Anxiety attacks

Anxiety attacks are more commonly known as panic attacks. Today these anxiety attacks are a lot more common than they were in the past. This is likely due to the abundance of heightened stress in the lives of people. We are getting busier and busier and our health is suffering.

These anxiety attacks are caused by stressful situations; flashbacks to stressful events and unexpected illnesses. The symptoms that you will have whenever having anxiety attacks include an increased heart and breathing rate; a dry mouth; chest pains; nausea; numbness or tingling in your limbs; sweating and diarrhea.

Anxiety attacks can happen to anyone at anytime. Most people do not even realize they have had an anxiety attack, they simply put it down to stress as they don't realize it is a medical condition.

Thankfully these anxiety attacks can be managed in several ways. First of all there is medication available. There are also a lot of herbs, including ginseng, wild yam, borage, licorice, chamomile, mile thistle, nettle kava, St John's Wort and Inositol that can help you manage your anxiety attacks. Of course, you will need to talk to your doctor about your anxiety attacks so that he can help you get them under control by either medication or or herbs.

The best way to manage your anxiety attacks is by preventing them from ever happening in the first place. One way to do this is through acupuncture, which is able to bring about a state of deep relaxation. You should also exercise regularly, especially if you do either yoga or aerobic activities. It is also important to get 8 hours of sleep each night.