Physical symptoms. Panic (attack) is a type of anxiety. Anxiety is excessive worry or apprehension that causes feelings of restlessness, irritability, difficulty concentrating, difficulty sleeping, fatigueness, and muscle tension. Whereas, panic is intense fear or discomfort that occurs abruptly resulting in heart papitations, sweating, trembling, chest pain, breathing difficulty, dizziness, fear of dying, nausea.
Panic vrs Anxiety. Panic disorder is characterized by recurring panic attacks over a 1-month period and associated worry about their implications. Panic attacks involve the sudden onset of intense physical and cognitive symptoms of anxiety that may be triggered by specific cues or occur unexpectedly.
Panic attacks are. Sudden, intense, usually brief anxiety attacks. They may be mistaken for a heart attack or other life-threatening condition. If they reoccur unpredictably, they can be classified as panic disorder. If a person avoids certain types of places associated with an attack, it is called agoraphobia. Anxiety can also be milder, more predictable or more general, including chronic worry. Read more...