.
c) Since panic attacks and anxiety disorders happen in your mind, you can use positive thinking to relieve anxiety. What you should do is identify those thoughts, memories and emotions that trigger panic attacks and try to keep them off your mind by focusing your mind and thoughts on things or situations that make you happy and relaxed.
d) Avoid stimulants such as coffee, tea, alcohol, cigarettes and drugs. These substances have elements that will increase your blood pressure and provoke panic attacks and should be eliminated or at least reduced from your intake diet. Other beverages too such as soft drinks with carbon dioxide preservatives are not good for you. When you feel like drinking something, why not take fruit juice or water instead?
e) There are a number of self-help techniques that you can use to overcome panic attacks naturally. Most of them are commonly known to relieve panic attacks and anxiety disorders. These include relaxation, engaging in exercises and other activities that make you relaxed and happy, yoga and meditation and visualization techniques. These are very simple anti-stress techniques that will help reduce the intensity and the frequency of panic attacks.
f) Lastly, I cannot stress enough how important it is for you to lead a healthy lifestyle. Get sufficient rest, eat healthy foods, avoid overworking and deal with life issues as they emerge so as to minimize worrying hence avoid anxiety and panic attacks from taking over your life.