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If someone you know has a
panic attack, he or she may become very anxious and
not think clearly. You can help the person by doing the following:
It is helpful when the person is experiencing a panic attack to say
things such as:
By following these simple guidelines, you can:
You can offer ongoing help as the person tries to recover from
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerAnne C. Poinier, MD - Internal MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerLisa S. Weinstock, MD - Psychiatry
Current as ofNovember 14, 2014
Current as of:
November 14, 2014
Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine & Lisa S. Weinstock, MD - Psychiatry
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