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Anxiety/Panic: Personal Stories

Carmen’s Story: Overcoming Panic Attacks

A psychologist helped reduce fear, relieve emotional pain, and control thoughts that influenced panic attacks. This link will take you to a web site that can help.

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Understanding Generalized Anxiety Disorder -- the Basics

Normal life includes some anxiety and fear. In a stressful situation, your brain triggers a flood of chemicals into the bloodstream. Your heart beats faster; your breath becomes shallow and rapid; muscles tense; your mind goes on full alert. It's all part of the human's innate reaction to a threat: You're ready to flee or fight. Sometimes anxiety and fear linger on and on. The feelings can be overwhelming. When they interfere with normal activities, there's a problem. Doctors call this kind of problem...

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Video: Social Anxiety Disorder

This video features a young woman who's dealing with social anxiety disorder.

Video: Social Anxiety Disorder

 

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Reviewed by Joseph Goldberg, MD on October 08, 2012
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