After years of silence, the Cleveland cavaliers forward Kevin Love described his mental health and his first panic attack, which he called the “script” of manliness.
In BBS “athletes” in an article, the 29-year-old NBA all-star describes in detail the first time he feel panic attacks – and to ask for help and solve the feeling of his mental health.
“It came out of nowhere,” love wrote of his panic attacks, which he suffered in November with the Atlanta hawks. “I’ve never had one before. I don’t even know if they’re real. But it’s real – as real as a broken hand or a sprained ankle. From that day on, almost everything about my mental health changed. ”
The experience shows love to a therapist and exposes his inner struggles, hoping to inspire others to do the same. “No matter what our situation is, we’re going to carry something that hurts – if we bury them in it, they’ll hurt us,” love wrote. “Not talking about our inner lives, letting us really know ourselves, and giving us access to people in need.”
Here are some of the things about panic attacks that make love come out.
What is panic attack?
According to the American association for anxiety and depression (ADAA), panic attacks are “a sudden onset of intense fear or discomfort,” accompanied by a few minutes of peak physical symptoms. The Mayo Clinic says the plot may be pervasive, but stress, genetics, other mental health conditions and certain personality traits can make people more prone to panic attacks. According to ADAA, panic attacks can be so unpleasant and frightening that many patients have a strong fear of the next panic attack.
According to the data of ADAA, body experience might be quite a big difference, but panic symptoms typically include shortness of breath, chest pain, sweating, shaking, heart rate, nausea, dizziness, cold, heat, numbness and fear of death, or out of control. . Love wrote that he had suffered from a racing heart, difficulty breathing and a rotation of the head.
How can you stop a panic attack?
The Mayo clinic says treatment is often used to help people understand their panic attacks and address any underlying causes. Frequent panic attacks and people continue to worry about the next attack is likely to be diagnosed with panic disorder, this is a kind of can by drug treatment, treatment and healthy living habits combined treatment of chronic conditions. Mayo clinic.
What’s the difference between a panic attack and a panic attack?
Although anxiety may be accompanied by many of the same physical symptoms as panic attacks, but ADAA said panic attacks are often more serious physical performance, and start and upgrade faster – until a lot of people died in the emergency room, think they have a heart attack or other life-threatening problems.