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Panic Attacks and Panic Disorder - Prevention

Panic disorder cannot be prevented.

But you may be able to prevent or reduce the number of panic attacks with home treatment. For example, you can try relaxation exercises or limiting alcohol and caffeine.

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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 your bloodstream. Your heart beats faster; your breath becomes shallow and rapid; your muscles tense; your mind goes on full alert. It's all part of your 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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Last Updated: May 17, 2013
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