Another Day, Another Panic Attack, Another Visit To The Emergency Room…

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I was no stranger to the emergency room…

From the ages of 25 to 31, I had logged over 50 visits. The ER visits were due to either a bad panic attack caused by a situation from the past that triggered panic, or a scary physical sensation, but I should have picked up on the chain of thoughts and why the cycle kept going day after day.

The way I interpreted the world around me and the judgements I made of things was ultimately being stored in my subconscious mind. I played the same recording over and over, day after day without a break, and ultimately paid the price through these panic attacks and generalized anxiety.

My emotions, as they were happening, were just signals that I needed to react to the current situation. What I’ve learned is that I needed to read the emotion and react accordingly, which I wasn’t. If I was feeling scared, for example, I should have looked at the root cause of that emotion, not the situation I was in at that moment.

All main emotions have secondary emotions that are usually causing them.

I should have tried to understand what secondary emotions might be coming into play at any time that was causing me to feel upset or anxious. You are never feeling an emotion “for no reason.” There is usually a trigger that you experienced that set off a secondary emotion, which then builds up with all of the other feelings you have been supressing, and this causes an emotional reaction that seems out of sync with what you are experiencing. The key here is to be aware of those deep-seeded underlying secondary emotions that are causing whatever negative feelings you are having, and deal with those feelings first.

“Once you pay attention to those feelings, you can turn them around and begin to improve your overall outlook.”

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No Doc I swear, THIS is the big one!

Knowing what causes your negative feelings can work a great deal towards ending the cycle of generalized anxiety disorder and panic attacks. What drove me to the ER were one of the two different kinds of anxiety symptoms I experienced throughout a day―there was the lingering kind such as a lump in the throat feeling, more commonly known as Globus Hystericus, or the dizzy feeling of literally feeling like you’re walking in a dream and no one can really see or hear you. Or there was the sudden anxiety symptoms in the form of a heart palpitation that seemed to rise from nowhere and scared the life out of me, or the numbness/tingling in my arms that led me to always think a stroke was right around the corner, but as always I was wrong again and again… thankfully.

Boy was I stubborn!

In my experience working with people with anxiety disorders, a hypochondriac never seems to believe the negative result that is handed to him after physical tests are done, and I was no exception to this.

I fiercely held my ground, letting each and every one of them there know that they needed to see I was physically sick, and the tests were wrong. It was a tug of war battle, and I should have paid closer attention and began building on those facts that would begin growing my belief that there was in fact nothing to fear, and it was as many had told me ‘all in my head.’ I began not mentioning anything about my anxiety problems just so that the doctors wouldn’t do the same tests again and again.

If they gave me a different test for the complaint I had, then maybe I would find out what was making me feel the way I was and I could find a cure and it would all be done and I could go back to living free and happy how I once was.

But it was all for nothing. I just couldn’t accept that this was all being caused by me and my fear and worry, it was too easy a solution and I couldn’t get my head wrapped around this idea for a very long time, and people that were close to me in my life were growing more and more concerned and confused every day. If I would have just taken a few steps back and evaluated what was going on mentally, I would be able to start working on finding tools that would eventually lead me to freedom from anxiety and panic attacks, and end those awful experiences.

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There’s something you don’t hear everyday…

For an overly anxious person, the decision to go to a regular doctor rather than the emergency room was an easy one in the moments of crisis. In my experiences with regular doctors, it was almost like they were waiting for me to show them a sign of an anxiety disorder so that they could write out the prescription and send me off. It didn’t seem like any of them really cared about the root causes of my issues and wanted to lead me in the right direction.

They just treated the symptoms on the surface, and that is plain and simply wrong…

When your mind is so wired to worry as mine was for 6 years, nothing else in the world matters more than tending to the emergency that your mind and body are crying out for. So after a deep crying session (you won’t believe how much tension crying releases), I took a good look around me and realized I needed to draw strength from the two people who needed me the most and also continue on my path to be the best tennis player I could be. I needed to be there for my son, who was going to grow up and ask daddy questions and want to play and be taught new amazing things. That was the beginning of the end to my panic attacks, and my endless visits to doctors and emergency rooms.

Knowing why you want change to happen and getting emotionally ‘charged up’ over the possibilities of how your life will be different, can truly steer you in the right direction past debilitating anxiety and panic attacks.

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Are You Running, Or Allowing When It Comes To Panic Attacks?

