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20 things you should never say to someone having a panic attack

Espresso Logo By Alan Jones of Espresso | Slide 2 of 21: Very few people can simply “relax” at a moment’s notice, and it’s even harder when someone is experiencing a panic attack. Even if you mean well, telling someone to relax during a panic attack might be doing more damage than good. Instead, you should try to address issues that triggered the attack and take them seriously.

“Just relax”

Very few people can simply “relax” at a moment’s notice, and it’s even harder when someone is experiencing a panic attack. Even if you mean well, telling someone to relax during a panic attack might be doing more damage than good. Instead, you should try to address issues that triggered the attack and take them seriously.

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