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How do I know I have a panic attack?

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Dr. Claude Sassoon
Clinical Psychology
6 doctors agree

In brief: Peak of anxiety

Panic attacks are a sudden surge of fear that last 10 to 30 minutes.
Typical symptoms are: difficulty breathing; sweating; chest pain; unsteadiness, dizziness; feelings of unreality; trembling or shaking; tingling or numbness; nausea or abdominal distress; palpitations or tachycardia; choking, smothering sensations; hot flashes or cold chills; fear of dying; fear of going crazy or losing control.

In brief: Peak of anxiety

Panic attacks are a sudden surge of fear that last 10 to 30 minutes.
Typical symptoms are: difficulty breathing; sweating; chest pain; unsteadiness, dizziness; feelings of unreality; trembling or shaking; tingling or numbness; nausea or abdominal distress; palpitations or tachycardia; choking, smothering sensations; hot flashes or cold chills; fear of dying; fear of going crazy or losing control.
Dr. Claude Sassoon
Dr. Claude Sassoon
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Dr. Susan Uhrich
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: You will know

When you suddenly feel like your heart is beating out of your chest, like you can't breath and you are afraid you are going to die---all for no reason.

In brief: You will know

When you suddenly feel like your heart is beating out of your chest, like you can't breath and you are afraid you are going to die---all for no reason.
Dr. Susan Uhrich
Dr. Susan Uhrich
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