Breathing practices and an external stimulus will help to cope with panic attacks, Anastasia Lysakova, candidate of psychological sciences, said in an interview with Sputnik radio on May 26.
According to her, as a rule, during a panic attack, a person realizes what exactly is happening to him. In such cases, you need to go to a safe place and “breathe”.
“If you breathe, then you live. This is an associative series that brings you back to a state of balance. An external stimulus can help with a panic attack. For example, you can press on the pad of the ring finger with your fingernail. This will distract the brain from the panic attack. As a result, you will first begin to feel your finger, and then all of yourself, ”said the specialist.
The psychologist clarified that the sensation of pain will help remind the body that it is alive. The processes in the body will continue to occur. With pain in the soul: a bad mood can be a sign of illness Doctors told what foods can get rid of bad thoughts suffering from panic attacks. She advised to behave calmly with a person, not to aggravate the panic. It is important to speak to him in simple words, short sentences. A good way to eliminate anxiety is to talk to a person about abstract topics, this will encourage him to worry less.
As neurologist Natalya Shindryaeva noted on the same day, severe stress, being in a confined space, public transport, loud noises, alcohol or smoking can provoke a panic attack. However, you can experience it even in a state of complete rest.Share: