Worried That Another Panic Attack Is Around The Corner?

Appropriate treatment for panic disorder can prevent panic attacks and substantially reduce their severity and frequency, bringing significant relief to 90% of people with panic disorder. 

Panic attacks may be symptoms of an anxiety disorder. These attacks are a serious health problem in the U.S.  At least 2% of adult Americans, or about 65 million people, will suffer from panic attacks at some point in their lives.  Women are twice as likely to fall a victim. The peak age at which people have their first panic attack is between 15-20 years. Another fact about panic is that this symptom is strikingly different from other types of anxiety; panic attacks are so very sudden and often unexpected, appear to be unprovoked, and are often disabling.

According to one theory of panic disorder, the body’s normal “alarm system,” the set of mental and physical mechanisms that allows a person to respond to a threat, tends to be triggered unnecessarily, when there is no danger. Scientists…

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