Treating Panic Attack

At some point in our lives, most of us will experience a panic attack in response to an actual danger or acute stress. But when panic attacks occur or recur for no reason and in the absence of danger or extreme stress, or when the fear of experiencing another attack is so strong that you […]


How to Get Through a Panic Attack

If you’ve ever had a panic attack, you know that the experience can be more terrifying than anything has a right to be. It’s easy to think that your physical symptoms (like shortness of breath, chest pain, and feeling like you’re choking) could be a heart attack, allergic reaction, or some other potentially fatal occurrence. […]


Heart Attack: First Aid

Someone having a heart attack may experience any or all of the following: Uncomfortable pressure, fullness, or squeezing pain in the center of the chest Discomfort or pain spreading beyond the chest to the shoulders, neck, jaw, teeth, or one or both arms, or occasionally upper abdomen Shortness of breath Lightheadedness, dizziness, fainting Sweating Nausea […]