Has this ever happened to you? It’s 11:48 PM. You have been in bed one hour and 48 minutes already. You were exhausted when you settled in to your familiar, comfortable position but once your eyes retired their vision for the day unwelcome thoughts crept into your head. Sleep is now eluding you. The peaceful, carefree images that allow you to drift into a calming slumber were instead replaced by one concern after another. And now at 11:48 PM the weight of the world is upon your shoulders. To make matters worse, you suddenly feel ill. You consider the possibility of a virus creeping in but as symptoms rapidly increase and become more defined; you realize this is not the case. You now feel as if a heavy object has rested upon your chest. You are unable to catch full breaths and the shallow one’s you manage start to follow each other far too quickly. Your heart starts racing and you become aware of a missed beat or two. A burning sensation starts in your abdomen and scorches a path upwards. Beads of sweat moisten your skin although you feel chilled at the same time. You become aware of tingling sensations in your hands and feet. In the darkness of your room, as you become acutely aware of every discomfort you are experiencing, fear sets in. This is clearly not the onset of a mere cold or flu, this is much more serious. You even suspect a possible heart attack.

If you suffer from panic attacks, you are all too familiar with this scenario. When, why or where it starts is irrelevant. No, it is not a heart attack but it is just as if not more frightening. At least you can understand a heart attack. A panic attack is a feeling of a total loss of control on top of the discomfort of the symptoms. And what did the doctor suggest; a prescription of Xanax, Klonopin, Valium, or Ativan. Now how do you feel? Side effects of these drugs include depression, confusion, disorientation, dizziness, exhaustion, forgetfulness, nausea and clumsiness. Is this a good trade-off?

The good news is panic attacks CAN be quickly and easily controlled without the use of prescription medication or therapy. It is absolutely possible to live a healthy, fulfilled, drug-free life without fearing the onset of a panic attack at any given time. There are methods that absolutely work. One worked for me. I threw out the prescription medication, did my research and am living without fear. You can too.

Author's Bio: 

Michelle Payne has spent the past three years researching and trying natural alternatives to alleviate, control or stop the symptoms altogether of common ailments that have either afflicted herself, her children, or family members.
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