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coping during panic attack

i have read joe barry's panic away, but i feel it is hard to follow what he teach.
how can i accept the panic attack, and flow through it. i was so scared during panic attack, it seems impossible just accept the panic attack, and demand more.
Can anyone share their experiences with how to flow though panic attack?

thanks
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Panic attacks can be very hard to accept and get through when you don't understand them in my opinion. The first time I started to experience them I tried to read up on them and educate myself on them as well, but by far the best form of treatment for me was talking it through with a healthcare professional.  Have you talked to anyone about this?
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i went to one session with psychologist, she taught me some relaxation technic, at meanwhile, i try to do something myself, to learn something that will help me coping with panic attack.

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What helps me during a panic attack is to tell myself that I've been through this before. I've had these feelings before and that I got through them. And I can get through these too. Just tell yourself that this is nothing new. Remember, that these feelings are scary however, they are normal. Panic and anxiety is a natural feeling that is displaced in everyday life. You might want to continue with counseling. For me, I like to write so when I have a panic attack I do just that. I'll write a post, or reply to posts here or I will write how I feel, a short story or a song or something. You can't fight your feelings because anxiety feeds off of that. Good luck, and maybe you should continue to seek counseling.
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thank you for sharing your experience
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im 17, and i've been having problems with panic attacks since i was fifteen. it was just one incident out of the blue but ever since then, i have had problems with my anxiety and panic attacks. what i find helps me is getting my mind off of it as soon as possible. if i begin to think about it, i start to doodle on my paper. i love to draw, so when i start drawing something, it turns my focus and attention towards my drawing and pretty soon ill be calmer. i havent really read up on panic attacks much, but i did go to the doctor aroudn the time that it first started. they couldnt really do anything for me or suggest anything so i have just tried to deal with it myself. i hope that this suggestion might help you:)
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