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What are the symptoms of anxiety attack?

What are the symptoms of anxiety attack?

Panic attack: Panic attacks are usually brief. They often last a couple of minutes to around ten minutes. Symptoms can include a sense of severe anxiety or panic as well as chest tightness or pain and a rapid or pounding heartbeat. A person can experience hot flashes or chills and perspire heavily. There may be a sense of a tickle sensation in the stomach or nausea. When a person has a panic attack they may. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Anxiety (Definition)

Anxiety is a general term for several disorders that cause nervousness, fear, apprehension, and worrying. These disorders affect how we feel and behave, and they can manifest real physical symptoms. Mild anxiety is vague and unsettling, while severe anxiety can be extremely debilitating, having a serious ...Read more


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What are the most common symptoms of an anxiety attack and how long can those symptoms last on average?

What are the most common symptoms of an anxiety attack and how long can those symptoms last on average?

Usually Peaks @10min: "panic attacks tend to start quickly and reach a peak within 10 minutes. The peak generally lasts for about 5 to 10 minutes before the symptoms start to settle. However, it can take quite some time for all the symptoms to subside." source = page on panic disorder (adults) by the anxiety disorders assn' of british columbia in canada. For info on symptoms the page here: http://bit.Ly/pylkom. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of anxiety/panic attacks?

What are symptoms of anxiety/panic attacks?

Panic attacks sxs: : Anxiety; rapid, pounding heart; chest tightness/pain; shortness of breath w hyperventilation; hot /cold flashes; butterflies in stomach, nausea or vomiting; tingling of mouth or extremities; ^ sweating; feeling faint or lightheaded; headache or shaking, difficulty swallowing or tight throat; they usually peak w/i 10 mins. Anxiety symptoms can include feeling nervous or irritable, muscle tension >. ...Read more

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What are some of the symptoms of a anxiety attack? A sudden nervous feeling in the stomach? When I put a T-shirt on, I feel it. What is this exactly?

What are some of the symptoms of a anxiety attack? A sudden nervous feeling in the stomach? When I put a T-shirt on, I feel it. What is this exactly?

Anxiety symptoms: Physical symptoms of anxiety often include a range of symptoms including stomach tightness, shortness of breath, agitation, increased heart rate, or other physical sensations. In some cases people may experience a full sense of panic. These are likely due to cognitive and chemical changes that come from autonomic arousal (fight or flight). If problematic consider talking with a provider. ...Read more

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Can u tell me differences in symptoms of an anxiety attack and a heart attack? Thanks

Can u tell me differences in symptoms of an anxiety attack and a heart attack? Thanks

Anxiety: Anxiety attacks symptoms are similar to heart attacks. A detailed history, ECG and blood tests differentiate the 2. Risk factors like dm HTN lipids, family history, smoking etc put at risk for a cardiac event. ...Read more

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Can you please explain why physical symptoms show up after your anxiety attack?

Related: Anxiety responses cause a wide range of physical symptoms directly and indirectly. We evolved to be sensitive and reactive to perceived threat so our bodies react strongly. Anxiety attacks mobilize this further. Physical symptoms can cause and be an effect of anxiety. ...Read more

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How can I stop anxiety attack symptoms ?

How can I stop anxiety attack symptoms  ?

Relief Now & Later: Panic is fueled by oxygen. When panicking, u r getting too much! so in the moment, slow ur breathing! better yet, keep more carbon dioxide in ur system: cup ur hands & breathe in/out thru them. Do learn about panic. Some self-help strategies: http://bit.Ly/xjnhyf psychoeducation & cognitive behavioral therapy (cbt) can help u learn 2manage & even overcome panic. Get help from clinical psychologis. ...Read more

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Can infants have anxiety attack symptoms? If anxiety can be hereditary, is it possible for infants to have anxiety attack symptoms? .

Possible: Anxiety is a normal emotion felt in anticipation of the unknown.It is developed over time based on our life experiences. Infants have fear of objects and later, of strangers at about the 9-10th month and later about the 18th month. They may respond to feared objects with symptoms that resemble those seen in adults with anxiety. ...Read more

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What are signs/symptoms of depression, anxiety, and panic attacks?

What are signs/symptoms of depression, anxiety, and panic attacks?

There are many: Symptoms of depression and anxiety can include low self-esteem, irritability, changes in sleep, diminished sexual interest, appetite changes, cognitive deficits, loss of motivation, very low or very high energy levels and decreased patience. Panic is a sense of impending doom usually followed by physical changes such as increased heart rate, nausea or shortness of breath. ...Read more

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Panic attack vs anxiety attack symptoms, how do they differ?

Panic attack vs anxiety attack symptoms, how do they differ?

Essentially the same: Panic attack ; anxiety attack: basically the same. Feeling of impending doom; intense fear that often coincides with so-called physiological changes; by definition lasts at least 10 min ; at least 4 of these: shallow, fast breathing; rapid heart-rate/palpitations; chest tightness, nausea/vomiting in some cases;feeling cold ; clammy or lightheaded; trembling/shaking; feeling of dying/losing control. ...Read more