Five Celebrities Describe Their Experiences Of Panic Attack

Five Celebrities Describe Their Experience Of Panic Attacks|

Five Celebrities Describe Their Experience Of Panic Attacks| PakistanTribe.comOver 40 million adults of U.S suffer from anxiety and panic disorders and celebrities are no exception in this case. Whether it’s one time event or something one constantly struggles with, dealing with it is never easy.

Here are five celebrities who have suffered from panic attacks.

Amanda Seyfried

Five Celebrities Describe Their Experience Of Panic Attacks| PakistanTribe.comActress Amanda Seyfried told to media that she regularly consults therapist to cope with her panic attacks. Despite of all the progress she made, she still panics time to time.

“I still do get terribly nervous, and that’s partly due to the fact I think too much and overanalyze things,” she said. “I’ll start worrying about my parents or my dog, and I’ll picture him opening the window of my apartment and falling out, even though I can’t get that thing open myself.”

John Mayer

Five Celebrities Describe Their Experience Of Panic Attacks| PakistanTribe.comIn an interview singer and lyricist John Mayer admitted that he suffered from panic attacks and got treatment from a mental institution.

“Growing up, that was the big fear,” he said, while his friend Joe Beleznay added, “I would get anxiety attacks too, and we would talk each other down. It was heart palpitations, shortness of breath, coldness and shivers, strange stuff, and we’d be like, ‘You’re totally fine. You’re not having a heart attack.’ His mind works at such speed that I think he would sort of second-guess his sanity at times.”

Lena Dunham

Five Celebrities Describe Their Experience Of Panic Attacks| PakistanTribe.comThe creator and star of famous TV serial ‘Girls’ Lena Dunham has long been open about her struggles with anxiety, she told to media about her panic attacks.

“I thought, in two and a half years I’ll be 30, then 10 years from that I’ll be 40, then 10 years from that I’ll be 50,” she recalled of a recent panic attack. “It’s why I don’t sleep at night.”

As for how she copes? Exercise. “To those struggling with anxiety, OCD, depression: I know it’s mad annoying when people tell you to exercise, and it took me about 16 medicated years to listen. I’m glad I did. It ain’t about the ass, it’s about the brain,”

Ellie Goulding

Five Celebrities Describe Their Experience Of Panic Attacks| PakistanTribe.comSinger Ellie Goulding talked to media about the therapy she went through after suffering from panic attack.

“One day after a shoot I was on a train going to a funeral and my heart was pounding; I thought I was having a heart attack,” she said of her first attack, adding, “I was so scared I reached over to this woman and said, ‘I think I’m dying.’ I called a friend to take me to hospital, where they told me it was just a panic attack. From that day, I kept having them. It was the weirdest time of my life. Sick, horrible things would go through my mind but I didn’t want to draw attention to myself… It got to the point when I couldn’t even get into the car and go to the studio.”

Emma Stone

Five Celebrities Describe Their Experience Of Panic Attacks| PakistanTribe.comFamous American actress Emma Stone told media that before getting involved with acting, she suffered from intense panic attacks.

“It was really bad,” she said. “The first time I had a panic attack I was sitting in my friend’s house, and I thought the house was burning down. I called my mom and she brought me home, and for the next three years it just would not stop. I would go to the nurse at lunch most days and just wring my hands. I would ask my mom to tell me exactly how the day was going to be, then ask again 30 seconds later. I just needed to know that no one was going to die and nothing was going to change.”

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