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How to stop panic?

In general, anxiety can be handled with medications or with "talking therapy", of which there are many types. So far you have seen two doctors. One offered medication. You were concerned about ...
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Is breathing into a paper bag an effective treatment for panic attacks?

Breathing into a paper bag to control hyperventilation might improve hypocarbia, but should NOT be done because of the risks of hypoxia and death. This case report shows that breathing into a paper ...
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Is breathing into a paper bag an effective treatment for panic attacks?

I did not find any studies which would investigate that matter. Moreover, in 2008 Nillni and co-workers (1) stated: Surprisingly, although the expressed goal of breathing training is to correct ...
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How to stop panic?

If a doctor mentioned eating a healthier diet in relation to your problems then that suggests that your diet is pretty bad. We can't judge if that's the case, but if you are not eating well, e.g. lack ...
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Is is common/more likely for hearing-impaired & deaf individuals to have social anxiety disorders & panic attacks? Why or why not?

I can answer this from a first hand perspective, based on my experiences. I'm almost completely deaf from one ear. It can cause more of a social discomfort that can lead to anxiety. I can't talk ...
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Is is common/more likely for hearing-impaired & deaf individuals to have social anxiety disorders & panic attacks? Why or why not?

Davis et. al (2007) conducted a large survey of the UK population between the ages of 55-74. They reported that 12% of their participants had a hearing problem that causes moderate or severe worry, ...
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