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Panic attacks are a worldwide phenomena that affect millions of people, most of which do not
situations that can drive people to respond with abnormal fear or anxiety. Often times, these fears
or phobias can occur o...
that induces them.
Your head literally feels like someone is squishing it, usually a byproduct of a tense or stressful
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normally not that severe unless your attacks are an everyday event.
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In This Article We Are Taking A Look At Some Symptoms Of Panic Attacks


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If you are susceptible to panic attacks, you could learn how to deal with them much more effectively by knowing what symptoms to look for. Panic is real, and it comes out in many ways, both mentally and physically. Psychological factors are normally the precursors for panic disorders that most people have. By altering the way that you think, and removing irrational thought processes, you can begin to eliminate panic disorders from the root.

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In This Article We Are Taking A Look At Some Symptoms Of Panic Attacks

  1. 1. why panic attacks can change Panic attacks are a worldwide phenomena that affect millions of people, most of which do not know what signs and symptoms to look for in order to handle this problem effectively. Panic is real, and it comes out in many ways, both mentally and physically. The underlying cause for panic attacks, symptomatically speaking, are mentally related. If you realize that many of your problems could be caused by your irrational thoughts, then you can work on changing your thoughts. The following paragraphs will reveal common symptoms that you need to recognize in regard to this disorder. Panic attacks affecting your life? If so, keep reading. It is common in today's very busy culture to become stressed in your day-to-day life. Healthcare issues, along with money problems, plague most of us causing heightened feelings of anxiety and tension. Handling panic attacks begins with knowing what symptoms they may cause; keep reading to find out how to handle these situations. Personality traits with each and every person usually originate from the time of childbirth. As you get older, you will slowly learn to deal with negative issues such as anxiety and stress. Some handle situations and come through with flying colors, while others become nervous wrecks. Panic attacks can actually be generated by small events that hit you the wrong way. The following paragraphs will detail specific indicators that you should be aware of in regard to panic attacks and how to take care of them. You will find that a panic attack can happen to anyone no matter what age they are. Panic attacks are not something to be taken lightly and anyone who suffers from them will tell you that. Some of the symptoms can also be very frightening if your not ready for them. You will not be able to predict when a panic attack will happen. Panic attacks are experienced by nearly three million people in the United States alone. In this article we will be talking about panic attacks and pointing out some of the symptoms associated with them. Normally, everyone will end up having a panic attack at least once. There are of course those people that don't stop at one and end up with many, which is really not good. The fact is that many individuals will have a panic attack and never even know it. If you want to be able to keep your panic attacks from getting worse you need to be able to identify the symptoms. Stress is the largest cause of these attacks and it is your body responding to that stress. One of the first physical symptoms that you should be aware of in regard to anxiety disorder is neck and shoulder pain. You should determine if it is caused by some actual physical work you did, or the pain is a result of stress. Psychological disorders can cause your body to tense up, which can cause muscle pain in these areas. You may simply need to slow down and start relaxing on a normal basis for this pain gradually go away. To begin relaxing, start smiling, and you will see that it is much easier to unwind. Many symptoms are involved when you are having a panic attack, something you need to know as you try to get rid of them. One symptom that is experienced by many are heart palpitations that come out of nowhere. If your heartbeat is so loud that you can actually hear it, you are more than likely experiencing a severe panic attack of some kind. Panic attacks and heart attacks are often confused because of the symptom that is related to a fast beating heart. If it really was a heart attack, it would be a continuous pain with a crushing sensation inside the chest. The odds of having a heart attack are very great, which means that if you are having heart discomfort, it is probably related to an anxiety issue. There are certain
