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What is an Anxiety Panic Attack Symptom?


Panic attacks affect many people around the world and anxiety is a very common part of life for many. An anxiety panic attack symptom is unfortunately quite a normal part of life for some people in today's stressful and busy world. Do you have panic attacks? Are you prone to anxiety or panic disorders? Can you recognize an anxiety panic attack symptom? In this brief article, I will outline some of those symptoms and also explore what a panic attack is and what causes it.

More Common Symptoms of anxiety panic attacks

  1. Rapid heart beat, pounding heart or palpitations
  2. Sweating
  3. Shaking visibly or inside
  4. Choking sensations or lump in throat 
  5. Smothering or shortness of breath sensations
  6. Chest pain or discomfort
  7. Nausea, bloating, indigestion or abdominal discomfort
  8. Dizziness or unsteadiness
  9. Feeling light-headed
  10. Derealisation (feeling unreal or dreamy)
  11. Depersonalisation (feeling outside yourself or like you don't exist)
  12. Fear of losing control or going crazy
  13. Paresthesias (numbness or tingling sensations) in face, extremities or body
  14. Chills or hot flushes
  15. Skin losing colour
  16. Blushing or skin blotches
  17. Urgently needing to urinate or defecate

An anxiety panic attack symptom, as discussed above, can vary and generally represents a variety of other afflictions. It is for this reason that it may be important to gather a variety of opinions on your health if you think you have or are experiencing frequent panic attacks. Many medical professionals incorrectly diagnose the panic attack as merely the symptom or the surface problem. It might take several visits to a physician to properly diagnose an anxiety or panic attack as a chronic problem.

Disclaimer: This site is for educational purposes only. The information provided should not be used for diagnosing or treating a health problem or disease. If you have, or suspect you have a health problem, you should consult your health care provider.