A 33-year-old male asked:
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how long can anxiety attacks last for? i get arm pain head aches sometimes breath issues. i have been told it anxiety. it lasts days. is that normal? it happened after my uncle died. ekg said no heart attack.

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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Panic: The diagnosis of panic disorder requires recurrent, unexpected panic attacks and at least on of the following characteristics: persistent concern about having another attack, worry about the implications of an attack coming on, a significant change in behavior due to concern for attack.
Answered on Dec 14, 2019

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