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Panic Disorders/Attacks/panic attacks in toddlers


Karla wrote at 2013-04-17 04:45:23
Hi Christine,

Although 5 years after your post, I came across your post and I'm also going throught this stage with my 22 month old son. But his panic started from a thunderstorm last week (4/2013) .  

Can you give feedback on how did you dealt with your daughter.  I called the pediatrics and she said, that he must have been traumatized by the storm but it will pass.  Your story sounds exactly with what I'm going through. Even with the car ride, which he is now afraid of big trucks.

It really breaks my heart to see him act this way and is now affecting his behavior in his daycare which he would now have sudden panic attacks and cry for a while.



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Jurriaan Plesman, Nutritional Psychotherapist


I have a degree in Psychology from the Sydney University and a Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Nutrition. I am also the author of “GETTING OFF THE HOOK” which deals with the nutritional and psychological treatment of personality disorders. It is freely available on the internet at Google Book Search. I am interested in the relationship between nutrition and behaviour, and as a Probation ans Parole Officer facilitated groups for offenders, many of whom were alcoholics and drug addicts, sex offenders or compulsive gamblers, as well as the whole gamut of “personality disorders”. I am also the ex-editor of the Hypoglycemic Health Association of Australia Newsletter, a quarterly publication dealing with hypoglycemia and related health problems. Its web site, together with a shortened course of PSYCHOTHERAPY can be visited at:


Nutritional Psychotherapy of various mood disoders

Editor of the Hypoglycemic health Association of Australia

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Author of the book:
"Getting off the Hook", It is freely available on the internet at Google Book Search. Various articles in the Hypoglycemic Health Association's Newsletters

BA (Psych) Sydney University; Post Grad Dip Clin Nutr (International Academy of Nutrition)

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