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Advisory bulletins for medical and health conditions like  cardiac arrest or seizures seem to be broadcasted all over worldwide television these days.  Television and radio ads show us what to do should we experience light headedness, passing out, numbness, and the like.  But, very seldom will we see an advertisement outlining common anxiety symptoms, which is rather insensitive considering a lot of people experience them and are often confused by these symptoms.

Experiencing anxiety symptoms is very common in our western culture, since we get faced with anxious situations on a constant basis.  Whether it is the despair that we might be off-course in an uncharted town or we’re going to be late for a doctor’s appointment or when the bedside phone rings out of the blue, we all feel panic at some point in our lives.  Thousands of people on the other hand could feel anxiety symptoms for what seems to be no cause whatsoever, and can confuse these with the symptoms of experiencing a cardiac arrest or some alternate medical condition.  People who suffer from panic attacks frequently confuse these symptoms.

Panic disorder symptoms are clearly different for everyone, and sometimes it’s clear that we’re simply experiencing anxiety – just before speaking in front of a large group, when you’re about to be married, when you open your front door and see two law enforcement officers standing there; these circumstances could easily make any of us tense and nervous!  However for many of us, anxiety symptoms could also include shallow breathing, heart spasms, vommiting, chest pains, irregular breathing, tingling or numbness in the fingers, face, or toes.  Stomach aches, and headaches are not uncommon either.  You can see how this could easily be confused with a heart attack or asthma or any type of other conditions.

If you get these anxiety symptoms on a frequent basis, and especially if they tend to show up for no reason, you should probably visit your doctor.  At the outset, you may want to exclude the possibility of it being a cardiac arrest or something that dangerous.  After that, he or she can prescribe pills or therapies that can help you deal with the anxiety symptoms while simultaneously working with you to determine why you are tense and anxious to begin with.  You might have some chemical abnormalities in the brain or may need to incorporate some new positive techniques on how to process an event so that you will be able to side step the start of an anxiety attack before it gets too serious.

I managed to cure my panic disorder after years of struggling and pulling my family through the terror with me.  The program I used was completely natural, medication-free and didn’t require ongoing counseling – I’m happy to say that I’ve been free of anxiety for a number of years now, I only wish I had used it years sooner.

You can read more about the program that saved my life at my how to cure anxiety blog.

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