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How long does the pain or agitation last after an anxiety attack?

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Dr. Paul Pancner
Clinical Psychology 19 years experience
Depends: While actual panic attack generally lasts fro 20 to 40 minuts for most, the residual affects last quite a bit longer. Although this tends to vary from person to person, in general, residual symptoms diminish and resolve from 2 to 6 hours, depending on the circumstances.
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