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Living with Panic Attacks,Anxiety, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.
What is panic anxiety stress disorder?
Panic anxiety stress disorder is a condition, where people fear crowded places. It's symptoms can be terrifying, for the afflicted person. Symptoms include:
heart rate increases
feeling tired, no energy
feelings of despair
tingling sensations in hands ,fingers
feeling you have lost control of your life
pains in the chest
have trouble breathing
fear of death
tremors in arms and chest
There are roughly three million people who will suffer severe panic anxiety disorder in the country.. People that suffer from the severest panic anxiety stress disorder,eventually often stop leaving their homes,for fear of having one of these severe panic attacks in public. They often avoid crowded places,such as malls ,restraunts. They rarely have these attacks at home.So instead of dealing the paralyzing terror. the stay home. These attacks are very real.to the afflicted person. They usually last around ten minutes. To the afflicted person it seems like forever, after an attack they tends to want to go home.To their safe zone.People who don't suffer from panic anxiety stress, disorder, have trouble understanding the person suffering from this disorder.
Here are some actions that can be taken to help with these disorders.
We have treatments, to help the patients with this disorder. Such as:
seeing a psychiatrist
These treatments help the patient, stay calm. There really is no cure for panic anxiety stress order. It can be treated, with medications to make these attacks bearable. Talking to a psychiatrist is really a good way to help the disorder.
I know this so well, because I suffer from it. I'm Agoraphobic. (the fear of leaving ones home) panic anxiety stress disorder is also a condition that usually occurs with this disorder. It is also more often seen in women, rather than men.
If you suffer from any of these symptoms, please seek medical help. Thanks to the treatment I receive daily. I am now able to go to the doctors, vacations,things like that. There was a time when leaving my home was something I couldn't bring myself to do. I can't be in a grocery store without shaking and my heart wells up in my throat, my heart races. I have a heart defect and some of the symptoms mimic a heart attack. So with me, a heart attack can be very real and scary and stressful. Scary because its hard to tell if its a panic attack. This is a very real affliction.I know people have trouble understanding the terror that comes with this disorder.I hope by my writing this its helped someone and get help, and help someone understand someone else who is living with these conditions.