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    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

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    Thanks this helped me out

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    my main was is needing the loo lol !

 

 

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