Panic attacks are sudden periods of intense fear accompanied by physical and psychological symptoms.
Symptoms might include heart palpitations, heavy sweating, a feeling of not being able to breathe, racing thoughts, fear of getting a heart attack or fear of going crazy.
When I experienced my first panic attacks, I had no clue as to what was happening to me. I had never heard of panic or anxiety disorder, nor did I know anyone with similar experiences.
Panic attacks are very overwhelming and scary. If you think you are experiencing panic attacks, please connect with your social circle and healthcare professionals. There are several ways to help you deal with them.
Anxiety, Panic Attacks and Depression: the Importance of Self Care If you have every had a panic attack, you know that afterwards you feel exhausted.