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Jill Green who is a recovering anxious person who writes an
Many people who suffer from anxiety and panic attacks are reluctant to take medications, fearing possible side effects and
the real risk of becoming dependent on them. Fortunately, there are effective ways to manage anxiety and panic attacks that
do not involve taking prescription medication. Here are three of them:
This is a type of therapy where a patient works with a qualified therapist to learn to
identify and understand the their distorted anxious thoughts and feelings that influence their behaviours and reactions.
The goal of CBT is to teach patients how to control the ways they interpret and deal with situations in their life. Cognitive
behavioural therapy is generally short term and is therefore a more cost effective solution that traditional talk therapy. It is
widely recognized by therapists and the medical community to be the therapy of choice for anxiety disorders and panic
Yoga is an ancient practice that is popular today which incorporates the use of breathing techniques with various
postures to create physical and emotional balance. Pranayama is the practice of using deep breathing to create a balance
of ‘prana’ (vital energy of the universe) in the body. A lack of prana in the body can lead to feelings of constriction
and restlessness. Anxiety is a bi product of prana imbalance, and deep yoga breathing is designed to bring more prana into
the body. Yoga is easy to do, feels wonderful, and helps create a new habit of deeper, healthier breathing. This is helpful for
anxiety relief and good for overall health too.Medical studies have shown that regularly practising yoga is effective at lowering
levels of anxiety. Yoga has been studied and found to help with anxiety in women, patients at psychiatric hospitals, and even war
veterans suffering from post traumatic stress disorder, PTSD.
This is a best selling online training program based on the CBT model that teaches how to stop panic attacks
and recover from generalized anxiety. It includes an online training manual, videos, and email follow up support.
The Panic Away program is divided into three stages:
Stage One is the application of the One Move technique to stop panic attacks. Stage Two includes a variety of useful
exercises that calm the mind and the body, including breathing, diet, distraction, and more. Stage Three helps deal
with setbacks and seal your recovery permanently.
Panic Away has been available online for over 7 years and has helped thousands of people recover from anxiety and
panic attacks. For more information, read my Panic Away review.In closing, When deciding on a natural, drug-free
anxiety treatment program, consider the options above and see what best suits you and your lifestyle. Remember, the
road to recovery from anxiety and panic attacks is available to everyone and does not have to include prescription
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