What to do if someone is having a panic attack

Anyone can have a panic attack. Did you know that? Millions of Americans have panic attacks every year. I'm one of those millions. Someone you know might be one of those millions. All the more reason to know what to do if one rears its head.Scientists think they've figured out what gene causes it (3:15), and that's pretty exciting. But you may want to jump in when they talk about the symptoms of a panic attack (7:00) and some of the theories around why they occur (13:00). Don't leave until you've heard what family and friends should do if a loved one has a panic attack (19:00) and what the treatment options are (21:40).

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