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Today’s lifestyle is so full of pressure that people have been pushed to their limits.The pressure of today’s lifestyle causes a lot of physiological and mental stress.Panic attacks and other psychological problems are now very common among a lot of people
The Things You Need To Know About Panic Disorder Panic Attacks Page 1 Today’s lifestyle is so full of pressure that people have been pushed to their limits. With the pressure of keeping up with the fast-paced changes in the world today, a lot are now suffering from illnesses both physical and psychological. Panic attacks and other psychological problems are now very common among a lot of people as we all know humans have certain fight and flight responses. A certain balance has to be maintained for it to be normal. When this balance tips off, it becomes abnormal. When there is an existing threat, that’s the time when the body activates its flight responses. Yet there may be instances when these symptoms are exhibited even if uncalled for. When this happens, it means there has to be some problem. People who have panic attacks experience the usual flight responses. But the lack of cause for that kind of response makes it abnormal. It can hit you any time and anywhere. It can be experienced while walking down the street or taking the subway. Flight responses normally occur only in cases of impending danger. But those who have panic disorder experience it without any particular reason. It usually includes symptoms like rapid heartbeat, stomach cramps, cold sweats, etc. Panic Attacks Page 2 Even if the situation is not threatening, people with panic disorder would still experience these symptoms. Most people would experience these symptoms at least once in their lifetime. This is especially true for women who undergo a lot of hormonal changes throughout their lifetime. Women who are undergoing menopause have hormonal upsurges that may cause them to experience anxiety and panic at certain times. Some disorders are also due to phobias and other negative experiences. Regardless of the cause it is still necessary to address the problem early. If left untreated it may start to impair one’s own normal functioning. This disorder might stop you from pushing through with your daily tasks in life. Getting early treatment is the best solution. There are various options for panic attacks treatment. It includes medication and various therapy sessions that would surely help you out. Panic Attacks Page 3
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