What can a person do to try to prevent the onset of an anxiety attack?

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  1. snapbackbetty profile image62
    snapbackbettyposted 9 years ago

    What can a person do to try to prevent the onset of an anxiety attack?

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    JThomp42posted 9 years ago

    Hello Betty,
          Unfortunately, I know all about anxiety attacks. The worse part is the fear of having one. What I try to do is talk myself through it in my mind. Just tell yourself there is nothing to fear and try and talk yourself out of it. Tell yourself how frivolous it is (although it is not) and keep reassuring yourself that you are stronger than the anxiety. I really hope this helps. Also prayer will do wonders. God bless you Betty!

    1. snapbackbetty profile image62
      snapbackbettyposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you SO much for your answer! I will definately keep this in mind.

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      JThomp42posted 9 years agoin reply to this

      You are so welcome Betty. Praying for you.

  3. mahmud11557 profile image59
    mahmud11557posted 9 years ago

    Enjoy your life at the present time only.So we should be for a limited time.The past should be discarded and a negative impression on the minds of the future is not we who decide occur.

    1. snapbackbetty profile image62
      snapbackbettyposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks!

  4. ketage profile image82
    ketageposted 9 years ago

    This is a trick I learned when I was young and had anger management issues, Blink 30 times rapidly while taking deep breaths. A friend of mine gets pretty bad anxiety attacks, and he tried this, it seems to work for him. While it isn't a 100% fix, it seems to help him enough that he doesn't fall over.

    1. snapbackbetty profile image62
      snapbackbettyposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks for your answer. I can see why it would work. You have to actually take your mind off of what's at hand and concentrate on blinking, counting and breathing all at the same time.

 
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