There are numerous physical reasons for panic attacks. Among them are low blood sugar, hypoglycemia, as well as high blood sugar. Over stressed, and a lack of B vitamins. Lack of serotonin, derived from tryptophan, the calming amino acid. As well as a lack of calcium, and magnesium. Asthma, diabetes, heart problems, low thyroid hormone,Lupus, Ms, Fibromyalgia, Cfs,depression, dropping hormone levels all cause anxiety.
Determining the cause will alleviate the attacks.
Low blood sugar, l glutamine, and eating more. Adding protein and fat.
Diabetes, alpha lipoic acid, cinnamon, and chromium are all helpful with this condition.
Asthma, determining the triggers, through testing. adding omega 3 fatty acids, and magnesium to the diet.
Depression, trytophan, or st john's wort (do not combine). Eating foods that contain trytophan.
Dropping hormones, progesterone cream, soy, wild yam. Getting the tests to determine dropping hormone levels.
Low thyroid function, either adding iodine through the diet, or obtaining prescriptive thyroid hormone. Have the tests run.
Lupus, MS, Fibromyalgia, Cfs, adding D3 to supplementation, has shown amazing results with these conditions, and treating the underlying cause, or infection.
A very helpful amino acid, is GABA, available over the counter. A supplement derived from glutamine, in a concentrated form. Very calming to the brain, much like Xanax, only not addicting. Also a calming mixture is calcium, and magnesium.
Avoiding the triggers that bring on the attacks, is also very helpful.
Do not go with out food, treat the underlying illness, or condition. Its not always a "mental" condition.