  2. 2. situations that can drive people to respond with abnormal fear or anxiety. Often times, these fears or phobias can occur on a regular basis which can be very delimiting for the person experiencing these emotions. Phobias are usually attributed to some type of inherited genetic imprint that comes from DNA opposed to experiential situations. These types of phobias include being afraid of snakes, bugs, and extreme heights. Some things are more understandable than others, but it might be hard to understand why someone would fear walking on a sidewalk and fear stepping on a crack. Phobias can be situations that make you mildly anxious, or those that can cause full-blown panic attacks. Some people do not like large crowds or gatherings; these people will typically stay at home where they feel safe opposed to journeying out to a crowded area. Fear is something that is very real, and it needs to be confronted and dealt with before it ends in panic attacks. You may be surprised to learn that panic attacks can actually appear as if the person suffering from it is insane. If you have never been through this yourself you can't imagine what it is like to be that anxious and lose all control. While everyone has to deal with stress every now and again, but an actual panic attack is a thousand times worse. Not everyone has such severe cases of panic attacks, and some people only have to deal with them every now and again. You don't have to live with panic attacks at therapy and other treatments are available. Panic attacks have many symptoms, one of which is a dire need to go to the bathroom immediately to defecate or urinate. I am sure at one point in time you have witnessed a child that ended up urinating in their pants simply because they were scared. Adults can have the same thing happen to them, and this is one symptom of a panic attack. Having a strong need to go to the bathroom when you are really nervous about something is a sign of a panic attack. The big problem comes in when you are miles away from the nearest facilities. In fact sometimes you are completely unable to control it, like if you were in an accident or even if you just escaped getting into an accident. It is common for many people that are experiencing a panic attack to feel as if they have been lifted out of their body. More times than not, these experiences have a strange feeling associated with them like a dreamlike state. Stressful situations like these may induce the mind to create places that do not exist to help us deal with the stress. In a way, the entire event becomes emotionless, and allows you to be less involved emotionally. Typically, if the event is very traumatic, it will be extremely surreal, making us question if it was genuine or something we experienced in the dream state. Learning how to become relaxed in a moment of stress can help improve your overall well-being even if you do have regular panic attacks. Shortness of breath, and anxiety attacks, are closely related together, something you need to know. The inability to breathe right only exacerbates your panic attack, making it worse until you get control of your respiration. If you have ever had an experience where you could not breathe, this is the same feeling you would feel. When you can't get your breath, or you struggle to breathe, if you weren't panicking before, you will be soon. The solution to this problem is usually found by taking deep breaths instead of shallow ones. Proper breathing is an excellent technique you need to learn, especially when these types of panic attacks occur. Stress can also cause physical maladies such as a headache which is a symptom of anxiety or fear. Doctors will often label these types of headaches as "tension headaches" due to the stress
  3. 3. that induces them. Your head literally feels like someone is squishing it, usually a byproduct of a tense or stressful experience. Several types of headaches, including migraines, are not created by stress or anxiety, though they can worsen as a result of these feelings. Typically, simple things like reading too much or working on a computer for hours on end can induce these headaches and can be made worse through negative emotions. So, if you do suffer from these types of headaches, by learning how to relax or meditate, you can help abate these types of situations. When many people are suffering from a panic attack they have reported that they have a choking sensation. These attacks last longer than a minute and on average people will be experiencing there panic attack for at least 15 minutes. The stress that you feel when you think your choking, but your really not can end up making your panic attack even worse. I can not imagine what it is like to go through this day after day, but can you even imagine what it must feel like the first time it happens with no warning? Another thing that can clue you in to the fact that you are having a panic attack is hyperventilation. People react so differently to stress, because one person can't get their breath, and another one breathes too fast. Of course hyperventilating is not always due to panic as some medical conditions can also trigger this type of breathing. To make matters worse, you will find that hyperventilating because of a panic attack can lead to more panic, which leads to more rapid breathing and on and on. Getting your breathing under control during a panic attack can be done by telling yourself that nothing is wrong, this may help to slow your breathing. One thing you should learn are a few meditation and breathing techniques as this will help with your panic attack and your breathing. If you are currently experiencing hot flashes, or chills that make you shiver, you may be experiencing symptoms of a panic attack that is going to occur or is