One thing that helps me while I'm having an attack, is for my husband to talk calmly and quietly to me. This helps me to refocus on something other than what is causing the stress by telling me that nothing is going to hurt me and that everything is okay. If I can refocus my attention, I'm able to calm down.
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Dx: Agoraphobia, Anxiety/Panic Disorders, Barrett's Esophagus, Bipolar Disorder, Depression, Essential Tremors, Fibromyalgia, I.B.S., Mitral Valve Prolapse, Narcolepsy, PTSD, Restless Leg Syndrome, Acid Reflux, Sleep Apnea, Social Anxiety
Rx: Abilify, Flexeril, Lamictal, Lunesta, Neurontin, Nexium, Requip, Ritalin ER, Valium
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Post Edited (Howlyncat) : 3/27/2008 6:26:53 AM (GMT-6)