I used to have panic attacks. The kind where I felt like I was maybe having a stroke or some other life-threatening issue. Once it happened as I was crossing the Bay Bridge on my motorcycle….not a very convenient time to have an attack.
Many people experience these. Working with panic attacks requires broad support. As some examples, having competent and understanding therapist, doing body-centered therapies, and, in some cases meds, at least for breaking the cycle. In the context of additional support, botanicals can be super helpful (for me, especially when flying!). Here are some of my favorites….