Stress Management

Anxiety Panic Disorder

Sometimes people feel that they are anxious and under stress. This condition can lead to panic attacks that are based on irrational fears. In such cases, it is better to have first hand knowledge of what anxiety panic disorder is and how can one tackle it.

One out of every seventy-five people will suffer from a panic attack at some point of time in their life. Panic attacks can affect a person in varying degrees and have different symptoms. The other type of anxiety panic disorder is agoraphobia or social anxiety disorders in which people suffer from an embarrassing panic attack in situations, which they feel they cannot handle. These people are not confident about their social interaction skills. Such behavior can only increase the intensity of their panic attack.

Panic attack that grows unexpectedly shows different types of symptoms like quick heart beat, difficulty in breathing, nausea, chest pain, trembling and others such symptoms. There are also some other psychological symptoms of panic attack like feeling of choking or going crazy, depersonalization, desensitization, death fear, unreality and insomnia. If you are suffering from some of these symptoms, then your best course of action should be to consult with your physician and follow the recommended course of action.

Many anxiety panic disorder sufferers complain about the side effects of the prescribed drugs. To cure anxiety panic disorder, you can also take help of anxiety natural remedies, which do not even have any side effects. Apart from the herbal medicines, there are various natural anxiety remedies such as meditation, acupuncture and exercises. These natural remedies are effective in eradicating  the symptoms of anxiety panic disorder.

In spite of side effects, prescription drugs are recommended by physicians in extreme cases of panic disorders, under proper guidelines and instructions. With the development of non-sedative and non-addictive drugs, prescription medicines for anxiety panic disorder have become even more effective. The best course of action however is a combination of prescription drugs with behavioral therapies. Examples of some of the FDA approved drugs are  Xanax, Prozac, Valium and Serax.

A combination of cognitive behavior therapy and medication is effective in curing symptoms of anxiety panic disorder. Millions of people suffer from anxiety. In the ultimate analysis, it is up to the individual to overcome this malady.