Tag Archives: signs and symptoms of panic attacks

Anxiety vs Heart Disease

Tweet Today we will look at Anxiety vs. Heart Disease. I recently received this question on the blog: When I get panic attacks while I’m in bed and listening to my heart race – I can’t help but think to … Continue reading

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Breathing Anxiety Tips

Tweet Breathing anxiety is a disturbing feeling that you have the inability to take a deep breath. So many anxious folk, especially when out in public, find it incredibly difficult to expand their chests and feel like they’re getting a … Continue reading

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My Gluten Free Diet Update

Tweet I wanted to post an update on how I’ve been doing on my gluten free diet. Not so much what I’ve been eating, but how I’ve been feeling. I am becoming more and more convinced that there really is … Continue reading

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Controlled Anxiety vs Irrational Anxiety

Tweet Doing some thinking today about controlled anxiety vs. irrational anxiety. I don’t know what the clinical or mainstream term for this is. I just noticed that when a real life situation presents itself to me as a crisis and … Continue reading

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Signs and Symptoms of Panic Attacks

Tweet Although the signs and symptoms of panic attacks can vary greatly from person to person, there is one thing we can probably all agree on: they suck! The physical symptoms are bizarre and the thoughts they bring on can … Continue reading

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Hope and Help for Your Nerves Review

Tweet Hope and Help for Your Nerves was copyrighted in 1990.  The author, Claire Weekes, is a noted Australian physician. She is known as one of the self help pioneers of the world and was nominated for the Nobel Prize … Continue reading

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HALTS: For Coping with Panic Attacks

Tweet I use a variety of methods for coping with panic attacks.  Here is a simple and effective tool I use, adapted from 12 Step Recovery programs.  It is called HALT, but I add an S to the end, making … Continue reading

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