Celebrities Who Suffer From Panic Attacks
Donny Osmond was a big celebrity from the famous singing rock band known as the Donnie and Marie.This rock band was from the 70’s and they used to be constantly on the road.As most people know the life of rock band artists, it is pretty hectic and full of tension.When Donny Osmond wrote his autobiography, he told that his doctor had analyzed social phobia in him. This is a kind of panic attack in which the person breaks into sweat and his heart beat becomes much faster than normal.This used to happen to him just before he used to start performing.
Another very famous actress and a celebrity who has admitted to have had panic attacks on red carpet situations is Nichole Kidman.She admitted that when ever she is on the red carpet, her hands start shaking and it is really hard for her to breath. Tom Cruise used to always tell her that every thing is fine and will be fine.
Another celebrity, who is a weather reporter for today show has also suffered from panic attacks.His name is Willard Scott and he said that he had his first panic attack after two years when he joined the team.Once he was preparing for his usual report and the director was counting down and suddenly he started sweating very fast and was not able to breathe.The crew thought, he had some heart problem.
One celebrity who has always been open about her panic attacks is, Kim Basinger.She has expressed her views many times openly in interviews.It is very interesting that when she did her first episode then, she actually got so much scared that she didn’t even came out of her own house for a complete month.Only with pure determination did she manage to come out of her house.Later on, she started therapy after continually experiencing these attacks.
Paula Dean, who is a big star of Food Network, was also a sufferer of her own prison.She also suffered from panic attacks and agoraphobia.She was twenty at that time when she first had her panic attack. It was fresh when her parent’s died, along with the birth of her own two children.But eventually, she over came these phobias and panic attacks.
The famous soccer player Ricky Williams had also suffered from the panic attacks that have been in papers quite a lot.He suffered from social anxiety and because he was a celebrity, it was quite essential for him to be at social places.He even took drugs to over come this disorder.Although he had succeeded since he had controlled his panic attacks, but he had many problems off the field and now he is currently suspended from playing NFL.
Many other celebrities like above had panic attacks and they have battled with it and have succeeded.So it is important for you, that you also battle with your panic attacks and have confidence on your abilities and yourself.