5 Deep breathing exercises for panic attacks

The real reason behind panic attacks is the alarm system in human beings that sends false alarm signals. This system was designed to send alerts whenever you are in danger and need more energy to survive. But in some occasions it sends false signals when there isn’t any real, significant threat, in situations like public speaking, attending an interview etc.

Fear is the main cause of panic attacks.

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This fear might be of

  • Losing something valuable
  • Unable to cope with the situation
  • Humiliation
  • Failure
  • Ill health/ death.

 Occurrence period of such panic attacks varies from 5 to 20 minutes. Normally these panic attacks may not fatal or life threatening but if they last for more than 20 minutes, immediate medical aid is must for recovery.

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31 Proven Tips to Overcome Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

What is OCD?

OCD,  Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, is an anxiety disorder that makes your life a nightmare.

The common symptoms of this disorder are obsessions (fear or worry) and repetitive actions (compulsions) to reduce these fear. These repetitive actions provide a temporary relief to the person, and with time, he had to perform the compulsions to get rid of this anxiety.

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder makes a person’s life hell.

This disorder certainly influences negatively in a person’s relationships, career, education, personal life, physical and mental health.

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How to deal with side effects in OCD treatment

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is an anxiety disorder, which makes a person’s life filled with extreme agony. The causes might be genetic, neurological, behavioral or environmental,….what ever it may be, the end result is suffering.

We have enough medicines and therapies to deal with OCD, still there are so many people complaining about the side effects in OCD treatment, especially in kids

I frequently come across this question,

” How to overcome OCD naturally ,….Can I ? “

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Are there any preventive measures to protect your kids from OCD ?… Try these 5 tips.

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The biggest concern for any parent, about their kids, is to keep them perfectly healthy. Especially, the parent who had OCD, certainly knows how miserable is life, living with OCD. Since OCD in children can’t be identified easily, as in adults, it needs much patience and skill.

So,are there any preventive measures to protect your kid from OCD ?

Till now, there is no preventive method is discovered for OCD. hope, we may have some solution in near future. Here In this post, these suggestions help you in early detection of OCD and prevent worsening of those symptoms.

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How to overcome superstitious thoughts in OCD ?

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Superstition is a belief, which is not based on reason.

It is illogical.

For instance, while stepping out of home, if you encounter a black cat, you may feel it as bad omen.

A part of your mind tells you there is no reason and logic behind your fear. Cats do not have the ability to cause you harm. Yet, you try some ritual to neutralize this fear, like praying to god or returning to home.

Superstitions in human beings are not unusual.

They are quite common.

Very few people are an exception from superstitions. Superstitions may vary from place to place, but some superstitions are particular to certain locations. 

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Do you believe there is bright side of OCD ? 7 ways to feel happy.

Bright side of OCD ?..what do you think ?…..” no way…..not at all possible “

let’s see.

OCD is a horrible disorder which can make your life a nightmare. You forget your happy moments, your friends, your social life, entrapped in the OCD cycle with obsessions, compulsions , momentary relief, then again another obsession. You wonder ” God…..is there any end to this? “

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade” is a popular proverb used to bring people out of pessimism. When life gave you lemons (OCD ), how can you make lemonade (happiness ) from it ?

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5 Ways to overcome Obsessive Compulsive Dilemma

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Obsessive Compulsive Dilemma

Dilemma is a situation where it is difficult to take a decision out of the available alternatives. The reason might be both the choices are favorable or undesirable.

When a stimulus triggers an obsession in an OCD sufferer, the obsession creates anxiety, fear which force the person to perform certain illogical, irrational rituals. Completing such rituals (compulsions ) brings momentary happiness or false relief. While performing the ritual a part of person’s mind keeps telling him those acts of compulsion are silly, irrational and doesn’t make any sense. Counter to this argument, the OCD part of the mind threatens him to complete the rituals, otherwise some thing evil would happen. These threats cause discomfort.

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How, the unknown trojan horse, keeps you depressed always.

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Trojan horse means, something that appears safe from the outside, but sabotages from inside. “Trojan horse” word came into existence from the popular Trojan war, in which Greeks entered into the Trojan kingdom hidden in a great wooden horse and destroyed the entire kingdom.

In real life, if you have a psychological disorder, normally you recognize it and try to come out of it. But this is not the case always. here is a trojan which brings us pleasure, yet tries to destroy us by keeping you depressed always. That is self pity.

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How to get motivated when going gets tough with OCD

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is an illness which brings with it, unimaginable sufferings.

With continuous battling, sometimes you feel tired. You may believe it is unending. You begin to worry “Is OCD curable?”.

But, this is the time to have faith in yourself. You need to get going. You need to be confident that there is certain treatment for ocd and it is definitely curable.

Here you need some motivation to keep going, So these are some tips to get motivated when going gets tough with OCD.

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six ways meditation can cure OCD

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Can meditation cure OCD ?

Meditation certainly has positive influence in curing many psychological disorders including Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.  Though it has some limitations, still it can help you in battling with OCD.

so how can meditation help us in this war ?

1. meditation introduces us death :

Everyone gets panicked by the thought of death.  Our heart beat increases abruptly, hands begin to tremble, with the thought of lying at death bed. we all know we are mortals and death is inevitable,  still we are horrified by the idea of death. we constantly try to avoid the thoughts and discussions about death.

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