What Does Having a Panic Attack Feel Like?

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You may have heard stories about how scary and all-encompassing a panic attack can be from someone you know who have had one.

However, if you've never been through it, it can be difficult to comprehend the level of intensity. So, how does one actually experience a panic attack?

Panic attacks can occur without warning and might peak in a matter of minutes. They can result in both emotional and physical symptoms.

 Anxiety and panic attack is sudden and intense. Panic attacks have several symptoms. Heart palpitations, chest pain, shortness of breath, perspiration, nausea etc.

Sometimes panic attacks are triggered by fighting, public speaking, or a stressful scenario. Even if you're safe, they might create great fear.

You may be more likely to have panic attacks if someone in your family has had them before, if you've been hurt, if you're going through a big change in your life.

While most people will have at least one panic attack in their lives, other people will suffer from them frequently.

Multiple attacks per year or per day could indicate a panic disorder. This mental illness begins in late adolescence or early adulthood.

After experiencing an attack, you may be scared of experiencing another one. Contact a healthcare physician immediately and seek treatment.

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