Do you freak yourself out at the thought of your body to stop functioning when you experience a panic attack? Do you fear death as you feel yourself drawing extremely short breaths or thinking your stomach is going to go under complete self destruction or sometimes that your heart is going to collapse under pressure? You need to know that every reaction it is showing is actually your body's way of dealing with dangers. Fortunately treatments and prevention tips for anxiety and panic attacks are available.

An out of now swell of extreme anxiety, accompanied by sweating, nausea, dizziness, hot flashes (or chills), increased heart beat, breathlessness and a stomach ache is what is defined as a panic attack. An attack is often a manifestation hidden stress and emotional pains that are now clawing to get out. In other cases though, these attacks seem to surface from unknown places. Based on the volume of the attack, cases of the attacks differ from one person to another. For some it can last for hours while others undergo the attack in about 15 minutes. This all depends on the individual experiencing said attack.

So you wonder of the treatments which are available to tame these attacks.

Psychotherapy is not limited to those diagnosed with mental illness. People with anxiety disorders have been helped by it and in any case, it is healthy for your inner being. People also believe in medication to help with their anxiety issues and the prevention of attacks. Drugs prescribed to victims of panic and anxiety attacks include antidepressants and diazepam, from the class of benzodiazepine.