Cure For Nocturnal Panic Attacks
About Nocturnal Panic Attacks
One of the most disturbing aspects about panic attacks is that they can strike at any time and anywhere.
Among various kinds of panic attacks,
Nocturnal panic attacks can at least be predicted.
A nocturnal panic attack is one which awakens a sleeping person, even if he/she is sound asleep, to a state of complete panic for no apparent reason.
People experiencing nocturnal panic attacks may be entirely convinced that they are having a heart attack as the symptoms of the two conditions are similar to an extent.
These symptoms include:
shortness of breath
tingling in extremities
sense of dread.
Dr. Michelle Craske, a researcher of nocturnal panic attacks, says that these panic attacks usually occur in adults who are transitioning between sleep stages 2 and 3, and usually about 90 minutes after onset of sleep.
a) Conventional Treatment : The conventional treatment for nocturnal panic attacks is drug treatment, combined with therapy if available. This basically involves taking anti-anxiety pills to relieve the anxiety and panic.
Conventional treatment has three distinct disadvantages. One is that the relief is temporaray and once the effect of the drug wears off, you are back to square one.
Secondly, it is highly addictive with some side-effects as well.
WE DO NO RECOMMEND drug treatment as a cure.
Thirdly, there are several benefits to individual therapy if you have the financial resources and time to pursue that route.
But then, the difficulty is not in finding a therapist, but a qualified therapist who specializes in treating driving anxiety and driving disorders.
b) Self-help Programs:
Self-help programs for anxiety are a effective alternative to conventional treatment for panic and anxiety attacks of all knds.
The postive aspect about such programs is that the author has put in the necessary time and effort to research and evaluate the provided information prior to assembling the course.
So you don't have to go the trial and error route yourself and are given accurate and proven techniques to conquer your panic and anxiety attacks.
Some self-help programs are purely informational in nature, while others are step by step programs to overcome your panic and anxiety attacks. All of them can be downloaded online in the form of ebooks or audio or video files.
Your choices among self-help programs are many. You should select a program that you feel is best for your preferred learning method and individual panic attack type.
Most slef-help programs are very cost effective.
Self-help programs, therefore, are the best and proven alternative for curing panic attacks and disorders.
Given below are proven self-help r6emedies for fear of public speaking: