Panic Attack In Teens
Panic attack in teens is not only common, but generally, when panic attacks occur, for some reason, it happens more during the teenage years.
Anyone can suffer panic attacks at any time of their life. Some people are affected in their 20s or 30s, some menopausal women may experience anxiety, but in general, panic seems to strike most during teen years.
Panic Attacks Are Unpredictable
One unique feature about most panic attacks is that they are generally hard to predict. They seem to come out of the blue, unless it's a specific phobia that triggers the attack.
The symptoms are generally the same, whether you're a teen or an adult. There always seems to be intense fear, dizziness, pounding heart, sweating, losing control or fear of dying; just some of the things you could go through.
Panic attacks don't necessarily have to lead to a panic disorder (although it can), which is why seeking treatment fast is very important. If it does become a panic disorder, it could lead to other problems.
Agoraphobia could develop. This could cause depression and lead to social anxiety. In extreme cases, with problems of this nature, when you think it can't get any worse and it actually does, there may be suicidal thoughts.
It also doesn't matter whether you're a boy or girl. It occurs in both, but for some reason, girls come off worse. Panic attacks happen twice as much in females than males.
The Time To Act Is Now!
It does not matter how long you've been having panic attacks. If you haven't done anything up to this point, you simply must change that. Use the internet to read up on it. The internet is a valuable resource.
No matter how down you may be, this illness is actually treatable. If you have someone close you can rely on for support or when the chips are down, use them!
During difficult moments it can be hard to motivate yourself.
Therapy and medication will help. Consider taking up yoga. Make sure you get exercise. Eat properly and cut down on your sugar and caffeine intake. Little changes can go a long way.
Don't overlook alternative therapies. Hypnosis, natural products like PureCalm, or other drug-free programs like the powerful The Linden Method have literally helped thousands to improve.
Another great program that guarantees success is Change That's Right Now (CTRN).
Though panic attack in teens can seem an impossible thing to handle for the teen and/or parents, it need not be so. It does take time, patience, hard work and a little bit of experimentation.
Stay focused on your goals. Your desired results will gradually take effect.
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