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Brain Battle Blog with Gracie — panic disorder

Panic Attacks and Getting Help at School

Posted by Marigrace Pilger on

Hello mental health champions, how are you doing?  Today I want to talk to parents and teen students. I want to talk about your options for getting help at school when it comes to mental health. Most schools have some support systems lined up for students in need. I am specifically going to be talking about Panic Attacks and what I did when I was experiencing them in High School. One thing that helped me was having an excuse note I could use in any class. I had an issue with severe panic attacks almost my entire junior year and...

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My PTSD Story

Posted by Marigrace Pilger on

Hello mental health champions, how are you doing?  Today I want to talk more about PTSD. It is hard to believe that it has been about 5-6 months since I was diagnosed with PTSD! I always thought that I just had anxiety for no reason. Looking back on it, all of my anxiety stemmed from traumatic events that happened in my life. I have had a lot of health issues since I was a little girl and I know that has played a huge role in my anxiety.  Another huge trigger for me was  from one of my relationships that...

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Damn Panic Attacks

Posted by Marigrace Pilger on

Hello mental health champions, how are you doing?  Hey friends, today I want to talk about panic attacks again. I feel like there are a lot of misconceptions about panic attacks and how they can come about. I had my first panic attacks after a breakup that deeply violated my trust. I was lied to for a year by then boyfriend and my trust was completely obliterated. I started to feel like I would have these attacks where I felt like I couldn’t breathe and like I was going to pass out. I started to have these attacks at the...

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