panic attacks

Panic Attacks & Panic Disorder

A panic attack is the sudden onset of intense fear that can trigger hyperventilation, dizziness and increased heart rate. These attacks are often triggered by something in the environment or by the person’s thoughts; their thinking may trigger unresolved memories or trauma. This process is often unconscious and therefore can catch the person totally by surprise. Hence, many people have...

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Anxiety is the distressful feeling of fear or excessive concern. It creates a sense of worry, discomfort and can cause a sense of impending doom. Anxiety can be a normal reaction to stress or stressful events. However, if anxiety becomes chronic or is significantly out of proportion to events in your life, professional help may be beneficial. It is important to reduce anxiety as it can have a...

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