Panic Attacks and Panic Disorder – Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Panic attack

Panic attack is a sudden access of intense fear or anxiety (emotional condition characterized by psychomotor restlessness, obscure fear, without reason) that cause worrisome symptoms, but not life threatening: increased heartbeat, difficulty in breathing, feelings of loss of control or impending death. Ordinarily, the symptoms last from 5 to 20 minutes and can be caused by stressful circumstances, or, just unexpected.