A feeling of Panic anxiety is acute and short, accompanied by physical symptoms.
Panic attacks can occur at any anxiety disorder, usually in response to a situation with regard to the main characteristics of the disorder. For example, a fear of snakes will feel panic if confronted with a snake. However, panic attacks this is circumstantial, in contrast to the spontaneous panic and without the originator, as it did on panic disorder.
THE CAUSE OF :
The cause of a panic attack or panic disorder is unknown, but these factors can play a role:
* stress weight
* temperament are more vulnerable to stress
* certain changes on the brain function
* the abuse of drugs and alcohol
A panic attack occurs suddenly and cause at least 4 of the following symptoms:
* Shortness of breath
* Dizziness, fainting or swaying
* Palpitations or rapid heart rate increased
* Nausea, abdominal pain or diarrhea
* Feeling unreal, strange or regardless of the environment
* Numbness or tingling
* Facial redness or chills
* Pain or bad taste in the chest
* Scared to death
* Fear of being crazy or out of control
Panic attacks often occur unexpectedly or for no apparent reason, so that sufferers often anticipate the impending attacks and worried others. Sufferers also avoid places where they never had a panic attack.
The symptoms of panic attacks involve a variety of vital organs, so that sufferers often worry that they have health problems that are dangerous. Panic attacks cause discomfort, but not dangerous.
Due to a serious physical disorders often cause some physical and emotional symptoms that resemble a panic attack, it needs to be ensured that the patient does not have physical disorders.
Panic disorder is diagnosed when a person undergoes a setikdanya two panic attacks that occur suddenly and without the originator, followed by the fear of impending attack more for at least 1 month. In addition, the panic attacks that occur are also not caused by the abuse of illicit substances, medical condition, or other mental conditions, such as social phobia or obsessive-compulsive disorder.
For some, panic disorder can also include to agoraphobia, where sufferers avoid places or situations that cause her to feel anxious because of the fear of not being able to get out or get help if you're having a panic attack.
Most sufferers can be cured without therapy. However, other sufferers experience panic disorder which increases and decreases over the years. Panic disorder involves physical or psychological processes, so that feeding therapy should include both.
Exposure therapy is one type of psychotherapy that often can be done to help reduce the fear. Exposure therapy is given by way of exposing any triggers that can evoke panic attacks in people with recurrent, and gradually until the patient feels very comfortable with the circumstances that usually gives rise to anxiety.
Cognitive and behavioral therapy can also help. On this therapy the patient is taught to:
* Not avoid situations that cause panic attacks
* Recognize when their fears unwarranted
* Responding to a State by breathing slowly and controlled or do other techniques which can make relaxation
Supportive psychotherapy, which includes education and counseling, the therapist could be useful because it gives general information about the disorder and handling.
There is no definite way to prevent a panic attack or panic disorder. However, some way below may help:
* as soon as possible to get treatment or therapy for panic attacks so as to help stop the attacks later in the day and prevent worsening or the occurrence of an attack more often
* follow the treatment plan is there to help prevent recurrence or worsening of the symptoms of panic attacks
* do regular physical activity, can play a role to help safeguard against anxiety.
News Sources : Mayo Clinic. Panic Attacks and Panic Disorder. 2012