Navigation Links
Fear Of Flying Can Be Overcome By Deep Breathing

People with a mild fear of flying should take a deep breath, immediately exhale forcefully and then hold their breath for six to 10 seconds, just before takeoff. //

That is the advice of Professional Association of German Psychiatrists (known by its German initials BVDP), which said the technique relaxes muscles and takes the mind off one's fears.

BVDP chairwoman Christa Roth-Sackenheim advised affected persons to refrain from alcohol and caffeinated drinks like coffee, black tea and cola so as not to heighten the body's state of agitation.

Fear of flying can manifest itself in nervousness, an abnormally fast heartbeat, heavy sweating, anxiety and nausea.

People who repeatedly show these symptoms should seek medical help. "People should admit to themselves that they have a fear of flying, especially business people who have to fly a lot," said Roth-Sackenheim, a psychiatrist and psychotherapist.

She added that fear was a serious symptom of a disorder, not a figment of the imagination that one ought to be ashamed of.

"With the help of education and confrontation therapy, affected persons can break the vicious circle before they try to solve their problems with avoidance behaviour and alcohol," Roth-Sackenheim said.

About one in three airline passengers is believed to fear flying. According to a survey by the German Fear-of-Flying Centre, most sufferers are frequent fliers. Many have experienced a critical situation during flight, others are suddenly gripped by fear of a crash.

--Edited IANS
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Flying with caution, with SARS
2. Flying Injection: Prevent the bite of disease
3. Flying Eye Hospital Brings Hope for Eye Patients in Africa
4. Flying Returns from Long-haul Flights – Jet Lag and Health Ris
5. Neurological Disorders Overcome By Proteins
6. Gene Therapy Overcomes Heart Failure In Muscular Dystrophy
7. The MRSA Superbug May Yet Be Overcome
8. Cafe Established To Overcome Winter Blues
9. Premature Babies Give It Their Best Shot To Overcome Difficulty
10. Kids Overcome Behavioral And Sleep Problems After Tonsillectomy
11. Preeclampsia Risk Cant Be Overcome By Taking Antioxidants
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:1/20/2017)... Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) , ... January 20, 2017 , ... ... supplement development, announced it attended the January ECRM trade show to continue the marketing ... technologically advanced vitamin C supplement, known for providing 400 percent better absorption than traditional ...
(Date:1/20/2017)... ... January 20, 2017 , ... ATP Science, ... everyday lives, recently attended the January ECRM Trade Show in Hilton Head, SC, ... for its large range of supplements that keep the body functioning at its ...
(Date:1/20/2017)... , ... January 20, 2017 , ... "TransFlare 4K Mystique ... inside of Final Cut Pro X," said Christina Austin - CEO of Pixel Film ... Dragon. Utilizing the Dragon Sensor,TransFlare 4K Mystique lens flare and light leak transitions have ...
(Date:1/20/2017)... ... January 20, 2017 , ... “The Angel”: a heartwarming and earnest ... for each of his children. “The Angel” is the creation of published author, Marjorie ... York City, and impassioned writer. , When asked of her new book, Marjorie says, ...
(Date:1/20/2017)... NC (PRWEB) , ... January 20, 2017 , ... ... vPEP ® Oscillating Positive Expiratory Pressure (OPEP) device, was featured in a ... by Doug Pursley, MEd, RRT-ACCS, FAARC, “Analysis of Three Oscillating Positive Expiratory ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:1/19/2017)... , Jan. 19, 2017 Many patients ... for their medication when a pharmacy just a few ... prescription.  To alleviate this problem Medicationdiscountcard.com has ... to see exactly how much their medication will cost ... Made Easy Medicationdiscountcard.com ...
(Date:1/19/2017)... Incretin Mimetics/GLP-1 Agonists, SNDRIs, Lipase Inhibitors, Serotonin Receptor Agonists, Sympathomimetic-GABA ... drugs market is expected to grow at a CAGR of ... of 38.7% in the second half of the forecast period. The ... 2016 to 2027. The market is estimated at $1,058 million in ... ...
(Date:1/19/2017)... 2017 Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY ... continue to set the bar for excellence in customer ... user satisfaction rating among radiation treatment delivery systems in ... Market Intelligence Briefing™. The most recent ratings trend also ... industry peers for 11 of the past 12 quarters. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: