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Severe anxiety, panic attacks, depression, shortness of breath, fear of death. Cure?

its been almost 14years i m suffering from severe anxiety and severe panic attacks.i ve consulted many psychatrists and psychologist but result iz zero.they gave me antidepressants. i m still in severe depression and anxiety stage.all the time i m feeling shortness of breath and it seems like i m going to happenes almost every day an d i m fedup from my disease now i had also left my job because i was unable to fullfil my responsiblities over there.everytime i am i thinking that i am going to die.i have fear of dying .please help me
Asked On : Fri, 4 Jan 2013
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Thanks for your query. I can understand your concern with the panic attacks. I would like to clarify that panic attacks are not life-threatening and are self-resolving. Effective anti-anxiety agents are available in addition to psychotherapy (eg cognitive behavioural therapy) for management of panic attacks. You can request your psychiatrist for either an alternative medication or psychotherapy. In addition you can practise meditation/yoga/breathing relaxation exercises. Hope you found the information useful.
Dr Sundar Gnanavel
Answered: Fri, 4 Jan 2013
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