occurring right now. The body has a nervous system and there are nerve endings all over the body. What happens during a panic attack is that communication between the brain and the nervous system is eliminated or reduced. The body then reacts by making you feel cold or hot, which is actually the result of the panic attack itself. Hot flashes, and cold flashes, are usually attributed to the flu but many times it may be a panic attack that you are experiencing instead. Your mind is a very powerful tool; that is why when it believes something, yet it is not true, your panic attack may come full force because of this mental misperception. Many people will be able to identify with the fact that they are having a panic attack if they sweat excessively during a fearful moment. Imagine how embarrassing, when you are at work, or out with friends, and all of a sudden you start sweating like you were sitting in a sauna, and there is no reason for it. Usually, it is pretty easy to tell the difference between sweating for no reason and sweating because you have been on a treadmill for one hour. Sometimes you could be relaxing on your sofa, and the sweat will profusely appear. If this has ever happened to you, then just thinking about it makes you shudder, because of the embarrassment you felt trying to hide it. Numbness in your hands and fingers are usually a physical component of having a panic or anxiety attack. Panic attacks may be more mental, but the inner stress comes out in the physical. Bloodflow is another issue to consider, specifically if it is interrupted for any period of time.
  4. 4. So if you start feeling your hands becoming numb, or your feet, this could be part of stressful situation or anxiety that you're feeling at the moment. Stress does a lot of things to the body, and it can be different for each person. Although numbness in your fingers may be related to something like carpal tunnel syndrome, it may also be the result of a panic attack. Many people have also said that they have thoughts they can not get rid of during the attack. And as you can imagine the thoughts people have are never good, and they don't go away during the panic attack. The actual thought many suffers have are about a problem they are facing but their minds end up turning these problems into nightmares that can seem real. What ever you are struggling with your mind can turn against you and show you the worst possible outcome. And to top it all off it can also just keep repeating the same thing over and over. If you are suffering from anxiety or stress you will be able to tell because you body can be effected. Heart burn is something that can happen not because of the food you eat but because of the stress your dealing with. For some people stress and anxiety can even end up making you get sick. And when the stress causes these physical issues you can end up with more panic. Having those symptoms alone can make you absolutely miserable. Not to mention that your stress level will also increase when you are having more symptoms. And now you know all the things that stress can do and why you should avoid any king of stress. To conclude, panic attacks are usually the result of focusing your mind on something that may or may not happen, but nevertheless causes you to become afraid. The anxiety attacks that you have come from fear; the more fear that you have, the greater it will become and grow to be. The only way to stop panic attacks from happening is to deal with your anxieties in an appropriate manner. For the symptoms to be related to a panic attack, they need to happen together and not occur one at a time. For the symptoms to be related directly to a panic attack, three or four of them must occur during specific situations. It is possible to have any type of panic attack, ranging from extremely intolerable to mild and forgettable. Just keep in mind that if you continuously experience multiple symptoms, specifically the ones we have just mentioned, you may be having anxiety attacks regularly. Understanding the symptoms that are related to having a panic attack is your best defense against them. People that have never experienced a panic attack may not believe in them, however they are very legitimate. More than likely, if you saw something extremely frightening that you were not expecting, you would definitely have a panic attack because of it. By simply learning how to handle your fear, you can reduce your chances of having a panic attack. How these people that deal with this on almost a daily basis is truly mind boggling. Panic attacks is something that many people deal with, but if you are able to cut back on stress in your life you may not have to deal with these attacks as often. Learning about the symptoms of panic attacks can give you a way to be prepared if you start having any of them. Don't forget that there are ways for you to treat and even get rid of your panic attacks and one of those ways is to talk to a therapist or going to a doctor to see if there is a medication that can help you. Because stress is becoming a part of everyones lives the amount of panic attacks people have keep rising. There are quite a few people who live with panic attacks every day and for you, you may want to think about some type of treatment. One good thing is that when most people have a panic attack it is
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