I am suffering from anxiety (mainly Panic attacks) and OCD for last 3 years I have consulted with very good doctors in India. I have taken so much medicine for last 3 years that I can't even tell. The life feels so complicated that I forget the last moment that I have even enjoyed. I am also worried for my father and mother health most of the time.
Any one please suggest me how can I live happily for rest of my life. I am always worried of unknowns.
Please suggest some food or exercise that can help me cope up this disease as I find medicines not effective on me mow? I am in real help.
Also please provide me the detail of how to deal with panic attacks while -
(2) Being at good height of a building.
(3) Confusion while taking to someone for doing something bad with him.
(4) Tension of vomiting while in public.
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Hello...I understand what you are going through right now.Panic disorder is fear without any reason..where u expect something might go wrong but the probability of happening is very low and OcD is a disorder where u get repeated unwanted thoughts and not able to get rid of it even if you realise it's baseless or senseless.because of all these I think you are having depressive symptoms also...not able to enjoy,sadness ,getting tired easily .You will also have to realise that it's just like any other disease which needs proper treatment and care.
I suggest to continue medicines as advised by the psychiatrist whom you are consulting.Along with that attending psychotherapy sessions and practising at home is very important .CBT also know as cognitive behavioural therapy and ERP exposure and response prevention for OCD.
Simple things to keep in mind would be..
1.panic attacks will last only for few seconds and that's not dreadful.The anxiety would eventually reduce.Just sit and relax at one place..
2.relaxation exercises like deep breathing..doing pranayama daily also helps...
3.JPMR exercises I.e tightening your muscles and relaxing slowly starting from head to toe for eg willing of forehead
4. wear a rubber band around your wrist.Whenever u get unwanted thoughts you pull the rubber band and leave..it will strike back causing pain which is indication to switch to another thought
5. maintaining a thought dairy.
If you have any doubts revert.
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