Is Fear Of Swallowing A Panic Attack?
Hi doctor. Is fear of swallowing also part of a panic attack? After I saw hearing the news about people who choked, I felt scared, uncertain, and anxious. I don’t think I want to eat because I’m afraid of choking: ‘(
Hello ديفي شابرينا Thank you for asking HealthReplies.com.
Let me introduce myself, Dr. Rio will answer your question.
Everyone must have felt anxiety / anxiety. But if it comes continuously, and it is very annoying, it must be addressed immediately because it can cause problems in your daily life.
Based on your complaint, you may experience anxiety disorders. Where anxiety disorders is a psychiatric disorder that can reduce the quality of a person's life due to complaints that are very disturbing. There are various kinds of anxiety disorders, including:
Panic Disorder. Social anxiety disorder. General anxiety disorder. Some of the symptoms that will appear are the same as sweating, palpitations, shortness of breath, chest pain, fear, trembling, weakness, loss of desire, etc. These complaints can appear occasionally or repeatedly repeatedly to limit your activities. If this has happened to you immediately consult a psychiatrist. Some therapies such as drug therapy, or coginitive therapy you may need.
Right now what you can do is:
Adjust the panic that you experience the way when the attack occurred, you must take a deep breath and win yourself. Face your fears slowly. Tell your complaints to the people closest to you right now such as parents, siblings, husband / wife, etc. Ask to be accompanied during the treatment period. Get enough rest, with sleep 6-8 hours per day. Avoid excessive stress, and over thinking. That's all my answer, thank you very much :)