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What kinds of treatments have been effective for your panic attacks?

Comment from: tago, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: October 13

I started having severe panic attacks 40 years ago. They truly incapacitated me. To make a long story short I bought and read the book "Hope and Help for Your Nerves" by Claire Weeks. (You can buy it on Amazon). I have not had a panic attack in 40 years, have traveled the world in complete comfort. Recently I had a friend who was under a lot of stress and started having panic attacks. I told her about this book I read and followed years ago and it worked for her too. I wasn't sure it was still in print but it is and it really works if you follow it and give your nervous system a chance to heal itself.

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Comment from: rainnwatergoodness, 35-44 Female (Patient) Published: October 07

Panic attacks can start after you see or experience violence or a death. I saw a guy get shot, and it started out with depression, then anxiety and fear that I would get shot too. I had to take my husband with me every place I went, and I was scared to be alone. This is how I feel it started. I go to see a counselor now, and I take meds, and I'm getting better.

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