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Having a nocturnal panic attack? Therapist shares how we can fall asleep after that

Published on Apr 30, 2024 04:44 PM IST
  • From letting the emotions wash over us to getting up from bed and doing something, here are a few ways to fall asleep after a nocturnal panic attack.
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Often during sleep or in the middle of the night, we may experience panic attacks. That can keep us awake throughout the night, further leading to deteriorating health. "These attacks can be accompanied by physical symptoms like sweating, rapid heartbeat, and difficulty breathing. They can be frightening but are usually not harmful," wrote Therapist Alison Seponara. Here are a few tips to overcome it and fall asleep.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 30, 2024 04:44 PM IST

Often during sleep or in the middle of the night, we may experience panic attacks. That can keep us awake throughout the night, further leading to deteriorating health. "These attacks can be accompanied by physical symptoms like sweating, rapid heartbeat, and difficulty breathing. They can be frightening but are usually not harmful," wrote Therapist Alison Seponara. Here are a few tips to overcome it and fall asleep.(Unsplash)

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We should not try to fight panic attacks. Instead, we should let the emotions wash over us. We need to remember that it is temporary. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 30, 2024 04:44 PM IST

We should not try to fight panic attacks. Instead, we should let the emotions wash over us. We need to remember that it is temporary. (Unsplash)

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Deep breathing can help the nervous system feel safer and calm. This will further help us to fall asleep. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 30, 2024 04:44 PM IST

Deep breathing can help the nervous system feel safer and calm. This will further help us to fall asleep. (Unsplash)

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Instead of staying in bed and panicking, we can get up and do something to distract the mind. This will help us to combat uncomfortable emotions. (Pixabay) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 30, 2024 04:44 PM IST

Instead of staying in bed and panicking, we can get up and do something to distract the mind. This will help us to combat uncomfortable emotions. (Pixabay)

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We should get back to bed only when we feel that we are ready to fall asleep. Tiredness can help us to fall asleep better. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 30, 2024 04:44 PM IST

We should get back to bed only when we feel that we are ready to fall asleep. Tiredness can help us to fall asleep better. (Unsplash)

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