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“It was a physical thing,” recalls a 24-year-old. “I could feel it rising up my chest. These worries were out of control in my head. I couldn’t listen to my boss or focus on anything else, and all of a sudden I blacked out.”

Beth Rowland was standing in her work canteen, midway through a routine team meeting, when it happened for the first time. As her boss enumerated all the tasks to be completed by Continue reading ““It was a physical thing,” recalls a 24-year-old. “I could feel it rising up my chest. These worries were out of control in my head. I couldn’t listen to my boss or focus on anything else, and all of a sudden I blacked out.””

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.

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.”

Prince Harry opens up about terrifying panic attacks

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

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.

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.

Read Full Article: https://www.thedodo.com/videos/close-to-home/this-dog-stops-his-moms-panic-attacks

After years of panic attacks, Charyn finally tamed the #anxiety beast. Here’s exactly how she did it. And you can too.

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.

Read Full Article: https://www.thegirlfriend.com/article/years-panic-attacks-finally-tamed-anxiety-beast/

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