What Is a Panic Attack?
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What Is a Panic Attack?
by Patty P.
Panic attacks generally pop up suddenly in the form of intense anxiety. You become fearful, feeling very unwell and uncomfortable about yourself and your life. Panic attacks have many different symptoms -- depending on both your physiology and mindset.
Are you feeling unwell and uncomfortable as if you are having intense anxiety?
When you're having a panic attack, your body would release "Adrenaline" because you and your brain believe that you are in harmful situation. You probably feel very scared and upset. Unfortunately, these panic attacks can be with you anywhere from only a minute to well over hours.
Are you feeling scared or upset?
Some people who are having a panic attack may believe they need to go to the hospital right away. That's because you feel like you are having a heart attack or other form of serious health problem. Fortunately, the truth here is that a panic attack cannot truly hurt you physically. But the downside is obviously that you FEEL like your body is under attack and you're in danger. Sometime, panic attacks come when you feel of intense fear of your danger, feeling insecure of your life.
Are you feeling like you are under attack or being fear you are in grave danger?
Panic attacks can also occur as a side effect of certain medications. Ritalin is one drug that can lead to panic attacks in some people. The SSRI group of antidepressants have been known to increase anxiety.
In addition, panic attacks can occur when you experience things that have happened to you in the past. Perhaps something scared you in a certain situation years ago, and now you are fearful of similar situations. Your brain believes that you would be in danger again if the same situation happen.
There is no obvious reason why panic attacks occur. Sometimes it is passed along within families, like mother to daughter. If someone in your family has panic attacks, the chances of you getting them would potentially increase. There are also some illnesses that can cause the instance of panic attacks to certain groups of people. An example of this is post traumatic stress disorder. Even hyperthyroidism can cause panic attacks!
Are you having Panic Attacks?
If you're having panic attacks, you would feel like the world is closing in on you much of the time. Some people experience these attacks infrequently, while some deal with them everyday. Regardless of how often they occur, it can be destroyed your life when they occur. That's why it's important to seek treatment as soon as possible if you are under panic attack.
By understanding what are the causes of your panic attacks is the first steps you should take in dealing with them. Different causes lead to different symptoms and different treatment. Panic attacks can be devastating and ruin your normal life. By taking action to cure panic attacks today, you will be back to normal life soon.
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