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Some techniques for overcoming a panic attack while it is occurring are recognizing the symptoms, accepting the attack, and performing breathing exercises, according to PsychCentral. More long-term strategies for dealing... More »

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"When Panic Attacks" is a book written by psychiatrist David D. Burns, according to the doctor's blog, Feeling Good. In his book, Dr. Burns discusses how to use cognitive therapy to overcome any form of anxiety, includin... More »

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Psychologists classify intense fear accompanied by four of a group of predetermined symptoms as a panic attack, according to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America. Panic attacks peak within a few minutes of o... More »

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The symptoms of a panic attack include heart palpitations, a faster heart rate, trembling, sweating, a feeling of choking or lack of oxygen, nausea, chest pain, fear of dying, fearing loss of control, chills, numbness an... More »

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According to WebMD, panic attacks can be treated at home with deep breathing exercises and muscle relaxation exercises. Replacing negative thoughts with positive thoughts and minimizing caffeine intake can also help to m... More »

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Combating panic attacks requires identifying the symptoms of the panic attack once they start, and then taking measures to minimize these symptoms and their causes, according to Psych Central. Dr. Dave Carbonell for Anxi... More »

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Psychologists classify intense fear accompanied by four of a group of predetermined symptoms as a panic attack, according to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America. Panic attacks peak within a few minutes of o... More »

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