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Panic Attacks

Posted by on Feb. 20, 2013 at 4:09 PM
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When I was pregnant, I suffered from panic attacks. Luckily, after I gave birth, they stopped. My youngest is a little over 2 and it seems like my panic attacks are trying to come back. I really don't want to be on medication so I was wondering if B12 would help? I'm open for any advice, recommendations. I'm really bummed. I just want a normal life. If it's not one thing, it's another.
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Bleacheddecay
by Bronze Member on Feb. 20, 2013 at 4:29 PM

No drug I know really knocks out panic attacks. However, there are things you can do to cope. They are easy to look up. I think that might be the best way to go. B-12 typically gives you energy. Not sure if that would help.

CorpCityGrl
by Member on Feb. 20, 2013 at 4:31 PM

I don't think any drug really stops them completely.  Some are actually more prone to them than others.  Usually, you can be taught methods to recognize them and cope with them.  You can look them up on line and they include simple things like breathing techniques and visualization techniques.  I think you should look them up and give them a try.

cmorris1200
by Silver Member on Feb. 20, 2013 at 4:47 PM
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How about yoga or mediation?

shaunaleigh418
by Member on Feb. 20, 2013 at 4:48 PM
I've tried the breathing techniques but it hasn't helped at all. :/
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shaunaleigh418
by Member on Feb. 20, 2013 at 4:50 PM
Haven't tried yoga. And doesn't it have to be complete silence with meditation? If so, I doubt I can do that.

Quoting cmorris1200:

How about yoga or mediation?

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Alyson121
by Alyson on Feb. 20, 2013 at 5:40 PM

Use Natural Healing for Anxiety and Panic Disorders

Saturday, March 27, 2010 by: Luella May

(NaturalNews) Anxiety disorders are characterized by an overwhelming sense of apprehension. Sometimes such apprehension may become constant. Numerous physical symptoms may accompany anxiety with over 100 physical anxiety symptoms reported, including muscle tightness, heart palpitations, chest tightness/pain, dizziness, numbness, tingling, and electric shock feelings. Anxiety disorders often tend to progress to what is called a panic disorder and panic attacks. The Mayo Clinic definition of a panic attack is: "A panic attack is a sudden episode of intense fear that develops for no apparent reason and that triggers severe physical reactions. Panic attacks can be very frightening. When panic attacks occur, you might think you`re losing control, having a heart attack or even dying." That is why it is common for a person experiencing a panic attack to feel that death is imminent. Fortunately, there are some good natural solutions to combat anxiety and panic symptoms.

Anxiety and panic disorders are very common, having reached epidemic proportions. They affect an estimated 2.4 million Americans. That means that one in 113 Americans lives with this condition.

The causes for this disorder are varied. Sometimes it simply has a physical source. However, many times the disorder is due to emotional issues. Contributing to this disorder are environmental factors, one of the most important of which is poor nutrition. Sugar, processed foods, junk foods, fast foods, etc., all contribute to its devastating effects.

Medications given by conventional medicine, such as SSRI`s and benzodiazepines, only mask the symptoms. While at times appearing to bring relief, they come with their own price, addiction and side effects, some of which are dangerous. Additionally, benzodiazepines tend to lose their effect after a short period of time, necessitating an increase in dosage in order to attempt to relieve those dreaded bodily manifestations.

Natural alternatives are a safer and more effective way of dealing with anxiety and panic. There are supplements that will not only help to relieve those feelings of anxiety and panic but aid in total healing.

Colloidal Gold improves neural communication in the brain. It is believed to be responsible for reducing stress, anxiety, and depression.

Oleander Extract has demonstrated effectiveness against many conditions, including anxiety.

5-HTP turns into serotonin. Serotonin is important in regulating anxiety.

I-Theanine is a natural relaxant which supports the activity of certain neurotransmitters in the brain.

GABA - Low levels of gamma-aminobutyric acid may be responsible for a person not being able to handle day-to-day stress. GABA decreases anxiety, induces relaxation and increases alertness.

KAVA elevates mood, wellbeing and contentment.

Omega 3`s - Among their many benefits, Omega 3`s relieve depression and maintain emotional balance.

Hawthorne Berry Syrup, besides supporting the cardiovascular system, has been reported to be beneficial for heart symptoms suffered during anxiety and panic attacks.

Iodine Supplementation. Oftentimes, anxiety is the result of an iodine deficiency. It is recommended that anyone suffering from anxiety and panic symptoms have their thyroid checked.

Bach Flower Remedies aid in relieving a variety of emotional disorders.

