Agora-what? Agoraphobia is when you fear having a panic attack in a place or situation that is difficult to escape from or where help may not be available. Continue reading “The world can seem like a scary place, and many people find it hard to leave the security of their own home each day.”
As humans, our relationship to flight has changed dramatically in the last century. Air travel has developed from a fantasy into a common and widely used mode of transportation. Continue reading “Most of us take flying for granted. But there are many people who experience such overwhelming fear they cannot board a plane without having a panic attack.”
In yet another first for a senior member of the royal family, Prince Harry has given an extensive TV interview in which he described in excruciating detail the panic attacks he suffered following the death of Princess Diana.
In the interview for the Army channel Forces TV, Harry says that he would suffer appalling panic attacks that made his body feel like “a washing machine” every time he found himself in a room full of people.
Read Full Article: https://www.thedailybeast.com/prince-harry-on-panic-attacks-were-all-mental
Today, I’m going to talk about the different types clinical trials we used when setting out to study the effectiveness of Freespira for people suffering from panic. Continue reading “Freespira Research in Clinical Settings”
In the last post, I summarized Dr. Klein’s intriguing theory1 about what causes a panic attack. Simply put, over-sensitivity to carbon dioxide (CO2) leads to respiratory irregularities that Continue reading “What research says about panic and carbon dioxide hypersensitivity”
This puppy was adopted and returned three times — then he met Morgan, who needed a service dog to help her cope with panic attacks. They are so perfectly matched to each other, it’s unreal.
You heart is beating erratically, your body feels like it’s buzzing, and everything around you just seems to be too much. You might be having a panic attack. Or maybe you’re just anxious. You don’t know what to do, but all you know is that you have too much energy and your mind Continue reading “Anxiety: Panicking about Panic Book Review”
I don’t remember when I had my first panic attack. Oddly, it didn’t coincide with the loss of my mother at the age of 17 or the deep-seated spells of major depression in my mid-20s. These mood-crushing moments seemed to rear their debilitating powers a decade or so later.
I have a panic disorder and, unfortunately, that means I sometimes become panicked for no particular reason. Having a panic attack, especially if it’s in a public place, can be embarrassing enough as it is so please be empathetic. I know it will pass but in moments of panic I can forget that. Know that these attacks are scary and real to me even if they are all in my head.
In today’s post, I’ll talk about an area of increasing interest and research – the relationship between breathing and panic attacks. Continue reading “Panic & Breathing Irregularities”