Which Food and Drinks to Avoid

So the big question is, who is more susceptible to panic attacks from eating certain foods?

The are generally two types of people who are more susceptible to having a panic attack induced by food or drinks that they consume.

The first type of person who is vulnerable is a person who has had panic or anxiety attacks before. These are the type of people who are much more easily induced into a lapse from ingesting certain foods and drinks.

The second type of person is a person who has never had a panic or anxiety attack but are often referred to as a nervous person in general, or a person who is typically under a lot of stress from their job, relationships, health,etc.

Since panic and anxiety attacks are primarily stress related its important to know that certain food and drinks that you ingest can induce you into a panic attack.

You want to stay away from Food and drinks that are known to contribute to nervousness. Anything that can negatively affect the neurotransmitters in your body. One of the most obvious is from drinking coffee or tea. You need to stay away from anything that has stimulants in them such as caffeine, or anything with “drine” in them like ephedrine that is known to be found in illegal drugs and over the counter medicines and previously used in energy drinks. Also Guarana a plant from Brazil, and Glucuronolactone is also found in energy drinks.

Many different kinds of sodas also contain high levels of caffeine and other stimulants such as Coke, Pepsi, and other dark sodas as well as some orange drinks.

If you are a person who does not eat well and consumes a lot of candy, starchy foods, processed foods, or foods with sugar in them you should know that these types of foods can also trigger panic and anxiety attacks.

The most vulnerable trait and commonality of both types of people is that of stress which can easily cause either person to lapse into a panic or anxiety attack from drinking and eating some of the food and drinks listed above.