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What is a Panic Attack?

What is a Panic Attack?



Panic Attack?

What is a Panic Attack?

A woman named Bella in her mid 30’s was once rushed to the emergency room of a nearby hospital. She was profusely sweating and she felt like her heart was racing at one instance, such that she was unable to take a breath. She and her husband were certain that, she had a heartache. But, after a while, the emergency room doctors informed that her heart was absolutely fine and what she had met with was a Panic attack.

 

Her condition was getting worse slowly day by day with frequent panic attacks. She had the same feeling as that of before, the each time she encountered with a panic attack. It seemed like she had a heart attack.

 

Many times, most of the people confuse a panic attack with a heart attack. There is a much similarity between the symptoms of a panic attack and a heart attack. This is because a person faces breathlessness as their heart pounds during a panic attack. Your heart seems to beat at a faster rate and you experiences a feeling of dying.

 

Thus, experiencing a thumping heart, or a feeling of dying, or even an overwhelming feeling of distress and dread, are all that seems to be a Panic attack.

 

 “A Panic attack is a phase of severe, often temporarily defusing sense of extreme psychological distress or fear or, typically of an abrupt onset.”

 

Though it is often a purely horrifying feeling to the victims, anxiety attacks are literally a rising body response generally known as the psychological response or the fight-or-flight response.

 

Panic Attacks happen anywhere and at any time!

 

Did you know that panic attacks can occur accidentally? Yes, these attacks happen randomly once a person exposes to a number of events or episodes that may trigger it. They increase with a rapid speed and reach its peak and vanish without a medical guidance.

 

Panic attacks usually last for about 10 to 20 minutes, depending on the state of the event occurring in a person. And most importantly, these occur anytime, anywhere without a person’s notice. For this reason, even Bella says, these attacks are extremely frightening as there is no true danger provoking them, but these events can occur at anywhere, anytime – including while shopping, walking down the street or while dining out or even while sleeping.
A panic attack might make you feel like you are about to die or collapse, but in real, panic attacks are harmless. In rare cases, a person is required to acquire medical or psychological help to sway out the underlying cause.

 

Kill the problem, before it kills you! Are you or your loved one suffering with panic attacks? Then, you need not worry as panic attacks have effective treatment options. Visit Cadabam’s and know more about the underlying causes, effects and the best treatment options to tackle with the panic attacks.  You can also seek best psychological help and medical guidance from our health professionals, reach us @+919611194949.