As you may or may not know, a panic attack is a "fight or flight" response to a perceived threat. This can be traced back to our prehistoric past where humans needed to respond quickly to a perceived physical threat. What researchers are now learning, is that a persons mental activity during a panic attack suddenly moves to the mid brain, resulting in the heightened state of fear and panic, indicating that a separate part of the brain becomes more active during a panic attack. This has been proven using brain scans during panic attacks, which indeed showed blood flow increasing to the mid part of the brain which is where instincts such as "fight and flight" originate from.

The problem is that once the panic attack begins and that heightened state of fear begins, it is very difficult to reverse this process. In order to restore calm, you therefore need the brains mental activity to change. This is the reason why deep breathing is so ineffective in helping people control a panic attack. All deep breathing does is try and restore calm to the body. By this time, it's usually too late!

The change needs to happen inside the brain. During a panic attack your brain has moved into panic mode and in order to restore your normal mental state, you need to learn how to switch your mental activity back to the rational part of your brain, or the front part of your brain where rational thought takes place.. What's more is that you need to learn a technique that will allow you to do so in a split second, regardless of where you are or what you are doing.
Sounds complicated? Well it is not. When someone feels reassured that they are safe, the mental activity reverts back to the forebrain.

Actually, many thousands have implemented this technique and be assured, after you learn it..... you will see life altering results. Just think of what you may accomplish without the burden of fear lingering around the corner. thanks for looking, and good luck to you!

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