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A 28-year-old female asked:

How do you know if you're having panic attacks? outta no where i get nervous sweat heart and mind race sometimes get dizzy how can i make this stop?

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Dr. Donald Alves
Emergency Medicine 24 years experience
Sounds like it: The missing usual symptom is the sensation that you are going to die (during attack / as result of it). Unfortunately, only long-term resolution is to address whatever is triggering them. This requires seeing a therapist/psychologist to identify problem. Your dr or a psychiatrist can work with you & therapist to rx meds to reduce severity of symptoms while working on problem. Get seen.

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Last updated May 11, 2015

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