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How do you know your having a panic attack when you're in the middle of one ?
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
6 doctors agree
In brief: Panic
You suddenly feel apprehensive & fearful, feel urge to escape, feel like u r having a heart attack or going crazy, feel nauseated or like passing out, u shake & sweat & breath fast, feel numb & like choking.

In brief: Panic
You suddenly feel apprehensive & fearful, feel urge to escape, feel like u r having a heart attack or going crazy, feel nauseated or like passing out, u shake & sweat & breath fast, feel numb & like choking.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Claude Sassoon
Clinical Psychology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Panic symptoms
During a panic attack you are experiencing a peak of anxiety that will usually last from 20 to 30 minutes.
Physical symptoms: rapid pulse, difficulty breathing, sweating, tremulousness, hot and/or cold flashes, light-headedness. Thoughts: sense of impending doom, sense of helplessness, fear of dying, loss of control, etc. Behavior: avoiding places or events, escaping, restlessness, pacing, etc.

In brief: Panic symptoms
During a panic attack you are experiencing a peak of anxiety that will usually last from 20 to 30 minutes.
Physical symptoms: rapid pulse, difficulty breathing, sweating, tremulousness, hot and/or cold flashes, light-headedness. Thoughts: sense of impending doom, sense of helplessness, fear of dying, loss of control, etc. Behavior: avoiding places or events, escaping, restlessness, pacing, etc.
Dr. Claude Sassoon
Dr. Claude Sassoon
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Dr. Susan Uhrich
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree
In brief: You may not!
For a lot of people, the first panic attack feels like you are dying! so the first doc to see that person is frequently an er doc.

In brief: You may not!
For a lot of people, the first panic attack feels like you are dying! so the first doc to see that person is frequently an er doc.
Dr. Susan Uhrich
Dr. Susan Uhrich
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