Panic Mechanic 12+

Take Control of Panic Attacks

Allostatech LLC

    • 5.0 • 2 Ratings
    • Free
    • Offers In-App Purchases

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PanicMechanic shows you how your body is responding to your panic attack. It is backed by science and gives you a sense of control when you need it most. Download PanicMechanic today to overcome your panic attacks whenever and wherever they happen.

We created PanicMechanic because we suffered from panic attacks. The biofeedback-based approach we deliver is what worked for us, and PanicMechanic is our way of sharing it with you. Our hope is that it will help you get through your panic attacks, understand what is happening to your body, and identify your common triggers.

How it works

When you feel a panic attack coming on, open the app and it will prompt you to place your finger on your phone’s video camera. Several times throughout the attack, your body’s panic response will be recorded. You will also record stress levels, exercise patterns, and lifestyle habits that might help predict future panic attacks. The app lets you watch your body’s panic response decrease as your panic attack ends. After you’ve logged at least one attack, the app can start giving you information such as, “Based on your average attack, you only have 2 more minutes until the end! You got this!” You can see your panic attack history and learn for yourself what circumstances make you most likely to have an attack. Best of all, users say that the app gives them a sense of control during the attack.

Check out our video describing how PanicMechanic works here:

Why it works

Research on panic and anxiety suggests that by tracking your body’s fear response, you will be able to anticipate your pattern of responding which will help you gain control of your anxiety. By using PanicMechanic during several panic attacks, you will learn how your body will likely respond to certain situations and triggers.


-Measures stress during attack

-Graphs body’s anxiety response

-Tracks triggers

-Gives statements of encouragement

-Displays panic attack data history

-Determines panic attack duration

Pricing and Terms

PanicMechanic is free to use.

PanicMechanic Terms of Service & Privacy Policy:

Follow us on Instagram: @panic.mechanic

Follow us on Twitter: @PanicMechApp

What’s New

Version 3.3.1

- Complete redesign of PanicMechanic app to improve user experience
- Expanded list of triggers with ability to customize
- Updated visualizations of panic attack summary and history
- Guide section that provides helpful information on panic attacks

Ratings and Reviews

5.0 out of 5
2 Ratings

2 Ratings

Plus 1 for science ,

So simple, so effective

This rather nifty app has helped me manage severe attacks where I feel incapable of moving and having trouble breathing (heaving). Not only does seeing your progress improve during your panic attack give you some confidence that you’re rounding the corner, but I found going through the questionnaire helpful in redirecting my attention away from the attack.

sarinipity9 ,

Amazing Resource

PanicMechanic has helped me so much. I feel comforted knowing I have PM at the tip of my fingers (literally) for any situation I might find myself in. Thank you PanicMechanic!!!

Developer Response ,

We're so glad that you've enjoyed the app and found it helpful! If you ever have any comments or thoughts about how we can make the app even more helpful please let us know by emailing us at :)

sunnydayze ,

Close but not yet there

I want to love this- it’s a great idea. But trying to get the phone to read my heart rate and the running timer at the top made my anxiety even worse. Any way to make it easier for the iPhone 11???

App Privacy

The developer, Allostatech LLC, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Not Linked to You

The following data may be collected but it is not linked to your identity:

  • Location
  • Contact Info

Privacy practices may vary, for example, based on the features you use or your age. Learn More

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