Panic attacks are on the increase, especially with the pressure and uncertainty surrounding the global pandemic, but there are ways to combat them. Photo: Shutterstock Panic attacks are on the increase, especially with the pressure and uncertainty surrounding the global pandemic, but there are ways to combat them. Photo: Shutterstock
Panic attacks are on the increase, especially with the pressure and uncertainty surrounding the global pandemic, but there are ways to combat them. Photo: Shutterstock
Wellness

Having a panic attack? Stay calm and focus on your breathing to help regain control, expert says

  • ‘I’m dying’ and ‘I felt like I was having a heart attack’, say two victims of their first panic attack – they often come on suddenly without any warning
  • The global pandemic has heightened stress and uncertainty for many people, triggering more anxiety disorders, psychotherapist explains

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Panic attacks are on the increase, especially with the pressure and uncertainty surrounding the global pandemic, but there are ways to combat them. Photo: Shutterstock Panic attacks are on the increase, especially with the pressure and uncertainty surrounding the global pandemic, but there are ways to combat them. Photo: Shutterstock
Panic attacks are on the increase, especially with the pressure and uncertainty surrounding the global pandemic, but there are ways to combat them. Photo: Shutterstock
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