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What is the treatment for panic attack and phobia?

age 35 /height 5.10/ wt 64 kgs iam facing problem with fobia of alone drive bike car travel and any time i carry small water bottle with me but i never drink it if i dont get bottle sudden i became panic when i find it i get calm how to improve confidence and how to come out from fobia etc

Tue, 17 Jun 2014
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Dear
Welcome to HCM
We understand your concerns

I went through your details. I suggest you not to worry much. The symptoms you are explaining are not of phobia but are of anxiety disorder. You are feared or worrying always about your health and something might happen to you. You are finding alternative obsession in keeping a bottle of water with you. You are believing that water can save you for the time being. No problem. There are lot people around you like this. The obsession could be something else. That is all. Consult a psychologist and undergo counseling sessions. You shall be alright.

If you require more of my help in this aspect, Please post a direct question to me in this website. Make sure that you include every minute details possible. I shall prescribe some psychotherapy techniques which should help you cure your condition further.

Hope this answers your query. Available for further clarifications.
Good luck.
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