Panic attacks are called as such for a reason. These attacks happen when you least expect them. They usually occur when a triggering factor is activated. “Living with anxiety is exhausting. You can easily feel hopeless and helpless, believing there’s nothing you can do.” says John M. Grohol, Psy.D. Unfortunately, there is no fast and easy way to prevent the occurrence of these attacks. However, there are tons of effective methods on how you can be smart in handling the adverse effects of panic disorder.