What is Panic Disorder?

Panic disorder is characterized by repeated panic attacks, combined with major changes in behaviour or persistent anxiety over having further attacks.

 

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Panic Attacks

 

If you’ve ever experienced a sudden surge of overwhelming anxiety and fear then you’re familiar with the feeling of having a panic attack. Your heart pounds, you can’t breathe, and you may even feel like you’re dying or going crazy.

Left untreated, panic attacks can lead to panic disorder and other problems. They may even cause you to withdraw from normal activities.

But panic attacks can be cured and the sooner you seek help, the better. With the right treatment and self-help, you can reduce or eliminate the symptoms of panic, regain your confidence, and take back control of your life

What are Panic Attacks?

A panic attack is an intense wave of fear characterized by its unexpectedness and debilitating, immobilizing intensity.

Help and Treatment

No matter how powerless or out of control you may feel about your panic attacks, it’s important to know that there are many ways to control or reduce some of your symptoms.

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