Think about this: You’re walking down the street, and a huge truck is suddenly barreling straight for you. Your response is natural: fight or flight. Your body responds by increasing your adrenaline, heart rate, blood pressure, and changing your breathing. This is what a panic attack feels like. Here are four myths about panic attacks that we need to stop believing:
- Panic attacks are just an overreaction to stress.
- A panic attack can make you pass out.
- Anxiety and panic attacks are the same thing.
- If you have them, you’re stuck with them for the rest of your life.
Rather than judge those who deal with panic attacks, offer to help.
Read the full article here: 9 Panic Attack Myths We Need To Stop Believing