What are symptoms of a panic attack?
Panic attacks are intense periods of fear or feelings of doom that hit you suddenly, within 10 minutes. You'll have at least four of these:
- Sudden overwhelming fear
- Shortness of breath
- Sense of choking
- Chest pain
- A feeling of being detached from the world
- Fear of dying
- Numbness or tingling in the limbs or entire body
- Chills or hot flushes
From: Anxiety and Panic
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