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 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”
The concept of panic disorder has a very peculiar history. The earliest roots of panic can be found in Greek mythology1. The ‘pan’ in ‘panic’ refers to the Greek god Pan, the god of shepherds and of wild places.
Pan is an interesting character – depicted as having the wooly hindquarters and horns of a goat. Continue reading “Who put the ‘Pan’ in ‘Panic’?”
Palo Alto Health Sciences is starting a blog series about panic attacks, panic disorder, and panic-related conditions. Let’s begin by getting all of us on the same page by defining the panic attack. Panic attacks have three distinct characteristics: 1. An abrupt surge of fear that ordinarily will last for 10 to 30 minutes, 2. A variety of intense and unpleasant physical symptoms, and 3. Fearful psychological experiences related to the attack.