The adrenaline response triggers more than a few physiological events, including a rise in heartrate, rapid breathing, shunting of blood from your skin and abdominal organs to the extremities and significant internal organs (heart and mind), thinning of the bloodstream, and the pupils dilate. All of these responses are very useful while you are truly met with a life-threatening or dangerous problem. But when there is absolutely no danger, these bodily reactions develop havoc, profoundly frighten the victim, and a “panic attack” results.
Signs Symptoms of Panic Attacks
The first time you experience a panic attack, you may think you are having a heart attack and dying! So you may end up in the er, seeking help for this terrible experience.
Typical signs symptoms of panic attacks include:
Racing heart, chest soreness or tightness
Constricted throat/choking sensation, a feeling that you can’t get more than enough air
Extreme terror; fear that you’re likely to lose control and take action foolish, fear you are ‘losing your mind’, or concern that death is imminent
Dizziness, thoughts of ‘unreality’, blurred vision
Numbness or tingling in the extremities
Hot flashes or chills
Anxiety attacks take about 20 minutes to fully build, peak and ebb. You’re left with residual stress and anxiety and worry, but the sheer panic is gone. You may become hence frightened of experiencing another panic attack that you be worried about it a lot, or avoid certain pursuits that you fear might bring about a different one. You might feel that if you stay in a “safe spot” or with a “safe individual” you will not have another attack. Sign Symptom In severe cases, it is possible to develop agoraphobia; you become so terrified of having another anxiety attack that you rarely leave your house. Needless to say, this disorder can ruin your life if left untreated.
Getting Help for Signs Outward indications of Panic Attacks:
Treatment will change from person-to-person based on severity along with other factors. Traditional treatment has typically consisted of medication, therapy, or a combination of the two. Modern research has shed extra light on the sources of panic attacks, and resulted in promising new cures for this unpleasant disorder. Access more information on panic attack and anxiety treatment options from the resource package below.