Diet cannot be overlooked. Proper nourishment will result in less anxiety. The ideal diet consists of as many raw fruits and vegetables as possible with a little chicken, turkey, and fresh water fish. Foods containing L-Tryptophan, such as turkey, help the body to relax.

Relaxation exercises and meditation play an important part in healing, as does talking with a qualified therapist.

An anxiety disorder is a very complex condition, involving the emotional and the physical. Healing from this condition encompasses Body, Mind, and Spirit. The best option in achieving total healing is addressing it by using nature`s pharmacy.


shaunaleigh418
by Member on Feb. 20, 2013 at 5:45 PM
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I cannot thank you enough for this. I'm really starting to wonder if I should get my thyroid checked now. My mom had issues with hers, too.

Quoting Alyson121:


Use Natural Healing for Anxiety and Panic Disorders



Saturday, March 27, 2010 by: Luella May

(NaturalNews) Anxiety disorders are characterized by an overwhelming
sense of apprehension. Sometimes such apprehension may become constant.
Numerous physical symptoms may accompany anxiety with over 100 physical
anxiety symptoms reported, including muscle tightness, heart
palpitations, chest tightness/pain, dizziness, numbness, tingling, and
electric shock feelings. Anxiety disorders often tend to progress to
what is called a panic disorder and panic attacks. The Mayo Clinic
definition of a panic attack is: "A panic attack is a sudden episode of
intense fear that develops for no apparent reason and that triggers
severe physical reactions. Panic attacks can be very frightening. When
panic attacks occur, you might think you`re losing control, having a
heart attack or even dying." That is why it is common for a person
experiencing a panic attack to feel that death is imminent. Fortunately,
there are some good natural solutions to combat anxiety and panic
symptoms.

Anxiety and panic disorders are very common, having
reached epidemic proportions. They affect an estimated 2.4 million
Americans. That means that one in 113 Americans lives with this
condition.

The causes for this disorder are varied. Sometimes it
simply has a physical source. However, many times the disorder is due to
emotional issues. Contributing to this disorder are environmental
factors, one of the most important of which is poor nutrition. Sugar,
processed foods, junk foods, fast foods, etc., all contribute to its
devastating effects.

Medications given by conventional medicine,
such as SSRI`s and benzodiazepines, only mask the symptoms. While at
times appearing to bring relief, they come with their own price,
addiction and side effects, some of which are dangerous. Additionally,
benzodiazepines tend to lose their effect after a short period of time,
necessitating an increase in dosage in order to attempt to relieve those
dreaded bodily manifestations.

Natural alternatives are a safer and more effective way of dealing with anxiety
and panic. There are supplements that will not only help to relieve
those feelings of anxiety and panic but aid in total healing.

Colloidal
Gold improves neural communication in the brain. It is believed to be
responsible for reducing stress, anxiety, and depression.

Oleander Extract has demonstrated effectiveness against many conditions, including anxiety.

5-HTP turns into serotonin. Serotonin is important in regulating anxiety.

I-Theanine is a natural relaxant which supports the activity of certain neurotransmitters in the brain.

GABA
- Low levels of gamma-aminobutyric acid may be responsible for a person
not being able to handle day-to-day stress. GABA decreases anxiety,
induces relaxation and increases alertness.

KAVA elevates mood, wellbeing and contentment.

Omega 3`s - Among their many benefits, Omega 3`s relieve depression and maintain emotional balance.

Hawthorne
Berry Syrup, besides supporting the cardiovascular system, has been
reported to be beneficial for heart symptoms suffered during anxiety and
panic attacks.

Iodine
Supplementation. Oftentimes, anxiety is the result of an iodine
deficiency. It is recommended that anyone suffering from anxiety and
panic symptoms have their thyroid checked.

Bach Flower Remedies aid in relieving a variety of emotional disorders.

Diet
cannot be overlooked. Proper nourishment will result in less anxiety.
The ideal diet consists of as many raw fruits and vegetables as possible
with a little chicken, turkey, and fresh water fish. Foods containing
L-Tryptophan, such as turkey, help the body to relax.

Relaxation exercises and meditation play an important part in healing, as does talking with a qualified therapist.

An
anxiety disorder is a very complex condition, involving the emotional
and the physical. Healing from this condition encompasses Body, Mind,
and Spirit. The best option in achieving total healing is addressing it
by using nature`s pharmacy.


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Alyson121
by Alyson on Feb. 20, 2013 at 5:48 PM

You're very welcome.  I"m just glad the information was helpful.

