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Posted by: dee | 2004/11/18

anxiety attacks

My son is having 'anxiety attacks' which are caused by stress -
is it bad to have these and how can he 'avoid' having them ? - he says his heart pumps extremely fast and he starts perspiring.

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Dee, the best would be for him to see a psychologist. She will teach him to handle situations that will cause an anxiety attack. Before you do this you should just have him checked by your GP as there are physical disorders that may cause anxiety attacks too (not to mention symptoms that just look like anxiety attacks). Good luck.

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