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    Anxiety is a beast with multiple shapes and...

    Anxiety is a beast with multiple shapes and forms. Before you can even begin to understand it, let alone try to beat it, you have to figure out what causes it. In medical terms, there really isn't...
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    Hi All, Wow! The more I read the posts here,...

    Hi All,

    Wow! The more I read the posts here, the more I realize that I'm not the only one dealing with all these symptoms. Almost all of my symptoms mimic heart attack as well. I get the left...
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    Hi all, Panic and Anxiety attacks have too...

    Hi all,

    Panic and Anxiety attacks have too many symptoms to mention and they vary from person to person.

    I've listed a bunch on my website, but even my list is only partial.

    When I get...
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    Andrea, I've posted on a few of your postings....

    Andrea,

    I've posted on a few of your postings. I hope that some of the information that I've shared with you has brought even a small amount of relief for you. Have you tried using a tracking...
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    Sticky: You have to keep yourself focused on things other...

    You have to keep yourself focused on things other than your panic attacks. I've used music in my car. Not just music in the sense of a band playing, but I also like the sound of nature, like rain...
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    Sticky: The best way to take on a panic attack is with an...

    The best way to take on a panic attack is with an attack of your own. Distract yourself with something that requires your undivided attention. In a shopping center, or a mall, there are several...
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    Hi Melissa, My father was in the Army. He...

    Hi Melissa,

    My father was in the Army. He retired with 24 year of service under his belt, in fact. I remember many times sitting at the dinner table and speaking with my mother about how she...
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    Hi Claire, This has been quite a journey...

    Hi Claire,

    This has been quite a journey you've taken. There were so many unknown variables to deal with and leaving your comfort zone was quite an undertaking. You should give yourself credit...
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    Anxiety and panic attacks are a real challenge to...

    Anxiety and panic attacks are a real challenge to overcome. I've dealt with them for over 10 years. I like to listen to music and nature sounds when the attacks aren't too intense. But if I'm...
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    Life is too short to spend so much time fighting...

    Life is too short to spend so much time fighting and being angry. When you get into these fights, your body naturally goes into a fight or flight state of being. This is when your blood pressure...
  11. Thread: panic attacks

    by Rgib95
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    The numbness can sometimes be relieved by...

    The numbness can sometimes be relieved by physical activity. Nothing strenuous but a brisk walk with some moderate swinging of the arms. If you are unable to get out, try doing some windmills, and...
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    Headaches are treated in a number of ways. Pain...

    Headaches are treated in a number of ways. Pain pills are the obvious choice, but not necessarily the best or most effective. I'm sure you've heard of the benefits of caffeine for migraine...
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    Try eating some celery. There's something in it...

    Try eating some celery. There's something in it that helps you relax. I can't remember where I read that, but it's healthy and, like anything else, it can work if you believe it will work. I also...
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    You do have to stay strong! Find ways to...

    You do have to stay strong! Find ways to distract yourself. If you have a hobby that involves any amount of attention to details that may help. Think of the positive things in your life and learn...
  15. Thread: Anxiety Attacks

    by Rgib95
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    Foo berry, I've had very similar symptoms myself....

    Foo berry, I've had very similar symptoms myself. I get bloated, burp a lot, chest pressure and pains in my left chest, arm, and neck. I had a lot of tests done this past year and I found out that...
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    The lightheadedness can sometimes be the result...

    The lightheadedness can sometimes be the result of high blood pressure. It could also be something you may have consumed earlier. Alcohol and smoking are also triggers for it. If you drink and/or...
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    This list has some good items listed, but don't...

    This list has some good items listed, but don't rule out crossover symptoms from GERD that imitate heart attacks. I've been dealing with both GERD and anxiety for over 10 years and it wasn't until...
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    Do you find yourself having these attacks in...

    Do you find yourself having these attacks in certain environments or situations? Maybe you are dealing with a social anxiety of some type. If you haven't already done it, start tracking your...
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    I too have been down this road. There were many...

    I too have been down this road. There were many evenings when I paced the floor for several hours, checked my blood pressure every few minutes, and prayed that I wouldn't drop dead from a heart...
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    There are several more texts out there that offer...

    There are several more texts out there that offer a lot of great resources... A search at www.gibsonaffiliate.com has some others that are available
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