Panic Attack Solution #7- The Serotonin Power Diet

On my first doctors visit for panic attacks she prescribed me anxiety pills that would essentially boost my serotonin levels.Serotonin is a chemical in your brain that plays in important part in your mood levels, appetite as well as other important functions. After I had a terrible reaction to the medication I started to wonder if there were any natural ways to boost serotonin and found a wonderful book called the Serotonin Power...

Panic Attack Solution #6-See a Therapist

Seeing a therapist, counselor or spiritual mentor should be one of the first things you do when you have panic attacks. A professional who will guide you through your thoughts and help you understand why you are having these issues. Sometimes panic attacks are caused by a trigger and it can be hard to realize what exactly it is that’s setting you off. An outsider can give you an unbiased perspective on...

Panic Attack Solution #3-Exercise

When you suffer panic attacks one of the first things all the books and information on anxiety will tell you is that working out can helps. They all stress the same thing,”Physical health and mental health are tied together.” It seems you can’t have one without the other. When I started getting panic attacks I’d been getting really lazy about my physical wellness and didn’t make an effort to get...

Panic Attack Solution #2-Get some Sun

One of the first things my mom suggested after I started having panic attacks was to sit in the sunshine everyday. Not for hours at a time but for at least 20-30 minutes every day with no sunscreen on so my skin can absorb the vitamin D. A low level of vitamin D has been known to play a part in anxiety so why not try a free treatment of...

Panic Attacks-Solution #1 Take a Daily MultiVitamin

It seems simple right? Take a daily vitamin and it will help relieve stress. Seriously? My answer to this would be a resounding, “YES!” When I started having panic attacks my mother’s first question was, “Do you take a vitamin?” She further explained that vitamin deficiencies can cause huge problems in your body. My mom does work in the medical field so I usually listen when she gives suggestions or advice. She...