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Offline Boo.

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It's not fair.
« on: April 25, 2014, 04:06:11 AM »
I had a really good day today.
Had a good night.

Now it's past bedtime and I'm up trying not to let myself spiral into a panic attack.

Bad day? Anxiety. Good day? Anxiety. That's not fair. :(

Any advice on now to stop a panic attack in it's tracks? I'm trying to distract myself, but it's really not helping.
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Re: It's not fair.
« Reply #1 on: April 25, 2014, 05:06:05 AM »
Ride the wave...adrenaline will die out if you don't feed it with more panic.  Just like a roller coaster.
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http://www.anxietyzone.com/index.php/topic,93402.msg521266.html#msg521266

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Re: It's not fair.
« Reply #2 on: April 25, 2014, 10:10:54 PM »
I feel you.  I am in a similar situation.  All we can do is hang on.  And, no, it is not fair at all. :(
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Re: It's not fair.
« Reply #3 on: April 25, 2014, 11:12:22 PM »
I found that after I would go to bed my panic would flare up. I have not had an actual panic attack in a few years now, but when I was having them regularly I would do my breathing, and also tense every muscle I could for as long as I could, then release. But mostly I would remind myself that panic was in my head.

Google The Alexander Technique and see if a teacher is in your area, that really, really helps too.
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