How To Help Someone Who Is Having A Panic Attack

If you are like most people, you may think panic attacks and anxiety attacks are the same things. However, they are not the same. Panic attacks strike suddenly and activate the body’s natural fight or flight response. The most common symptoms of a panic attack include rapid breathing, chest pain, numbness, heart palpitations and dizziness. Anxiety attacks last for a longer period of time than panic attacks. In fact, anxiety attacks can last days or even months. The symptoms associated with anxiety attacks include poor sleep, tense muscles, fatigue, and restlessness. When a person is in the throes of...

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