Panic attack?

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Dr Bharat Saluja

Dr Bharat Saluja

Qualification : (MD Psychiatry)

Category : Anxiety

  • 09th

    Oct, 2017
    10:22 AM
    Panic attack?

    Posted by : Anonymous / Posted in : Anxiety

    "Expert comment included"

    How do I know if I am having a panic attack?

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Panic attack?

  • Dr Bharat Saluja 09 Oct, 2017

      Typically, panic attack presents with acute and extreme anxiety or fear and physical symptoms such as increased heart rate, shortness of breath, trembling and muscle tension. Person catastrophizes his/her symptoms and has a sense of impending doom such as fear of having a heart attack or passing out. It usually lasts for few minutes up to half an hour.


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