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Panic Attacks

Posted by Melissa Callaghan on

A sudden feeling of fear or terror that comes over like a wave without warning. The heart starts to pound fast, a feeling of not being able to breathe, and sometimes chest pains. Panic attacks are quite common and can affect up to 40% of the population at some time or another. There are several physical signs and symptoms of a panic attack which may include: - Racing heartbeat- Shortness of breath- Dizziness, feeling faint- Trembling- Muscle tension- Excessive perspiration- A feeling that the world around isn’t real- Fear of losing control- Feeling of dread or danger- Tingling sensation and...

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