This is a kind of anxiety disorder which is followed by frequent episodes of panic attacks. It is believed to be a genetic disorder and is more prevalent among women than men. Nausea, tightness in chest, fear of dying, breathing problems, elevated heart rate, shivering, etc. are few among the various symptoms of this disease.
Doctors prescribe medicines and recommend certain therapies to subside the symptoms of panic attacks. However, apart from seeking treatment, one must make certain amendments in lifestyle as well to get rid of panic disorders.
A study has revealed that in spite of the fact that panic attacks are hereditary, those people subjected to immense amount of stress and tensions are the ones who get affected by the same. A person who leads a happy and stress free life might not acquire this disorder even if this has been running in his/her family.
So it is essential to stay calm and composed at all times to prevent such disorders. Indulging in certain meditation techniques helps one cope with panic attacks. Breathing exercises and certain forms of yoga also helps your body control your mind which in turn minimizes the chances of occurrence of such disorders. Get good amount of sleep and rest everyday to prevent stress. Also try to spend more of your time with your loved ones. This keeps you happy and your spirits high.
Those who lead a sedentary lifestyle stand a greater risk of developing dreaded ailments like hypertension, heart related ailments, diabetes etc. So it is very important to stay active and fit by indulging in some kind of physical activities daily.
A disease free person remains at minimum risk of developing panic and anxiety disorders. Working out on a regular basis not only helps keep such dreaded ailments at bay but also elevates the levels of endorphins and serotonins in the body which are the chemicals released by the body in order to support overall well being.
Steady release of these substances helps one keep happy and fit. These chemicals are released steadily in people who remain active and participate in some form of physical activities everyday.
Ensure that you consume a healthy and a well balanced diet containing ample amounts of fruits and vegetables. More of wholegrain foods must be included to your diet. Keep away from unhealthy foods rich in sugars as these can worsen your condition.
Some other substances that can aggravate the signs and symptoms of panic attacks are caffeine containing beverages like coffee, carbonated drinks etc. You can replace such drinks with few cups of green tea which is not only free of caffeine but is also a rich source of antioxidants. It is also advised to refrain from unhealthy habits like smoking, drinking etc. These habits can increase one’s risk of developing panic attacks.
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