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How do I manage panic disorder on a daily basis?

In order to manage panic disorder, see your doctor immediately if you are having any symptoms such as unexpected and extreme fear, chest pains, rapid heartbeat, or numbness and tingling in your hands. Your doctor will examine you and prescribe either medication or psychotherapy to treat and manage your disorder. You should also make sure that you exercise regularly, avoid stress, get sufficient sleep, take your prescribed medications, and participate in activities that help you to relax. Be sure to follow your doctor's advice for continued treatment and attend all of your scheduled follow-up appointments.

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