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How long does a panic attack lasts?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Panic attacks

Varies, but usually 5-30 minutes.

In brief: Panic attacks

Varies, but usually 5-30 minutes.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Peak 10 min

Panic attacks usually peak within ten minutes.

In brief: Peak 10 min

Panic attacks usually peak within ten minutes.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Panic attacks

Usually, the symptoms of panic attacks peak within 10 minutes, but they may last longer than that.
Most people tell me that it goes away within 20-30 min. Some people say they are panicking all day long, but probably the diagnosis is different in these cases.

In brief: Panic attacks

Usually, the symptoms of panic attacks peak within 10 minutes, but they may last longer than that.
Most people tell me that it goes away within 20-30 min. Some people say they are panicking all day long, but probably the diagnosis is different in these cases.
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Dr. Pamela Pappas
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