25 Jul


What is Panic Attack?

A panic attack is one type of fear characterized by its unexpectedness and immobilizing intensity. Panic attacks often come without any warning. They may even occur when you're relaxed or asleep.

Some experience one or more panic attacks, yet be otherwise perfectly happy and healthy. Panic attacks may occur as parts of various disorder such as panic disorder, social phobia, or depression. Regardless of the cause, it can be treatable. 

The signs and symptoms of a panic attack are Shortness of breath or hyperventilation, Heart palpitations, Chest pain, Choking feeling, Sweating, Nausea, Feeling dizzy and Numbness.

Current Scenario:-

? It affects 6 million adults or 2.7% of the U.S. population.

? Women are more likely to have panic attacks as compared to men.

? It can be highly treatable, yet only 36.9% of those suffering receive treatment.

? Many people who have panic disorder also have a chance of co-occurring disorder which can make their symptoms worse and recovery more difficult.

? Almost 1 to 2 percent of the general population will suffer from panic disorder.


Yoga Asanas for Panic Attacks:-

1. Child's Pose (Balasana):-

? Child's Pose helps to release your tension in the back, neck, and shoulders.

? This pose also helps to promote relaxation which is particularly great for anxiety sufferers due to a calming of the nervous system.

2. Tree Pose (Vrikasana):-

? Tree Pose is fundamental in easing anxiety. 

? By implementing primary standing balances, you promote concentration, focus, and awareness, with the intention of taking your mind away from anxiety and placing your attention on your physical self.

3. Warrior Pose(Virabhadrasana III):-

? Warrior pose enhances your core strength, improves coordination, balance, and posture. 

? Through proper digestion and overall gut health helps to fight against anxiety, as recent studies have discovered a link between the two.

? It will also help to calm the mind by shifting your attention away from intrinsic thoughts and redirects your thinking back to yourself.

What food to eat?

? Turmeric

? Dark Chocolate

? Yogurt

? Green Tea

? Almonds

So these are the food to eat and yoga asanas to do if you are suffering from panic attacks 

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