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What is a Panic Attack

Panic attacks are a mental illness that is a brief period of extreme distress, anxiety, or fear that suddenly begins and accompanied by physical symptoms and emotional. A panic attack involves spontaneous panic attacks that frequently occurs in the severity of worry about future attacks—behaviour changes to avoid situations related to the attack. Its effect on those who suffer from it and includes many unpleasant symptoms, such as fast heartbeats, frequent sweating, tremors, chest ache, and other symptoms that make a person feel uncomfortable and general disorder.

It has significant adverse effects on the human psyche and the general performance of his daily life.

The panic attack includes the sudden onset of severe fear or discomfort, as well as at least four of the following physical and emotional symptoms:

  • Chest pain or discomfort
  • A feeling of suffocation or stinging
  • Dizziness, trouble balancing, or blurring
  • Fear of death
  • Fear of madness or loss of control
  • Feelings of unreality, strangeness, or separation from the environment or surroundings
  • Sweating or chills
  • Nausea, stomach pain, or diarrhoea
  • Sensations of numbness or tingling
  • Palpitations or tachycardia
  • Shortness of breath or feeling of suffocation
  • Sweating
  • Trembling or shivering

Tips for Getting Rid of Panic Attacks:

  1. Consult a psychiatrist, because of the importance of psychotherapy in getting rid of panic attacks, because he diagnoses the causes and patterns of thinking leading to the occurrence of seizures and helps the person to deal with them calmly and not exaggerated, and can over time control his fears.
  2. Avoid caffeine because it increases symptoms.
  3. Doing exercise as a way to distract the mind from thinking about the things that cause panic.
  4. Do meditation and yoga exercises.
  5. A healthy diet helps to maintain the level of sugar in the blood because its decrease causes symptoms of panic.
  6. Do deep breathing exercises to bypass seizures.
  7. “It is important to follow all these tips to get better results,” noting that taking medications, for example, without adhering to the rest of the advice does not solve the problem.


Panic attacks can cause symptoms that the patient may develop multiple episodes of panic and fear on his own. He may also suffer from it, combined with other psychological diseases such as depression, which is one of the most common types of conditions that affect people and make him vulnerable to ending his life at any time. Consult an Psychologist who can help you get rid of the panic attacks. Pinkymind, An Online counselling App that helps get rid of fear and panic attacks with simple tips. Download the App for more support with free counselling Chat.

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