WHAT IS THE PANIC DISORDER IN MENTAL HEALTH?

SENIOR ACCREDITED PSYCHOTHERAPIST-Dr.Fawzy Masaoud-LONDON, ENGLAND

A panic attack is a burst of intense, overwhelming anxiety that generally lasts for a brief period – sometimes for as little as a few minutes and rarely for more than several hours. The attacks seem to come out of the blue for no apparent reason. During a panic attack you will notice at least four uncomfortable sensations like dizziness, a pounding of your heart , a lump in your throat, racing thoughts , lightheadeness, trembling or shaking, tightness in your chest, palpitations, diarrhea or upset stomich , rapid breathing a choking or smothering sensation, shortness of breath, numbness, or tingling fingers, hot flashes, chills or sweating. You mat feel strange and think that you are unreal or the world may seem unreal.

The symptoms develop suddenly and increase dramatically in intensity within ten minutes. At the height of panic attack , you may be terrified by one or more…

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