11 doctors weighed in:
Does yawning start a panic attack?
11 doctors weighed in

Dr. Arthur Hoffman
Psychiatry
6 doctors agree
In brief: Not Really
A panic attack is actually a description of a sense of overwhelming fear with no apparent physical cause.
Now if a ''panic attack'' is quickly followed by a sneeze, no concern. If a panic attack follows a sneeze more than 50%, a thorough psychiatric evaluation would make sense in thus extremely rare circumstance. Hope this helps.

In brief: Not Really
A panic attack is actually a description of a sense of overwhelming fear with no apparent physical cause.
Now if a ''panic attack'' is quickly followed by a sneeze, no concern. If a panic attack follows a sneeze more than 50%, a thorough psychiatric evaluation would make sense in thus extremely rare circumstance. Hope this helps.
Dr. Arthur Hoffman
Dr. Arthur Hoffman
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yawning & Panic
It can be a trigger, partly related to exhaustion or poor sleep, although most panic attacks occur with no clear precipitating factor at that moment.

In brief: Yawning & Panic
It can be a trigger, partly related to exhaustion or poor sleep, although most panic attacks occur with no clear precipitating factor at that moment.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Khaled Mohamed
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree
In brief: Never heard of this
But theoretically it is possible in such case it is called situational bound panic.

In brief: Never heard of this
But theoretically it is possible in such case it is called situational bound panic.
Dr. Khaled Mohamed
Dr. Khaled Mohamed
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