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Topic: Hello, past 2 weeks im plagued with panic attacks

4 posts, 0 answered
  1. Deppwilliam
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    9 April 2020

    Ive had thr most severe panic attacks that last for half a days sometimes. Its really scsry as i dont know how to stop getting them... can someone tell me how they cured their anxiety attacks?

    Hello btw, 23 years old male.

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  2. Peppermintbach
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    10 April 2020 in reply to Deppwilliam

    Hi Deppwilliam,

    I feel for you. I know how scary & unsettling panic attacks are...I haven’t had too many of them, but the few I had were alarming & scary to me.

    Good on you for bravely reaching out here :)

    I’m not sure if there’s necessarily a “cure”, but I think it’s more about managing it & keeping it under control (so to speak).

    I’m happy to offer some suggestions, & you can see what you think:

    • I would gently suggest booking a Skype, FaceTime or video chat call with your GP to discuss your mental health with him/her. I would also suggest asking about a Mental Health Care Plan. If your GP deems it appropriate, it would entitle you to a certain number of Medicare rebatable services
    • I would also suggest looking up Headspace online, as they have a strong reputation for helping young people with mental health issues with a variety of free services.
    • Consider looking up a Beyondblue thread called Self help tips for managing anxiety. I think the easiest way to find it is simply to type the thread name in the beyondblue search bar. It’s a pretty long thread though, so if it’s a bit much, maybe just skim read the 1st & last page or read a post or 2 each day.

    I hope this gives you some ideas :)

    Kindness & care,

    Pepper

  3. missep123
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    10 April 2020 in reply to Deppwilliam

    Hi Deppwilliam!

    I agree with Peppermintbach, panic attacks can be very unsettling and scary!

    You are definitely not alone in your experiences though! Peppermintbach has provided some very helpful tips, do you feel as though you may be able to pursue any of them?

    Please let us know! We are here for you :)

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  4. Cookie60
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    11 April 2020 in reply to Deppwilliam

    Hi Depwilliam

    it’s very difficult in these unsettling times and you are not alone , I have found aNo line course run by mindspot To be very helpful in managing my anxiety . The free online course gives you tools to manage your anxiety and depression. Even though I still get anxiety attacks every so often I mind what I have learnt in this course to be very helpful , good luck and look after yourself

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