A member asked:

When i have panic attacks, my chest gets tight, i breathe harder, and my chest hurts. is this normal for a panic attack or is this something more serious?

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Dr. Phyllis Daen answered

Specializes in Clinical Psychology

when you have a panic attack it is helpful to not hyperventilate but rather train yourself to do abdominal breathing. This will quiet your body.

Answered May 3, 2015

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