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How can I tell if i just had a panic attack?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
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In brief: Panic attack

Panic attacks can develop rapidly ; include: marked anxiety; rapid, pounding heart beat; chest tightness or pain; shortness of breath with hyperventilation; hot or cold flashes; a sense of butterflies in the stomach, nausea or even vomiting; tingling of mouth or extremities; increased sweating; feeling faint or lightheaded; headache or shaking.
There may be difficulty swallowing or tight throat;.

In brief: Panic attack

Panic attacks can develop rapidly ; include: marked anxiety; rapid, pounding heart beat; chest tightness or pain; shortness of breath with hyperventilation; hot or cold flashes; a sense of butterflies in the stomach, nausea or even vomiting; tingling of mouth or extremities; increased sweating; feeling faint or lightheaded; headache or shaking.
There may be difficulty swallowing or tight throat;.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
a sense that you are not real or that the world around you feels surreal. You may be afraid you are going crazy or that you'll die. Panic attacks usually peak w/i ten minutes & then begin to subside but can leave you exhausted or feeling residual panic.
Dr. Ajay Acharya
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Simple

U will feel (unmatched to the circumstace ) anxiety and feel palpitation, fearful that some thing bad can happen, scream, breath short shallow and rapd, sweat, stiff, restless.
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In brief: Simple

U will feel (unmatched to the circumstace ) anxiety and feel palpitation, fearful that some thing bad can happen, scream, breath short shallow and rapd, sweat, stiff, restless.
..
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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