Understanding Panic Attacks

A panic attack is the abrupt onset of intense fear or discomfort that reaches a peak within minutes and includes at least four of the following symptoms:
[li]Palpitations, pounding heart, or accelerated heart rate[/li][li]Sweating[/li][li]Trembling or shaking[/li][li]Sensations of shortness of breath or smothering[/li][li]Feelings of choking[/li][li]Chest pain or discomfort[/li][li]Nausea or abdominal distress[/li][li]Feeling dizzy, unsteady, light-headed, or faint[/li][li]Chills or heat sensations[/li][li]Paresthesia (numbness or tingling sensations)[/li][li]Derealization (feelings of unreality) or depersonalization (being detached from oneself) Listen to this podcast.[/li][li]Fear of losing control or “going crazy”[/li][li]Fear of dying[/li][/ul]




Bookmarked, been having this for some time now. At first I thought I was going to die. I confessed all my sins.

The first half of symptoms represent nutting