Quoting shaunaleigh418:

I cannot thank you enough for this. I'm really starting to wonder if I should get my thyroid checked now. My mom had issues with hers, too.

Quoting Alyson121:


Use Natural Healing for Anxiety and Panic Disorders



Saturday, March 27, 2010 by: Luella May

(NaturalNews) Anxiety disorders are characterized by an overwhelming
sense of apprehension. Sometimes such apprehension may become constant.
Numerous physical symptoms may accompany anxiety with over 100 physical
anxiety symptoms reported, including muscle tightness, heart
palpitations, chest tightness/pain, dizziness, numbness, tingling, and
electric shock feelings. Anxiety disorders often tend to progress to
what is called a panic disorder and panic attacks. The Mayo Clinic
definition of a panic attack is: "A panic attack is a sudden episode of
intense fear that develops for no apparent reason and that triggers
severe physical reactions. Panic attacks can be very frightening. When
panic attacks occur, you might think you`re losing control, having a
heart attack or even dying." That is why it is common for a person
experiencing a panic attack to feel that death is imminent. Fortunately,
there are some good natural solutions to combat anxiety and panic
symptoms.

Anxiety and panic disorders are very common, having
reached epidemic proportions. They affect an estimated 2.4 million
Americans. That means that one in 113 Americans lives with this
condition.

The causes for this disorder are varied. Sometimes it
simply has a physical source. However, many times the disorder is due to
emotional issues. Contributing to this disorder are environmental
factors, one of the most important of which is poor nutrition. Sugar,
processed foods, junk foods, fast foods, etc., all contribute to its
devastating effects.

Medications given by conventional medicine,
such as SSRI`s and benzodiazepines, only mask the symptoms. While at
times appearing to bring relief, they come with their own price,
addiction and side effects, some of which are dangerous. Additionally,
benzodiazepines tend to lose their effect after a short period of time,
necessitating an increase in dosage in order to attempt to relieve those
dreaded bodily manifestations.

Natural alternatives are a safer and more effective way of dealing with anxiety
and panic. There are supplements that will not only help to relieve
those feelings of anxiety and panic but aid in total healing.

Colloidal
Gold improves neural communication in the brain. It is believed to be
responsible for reducing stress, anxiety, and depression.

Oleander Extract has demonstrated effectiveness against many conditions, including anxiety.

5-HTP turns into serotonin. Serotonin is important in regulating anxiety.

I-Theanine is a natural relaxant which supports the activity of certain neurotransmitters in the brain.

GABA
- Low levels of gamma-aminobutyric acid may be responsible for a person
not being able to handle day-to-day stress. GABA decreases anxiety,
induces relaxation and increases alertness.

KAVA elevates mood, wellbeing and contentment.

Omega 3`s - Among their many benefits, Omega 3`s relieve depression and maintain emotional balance.

Hawthorne
Berry Syrup, besides supporting the cardiovascular system, has been
reported to be beneficial for heart symptoms suffered during anxiety and
panic attacks.

Iodine
Supplementation. Oftentimes, anxiety is the result of an iodine
deficiency. It is recommended that anyone suffering from anxiety and
panic symptoms have their thyroid checked.

Bach Flower Remedies aid in relieving a variety of emotional disorders.

Diet
cannot be overlooked. Proper nourishment will result in less anxiety.
The ideal diet consists of as many raw fruits and vegetables as possible
with a little chicken, turkey, and fresh water fish. Foods containing
L-Tryptophan, such as turkey, help the body to relax.

Relaxation exercises and meditation play an important part in healing, as does talking with a qualified therapist.

An
anxiety disorder is a very complex condition, involving the emotional
and the physical. Healing from this condition encompasses Body, Mind,
and Spirit. The best option in achieving total healing is addressing it
by using nature`s pharmacy.



cleanaturalady
by on Feb. 20, 2013 at 7:50 PM
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Glad Alyson was able to give you some information.  Panic attacks are no fun. 

mp3mom
by on Feb. 20, 2013 at 8:08 PM
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I would talk to your Dr. I take B12 injections, but it's for psychosis. 5-HTP is for depression, other than that, I don't know off hand. I found this:

http://www.livestrong.com/search/?mode=standard&search=vitamin+for+anxiety


Quoting shaunaleigh418:

When I was pregnant, I suffered from panic attacks. Luckily, after I gave birth, they stopped. My youngest is a little over 2 and it seems like my panic attacks are trying to come back. I really don't want to be on medication so I was wondering if B12 would help? I'm open for any advice, recommendations. I'm really bummed. I just want a normal life. If it's not one thing, it's another.


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