Author: Lettuce Mcgrims

Agoraphobia is a fear of open spaces but it is often a behavioral response to panic attacks. Agoraphobia is the most common phobic disorder, and is also the most disabling. There may be an avoidance of public places such as streets, stores, public transportation; some people may be afraid to remain alone. Advice isn’t a set of instructions; it’s more like a paint supply store.

You give the seeker the colors and the canvas it’s up to them to make something of it. Or ignore it all together. Typically, agoraphobia begins in early adulthood, between the ages of 18 and 35. For many individuals it begins suddenly with an unexpected “panic attack” which is not triggered by a major life event.

However, some people can pinpoint the overt onset of their disability to some incident or situation, such as losing a baby, the death of a parent or spouse, or fear at work or at home. What Are The Symptoms? The panic can cause adrenaline to surge through your body. The adrenaline causes physical responses that would occur if an individual were confronted with a physical threat. Weak legs pounding heart; which can make you feel as though you are having a heart attack cramps, dizziness fear of the next episode. Mental health professionals are becoming much more knowledgeable about this disorder, and are now better able to diagnose it. Once diagnosed, agoraphobia is treatable. To overcome a phobia one has to face up to the situation that is causing the fear.

Fear of a panic attack can cause as much anxiety as the attack itself. You will most likely go into CBT, which will help to reduce the duration or occurrence of the panic attack. Exposure therapy is a common treatment for people whose lives are dominated by the avoidance of fearful situations. Support groups can make you feel less alone and are a great place to start if you are nervous about seeking conventional treatments.


There are even some support groups online. Seeking help is not a life sentence; once you can manage your disorder it can no longer rule your life. Please note that any advice I give here should be taken with a grain of salt everyone’s life is a different story and these are merrily generalized tips. Results will very. If you would like to ask me for advice please email or facebook me links are in the description. I know you can pick any youtuber to watch so I just want to thank you for picking one of my videos, I hope it helped.

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