5 Easy ways to reduce anxiety attacks
Day-by-day, we are getting more restless due to our fast-paced life and this leads to increase the cases of anxiety disorders, which vary from common fear to severe attacks and neurotic disorders. These can affect economic production and cause disability. You need to get ready to face attacks and do something so that you can’t have to face it again. I am here to support you and suggest you follow the ways to reduce anxiety attacks in your life:
1. Take a deep breath
Deep breathing helps you calm down and feel relaxed. Shallow and short breaths indicate that you are anxious and stressed while deep breathing gives signals your brain nerve and make you relaxed. According to a research done at Harvard University (USA), taking deep breathing especially meditation of a short period alters the response of a human body to anxiety and stress. Therefore, start taking deep breath when you feel you are getting anxious or stressed.
2. Smell lavender
Lavender, rich in calming properties, is a handy tool for the time when you are getting stressed or anxious. As you smell lavender, the olfactory nerve gives messages to different brain parts that control mood, emotions, memory and the nervous system. A research done at the Medical University of Vienna (Austria) stated that the person who smelled lavender had less anxiety. A 2009 Korean research states inhaling lavender triggers biochemical stress reducers in the human body.
3. Use a stress ball
Working as a sensory toy, a stress ball helps you feel calm. In 0215, a study done at the University of Surrey (UK) states squeezing a stress ball lowers the anxiety level up to 18%, as it reduces the pain during surgery.
4. Watch ASMR videos
ASMR stands for Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response. To achieve ASMR including personal attention, whispering, slow movements and crisp, the ASMR videos work wonder. In 2015, a study done at the Swansea University (UK) observed that sensation leads to feelings of well-being and relaxation. It also observed provisional improvements in the symptoms of depression and chronic pain in people who were engaged in watching ASMR videos.
5. Play with fidget spinners
Using this device is one of the best ways to reduce anxiety attacks. The spinning, clicking and twirling with this device keeps your hands busy and distracts you from your anxiety. It supports you cool down and feel relaxed. It also supports in problems like ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder).