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What is a panic disorder?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Panic disorder

Is a form of anxiety disorders which presents with sudden onset of intense fear that triggers physical symptoms for no apparent reason.
You feel like losing control, having heart attack or dying. Most attacks go away if stress is removed.

In brief: Panic disorder

Is a form of anxiety disorders which presents with sudden onset of intense fear that triggers physical symptoms for no apparent reason.
You feel like losing control, having heart attack or dying. Most attacks go away if stress is removed.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Panic disorder is an

Panic attacks sxs: anxiety; rapid, pounding heart; chest tightness/pain; shortness of breath w hyperventilation; hot /cold flashes; butterflies in stomach, nausea or vomiting; tingling of mouth or extremities; ^ sweating; feeling faint or lightheaded; headache or shaking, difficulty swallowing or tight throat; They usually peak w/i 10 mins.

In brief: Panic disorder is an

Panic attacks sxs: anxiety; rapid, pounding heart; chest tightness/pain; shortness of breath w hyperventilation; hot /cold flashes; butterflies in stomach, nausea or vomiting; tingling of mouth or extremities; ^ sweating; feeling faint or lightheaded; headache or shaking, difficulty swallowing or tight throat; They usually peak w/i 10 mins.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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