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Learn More about Anxiety and Panic Attacks

Anxiety sufferers, you're not alone. Studies show about 4 to 6 percent of the population will experience anxiety or panic attacks at some point in their lives, which can lead to a chronic condition such as Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) or Panic Disorder. This may result in a person being fearful of everyday situations such as being in public places, driving or leaving the house. Luckily, there are many ways to help anxiety and panic attacks with the help of a therapist or using self-help programs in the privacy of your home. If you suffer from general anxiety or panic attacks these articles can help.


Featured Articles

Panic Attacks While Driving - Dawn's Story

Meet Dawn, whose panic disorder and fear of driving began as a single panic attack while driving on the highway. Journey with her as she seeks professional help for panic attacks, learns to minimize symptoms of anxiety through exposure therapy and guided visualizations, and takes back control of her life. Read More

Severe Social Anxiety - Kayla's Story

Severe social anxiety affects approximately 15 million people a year and too often goes untreated due to unawareness of the various treatments available. Meet Kayla, a freshman in high school, who bravely finds the courage to seek professional help after a lifelong struggle with social anxiety. Find out how she partners with her therapist in treatment and learns how to manage her symptoms through Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy. Read More

An Introduction to Anti-Anxiety Medication

When you feel that you are unable to cope with anxiety or panic, an anti-anxiety medication may “take the edge off” as you work through your condition with a therapist. Explore the various forms of these medications for an understanding of their uses and of how they affect your body. With basic information on the types and uses, you are better equipped to make an informed decision with your physician on whether they are appropriate for your needs. Read More

Panic Attacks in Children

Explore the symptoms, considerations and treatment options for panic attacks in children. Although panic attacks typically develop during adolescence rather than childhood, they can affect young children and teenagers alike. With Karen’s story, we see a real-life example of how difficult it can be to diagnose them properly—as well as the importance of seeking immediate help for them from mental health professionals. Read More

Overcoming Panic Attacks Using CBT

An overview of generalized anxiety disorder, from diagnosis through anxiety treatment options. Learn about one of the most popular and effective forms of talk therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and about different medication options. Review the pros and cons of each treatment option. Discover how anyone suffering from this disorder can learn to lead a normal and fulfilling life. Read More

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