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#105 - Doc & Tommy On Panic Attacks & Cracking Down On Mental Health & Ways To Move Forward

Tommy asks Doc about when his panic attacks started acting up. He then proceeds to share about his first ever bout with anxiety.

Tommy lets us know about his own experiences and about his progression over the years. Doc gives us a look into what goes on in his mind when he’s having an attack, and we some stories from both of them that centered on this whole issue.

This is definitely a great episode as it focuses on a problem that really needs to be shone the light on. There’s plenty of good points in this one guys, so tune in!

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Show Notes:

  • A brief intro to the episode’s focus. [4:23]
  • Tommy asks Doc when his panic attacks became prevalent. [5:45]
  • Doc recounts his first panic attack. [7:17]
  • What goes on through Doc’s head during panic attacks. [17:41]
  • Doc decided that he needed to seek help. [22:10]
  • Tommy’s timeline of his anxiety & progression. [23:12]
  • Sponsor recap. [25:57]
  • People thinking Doc is arrogant when he’s having anxiety. [27:50]
  • Doc’s ugly experience with an ex-girlfriend & her family. [29:52]
  • Behind the mask of people’s social media. [30:25]
  • A story from someone who “died.” [33:46]
  • Doc’s second panic attack. [37:33]
  • Doc beats his panic attack for the first time. [41:23]
  • Doc’s last anxiety occurrence. [43:20]
  • Building up an experience to beat the anxiety. [47:43]
  • Refilling a beer to finally having fun. [48:45]
  • The only way to beat a panic attack is to go through it. [50:42]
  • Wrap up. [52:10]

AdventureFit Radio

Your weekly podcast exploring fitness, adventure and life. Hosted By Bill Kerr and Tommy Ahern, AdventureFit Radio focuses on bringing you interesting interviews from all realms of fitness, adventure and life in general.