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When I have panic attacks, my chest gets tight, I breathe harder, and my chest hurts. Is this normal for a panic attack or is this something more serious?

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Dr. Phyllis Daen
Clinical Psychology
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In brief: Yes it is normal

when you have a panic attack it is helpful to not hyperventilate but rather train yourself to do abdominal breathing.
This will quiet your body.

In brief: Yes it is normal

when you have a panic attack it is helpful to not hyperventilate but rather train yourself to do abdominal breathing.
This will quiet your body.
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