• Panic Attacks Diet and Nutrition

Diet and Nutrition
Panic Attacks Diet and Nutrition

Following food may be of help in lifting mood and preventing Panic Attack.

  • Have a diet is rich in vegetables, fruits, omega-3-rich meats and fish, and whole grains. They help to reduce the severity of the Panic Attacks.
  • Avoid fried foods, refined grains, and sugary products.
  • Vitamin C is known to help balance the body's output of stress hormones during tense moments. Eat lots of oranges, papaya, strawberries, kiwi fruit, bell peppers, parsley, broccoli, brussels sprouts and amla.
  • Vitamin B Complex supports your nervous system and replenishes the nutrients used up when your body reacts to ongoing stresses. You can take leafy green vegetables, whole grains, eggs, poultry, milk, soybeans.
  • Magnesium calms tense muscles and regulates heart rate, blood pressure, and blood sugar. Consume pumpkin, sunflower seeds, sesame seeds and leafy green vegetables.
  • Avoid simple carbohydrates & sugary foods, as they can dip your blood sugar and make you feel dizzy.
  • Instead, add more complex carbohydrates like oatmeal, whole-grain breads, brown rice, sweet potatoes, etc.
  • The amino acid called tryptophan helps body to produce the "feel-good" hormone called serotonin. You can find it in poultry, milk, bananas, oats, cheese, nuts, peanut butter and sesame seeds.
  • Totally avoiding fat in your diet may lead to mood swings, anger, and hostility. Choose foods that contain healthier fats, like those rich in omega-3 fatty acids including fish oils, salmon, walnuts, butternuts, flaxseeds, radish seeds, etc.