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I know what you’re thinking, Dennis you’re crazy. How in the world can I simply ALLOW a panic attack to take place when all these thoughts and anxious sensations are consuming me completely? I don’t blame you, it’s not easy. The imaginations of such creative people like ourselves, who’ve suffered in the past and who still suffer from certain anxiety disorders, can run wild. Thoughts of impending doom, confusion, and even frustration are all quite normal when it comes to the one experiencing the full blown panic attack. But the practice of allowing is something that must be conditioned, even in the worst panic attack scenarios. By reacting to anxious thoughts in a physcial manner and possibly running to the ‘safe zone’ each and everytime a panic attack strikes, we feed the cycle of panic greatly. But we can reverse the process by building enough confidence in ourselves, by becoming knowledgable through anxiety blogs such as this one, and eventually looking fear straight in the eyes and holding up a big white flag that reads’I surrender.’

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An End The Anxiety Program Testimonial From Mia, Awesome Transformation

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Ever since high school, I suffered from intense vertigo attacks that interrupted my day and bombarded my life with depression, hopelessness, fear, and deep worry. These vertigo attacks were the result of my ongoing battle with anxiety and depression. My strongest concern was that these attacks would happen my entire life and, except for the numbing effects of various powerful medications, these attacks and feelings of anxiety were incurable. Whenever my vertigo attacks would strike, I would experience panic, lose all sense of orientation, diminish to self-hatefulness, and feel like there was no light at the end of the tunnel. My vertigo attacks were not the common feeling of spinning, but rather a magnetic sensation that all surrounding objects were surging and moving towards me with varying magnetic intensity. These attacks would strike at any time and in any place, so the terrifying randomness of their occurrence would leave me in a constant state of worry, fear, and anxiety about when and where the next episode would happen.

One time, I experienced an episode while driving in my car, and it was in this moment that I yearned for the light, a cure, or some answer that would lift me out of this anxiety abyss. The medications only served as Band-Aids masking the issue, and I needed something life-changing, healing, and completely transforming to turn my life around and bring a sense of true promise to my experience. When I told a friend about this horrendous vertigo attack that occurred while driving on the highway, this friend advised me to check out an interesting online program called the End The Anxiety Program by The Anxiety Guy.

As soon as I got to a computer, I purchased and downloaded this easy-to-understand online anxiety program. I listened to its many incredible main audio files and my deep-rooted feelings of anxiety were steadily melting away. At first, I did still experience relentless vertigo attacks, but with patience and courage inspired by the program’s phenomenal guidance. I was able see progress and gradual healing. The End The Anxiety program has a checking in system to keep in contact with clients who suffer from anxiety every three days, and through this system, I was given consistent care by mentors and coaches who have been in my shoes in the past. This is a fantastic cheap investment for anyone searching to stop, reverse, and heal their generalized anxiety disorder or panic attacks naturally. All mainstream medications were not helping, but rather leaving me hopeless in a daily routine of vertigo attacks and anxiety. I am so grateful for this End The Anxiety Program and the freedom that I can now experience and enjoy. I feel completely liberated from all past anxiety, fear, and depression, and I highly recommend this program!

I want to thank Mia for her email to me, and trust in the end the anxiety program and hope her story inspires others to choose a natural route to stopping an anxiety disorder. If you’d like more information on the end the anxiety program visit www.theanxietyguy.com.

 

Stress And Anxiety Free Sundays Start Here

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Impossible is nothing, especially for someone who’s been suffering from an anxiety disorder for months, even years. I just can’t tell you the power that this message this morning  has to someone who is currently deeply sensitized, and fears that their problems with panic and anxiety have gone on too long to overcome naturally.

 I’d love to hear your own struggles and success stories through generalized anxiety and panic attacks. Share your experiences in the comment section below. 

How To Stop A Panic Attack Fast! (Video)

Hi everyone, allow me to share with you one of my videos on panic attacks. More specifically:

How to stop a panic attack fast!

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My panic attacks regularly drew me to the local emergency rooms, I even got to know the local staff there pretty well after some time.

If you’ve conversed with me in the past, or have overcome your own panic and anxiety disorder through the end the anxiety program, you know the importance me and my team place on consistent restructuring of your thoughts and actions towards your fears and anxieties in your life. You also know the deep connection I place on exercise, and  it’s relationship against panic/anxiety attacks. But also the positives towards alleviating depression, keeping you more focused, inscreasing memory and even de-stressing your life.

Let’s get to the video, and learn how to stop a panic attack in the fastest, most natural way available to us today: