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What are the typical symptoms of a panic attack?

What are the typical symptoms of a panic attack?

Panic: Sudden intense fear or apprehension, accompanied by sweating, shaking, fast heart beats, shortness of breath, dizziness, nausea, choking, chest discomfort, numbness & chills. ...Read more

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Panic (Definition)

Panic is a psychological and somatic state of anxiety usually involving extreme fear, characterized by symptoms such as shortness of breath, rapid pounding heartbeat, sometimes dizziness or light-headedness, tunnel vision, a sense of unreality, and a feeling of needing to escape from ...Read more


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What are the symptoms of a typical panic attack and what brings them on?

What are the symptoms of a typical panic attack and what brings them on?

Fight-Flight-Freeze!: All of the physical symptoms of anxiety are directly the result of the cascade of physiological events that get triggered when your primitive fear & rage brain centers sense danger. Learn about this "fight or flight or freeze" response. See: http://bit.Ly/wzhvqoonce you understand the physiology of anxiety, the symptoms make sense. This doesn't make them feel less unpleasant necessarily though! ...Read more

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What are some the symptoms of a panic attack?

Panic: Sense of impending doom, tense muscles, heart racing, sweating, GI upset, fast breathing, sense of urgency, fear of dying or going crazy, headache, chest tightness, blurred vision, numbness & tingling, with symptoms lasting few minutes to 1/4 hour. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a panic attack and what causes them?

Panic attacks can : Develop rapidly ; include: marked anxiety; rapid, pounding heart beat; chest tightness or pain; shortness of breath with hyperventilation; hot or cold flashes; a sense of butterflies in the stomach, nausea or even vomiting; tingling of mouth or extremities; increased sweating; feeling faint or lightheaded; headache or shaking. There may be difficulty swallowing or tight throat; a sense that you. ...Read more

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.How long can anxiety symptoms last? I've been have symptoms of a panic attack for like 3 hours but haven't had an actual panic attack. Is that normal?

.How long can anxiety symptoms last? I've been have symptoms of a panic attack for like 3 hours but haven't had an actual panic attack. Is that normal?

Prolonged panic: Panic symptoms without danger are not normal. Please see a physician to determine cause and treatment. SSRI medications like zoloft (sertraline) help many patients with pathological anxiety disorders. ...Read more

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Which symptoms of a panic attack cause the sufferer to feel like they are going crazy?

You've identified 1: Hi. You've actually identified one already. The "fear of going crazy" is actually a sx of panic attacks. Also, after the unfortunate sufferer has one or more, ends up in the er with expensive/extensive cardiac workup, and nothing is found, the insufficienctly educated patient can conclude that he/she is "crazy" rather than having a legitimate psychiatric condition which could be treated, . ...Read more

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If propranolol only helps to reduce the "physical" symptoms of a panic attack, what. Symptoms can I still expect to feel?

I agree: You should try to slowly reduce the dosage and see how you react. Dosage monitoring is the best way to determine how well you'll be once you either severely reduce or eliminate the drug from your daily intake. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have symptoms of a panic attack without the actual panic attack? Like earlier my body went numb everything without a painc attack

Is it possible to have symptoms of a panic attack without the actual panic attack? Like earlier my body went numb everything without a painc attack

MaybeYou'reInLove: What are your usual symptoms?Are you taking any medications faithfully, or changed the dose recently? Like with heart problems there are"anginal equivalents," there can be the same with psychological problems, like your whole body going numb for a short period of time. But if it stays that way, then,well,houston,we have a problem. Or if it recurs frequently, or something else happens, see your doc ...Read more

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Panic Attack (Definition)

Panic disorder is a type of anxiety disorder in which someone has repeated attacks of intense fear that something bad will occur when not expected. The person lives in fear that ...Read more