All posts tagged panic disorder

Stress-Panic Connection

Panic Can Build Gradually from Chronic Stress (Psych Central): The study found that for stressful life events in the categories of “work,” such as a demotion or layoff, or “friends/family/household,” such as a family argument, panic symptoms that had meandering severity before the event increased steadily but gradually for at least 12 weeks afterward.

Friends of Panic Disorder

What NOT to Say to Someone With Panic Disorder You say: “Why can’t you just relax?” We want to say: “It’s a bit more complicated than you think!” During a panic attack, the following physiological changes can occur: * increased heart rate * adrenaline rushes * shortness of breath * lightheadedness * heart palpitations * nausea […]