Welcome to Healing Well, I think you will find this to be a warm, welcoming and helpful community. Many people here have or still go through exactly what you are and I'm sure you will find some helpful answers in either past posts or those that respond directly to this one.
I take meds for my panic attacks as well as for other things and I still have them at times. So it really depends upon each person as to what will work the best for each person, whether it's exercise, meds, music, etc. You just have to find what works best for you.
Many people just don't understand what we go through and they really need to be educated, because this is a real condition that can be quite debilitating at times. So do the best you can to educate your family and friends, maybe buy some books or look up information on line. There are some good resources to the right of the posts (in the yellow area) and as Kitt said, take some time to read some other posts and those may help you.
Please keep posting to let us know how you are doing and again a big welcome to you for coming to the Healing Well family. Stay with us and we will do our best to help you.
Co-Moderator Anxiety/Panic Disorders
Every little bit helps, please donate to HW if you can! http://www.healingwell.com/donate
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, Severe Acid Reflux, Sleep Apnea, Social Anxiety
Rx: Abilify, Ambien CR,
Ativan, Flexeril, Lamictal, Neurontin, Nexium, Requip, Ritalin ER, Valium
“People have two ears and one mouth for a reason; you need to listen twice as much as you talk.”
Top Fuel pro - Bob Vandergriff, Jr