Panic anxiety disorder is a medical complication characterized by severe and sudden episodes. Panic attacks are unexpected, discrete periods of intense anxiety, fear and discomfort. Panic attack symptoms are caused by a different biological variations which happen during times of stress and anxiety. Older women who experience panic attacks look to have an increased risk for heart attacks.
Panic attacks reach utmost intensity within a minute or two once they begin. It is common for the first attack to make a person to go to an emergency clinical facility. Anxiety Disorder initiates most often when people are 20-30 years old. It starts less often in teenagers or persons in their forties. It is uncommon for the problem to arise in the elderly for the first time.
One or more uneasy physical evidences will be available in a severe form during an actual panic attack, such as increased heart rate, dizziness or lightheadedness, shortness of breath, inability to concentrate, and confusion.
Mental symptoms of panic attack is deficit of the ability to react logically to stimuli, loss of cognitive ability in general, racing thoughts and feeling of extreme. People with Panic disorder normally can be successfully cured with therapy, basically Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and/or anti-anxiety medication or antidepressants.
Cognitive-behavioral therapy helps people learn to deal with panic symptoms, using approaches like muscle and breathing relaxation. Avoid stimulants, such as nicotine and caffeine.
Many people being treated for panic attacks initiate to feel limited symptom attacks. These panic attacks are less extensive with fewer than 4 bodily symptoms being experienced. Antidepressants, such as Tofranil, often help condense anxiety and the frequency and severity of panic attacks.
Alternative medications like meditation and relaxation therapy are generally used to help relax the body and reduce anxiety. Psychotherapy provides support and helps to lessen the fearfulness of symptoms, and betimes is enough to erase up the disorder.
Anti-anxiety treatments such as xanax, Klonopin and Ativan are offered at least in the beginning of medical therapy. Do not try to blunt the effects of panic attacks with alcohol or other drugs.