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JRM
10-30-2007, 06:35 PM
The following are some of the possible anxiety attack symptoms

Physical
An extremely unpleasant sensation of adrenaline over the entire body
Sweating
Shortness of breath (dyspnea)
Racing or pounding heartbeat or palpitations
Chest pain
Dizziness or vertigo
Lightheadedness
Nausea / stomach pains
Hyperventilation
Choking or smothering sensations
Uncontrollable itching
Tingling or numbness in the hands, face, feet or mouth (paresthesia)
Hot/cold flashes
Trembling or shaking
Feeling of claustrophobia
Exhaustion
Feeling of physical weakness or limpness of the body.
Uncontrollable crying

Mental
Loss of the ability to react logically to stimuli
Loss of cognitive ability in general
Racing thoughts (often based on fear; a repeated or illogical worry)
Loud internal dialogue
Feeling of impending doom
Feeling of "going crazy"
Extreme worried feeling
Feeling of extreme nervousness
Feeling out of control
Vision is somewhat impaired; (eyes may feel like they are shaking.)

Emotional
Terror, or a sense that something unimaginably horrible is about to occur and one is powerless to prevent it
Fear that the panic is a symptom of a serious illness
Fear of losing control
Fear of death
Fear of going crazy
Flashbacks to earlier panic trigger

Perceptual
Tunnel vision
Heightened senses
The apparent slowing down or speeding up of time
Dream-like sensation or perceptual distortion (derealization)
Dissociation, or the perception that one is not connected to the body or is disconnected from space and time (depersonalization)
Feeling of loss of free will, as if acting entirely automatically without control


During a limited symptom attack less than 4 of the following symptoms would be experienced:
Limited Symptom Attack is quite simply a panic attack with less than 4 symptoms. In contrast, a full blown panic attack must include 4 or more symptoms.

shortness of breath
heart palpitations
trembling
dizziness
chest pain
perspiration
derealization
parathesia
hyperventilation
nausea
dyspnea
vertigo
lightheadness
choking sensations


fear of dying
fear of insanity

jayfoam
01-02-2008, 01:56 PM
Thanks this helped me out

DP
01-05-2008, 07:50 AM
my main was is needing the loo lol !