Panic Attacks - types
"A Panic Attack is defined as the abrupt onset of an episode of intense fear or discomfort, which peaks in approximately 10 minutes, and includes at least four of the following symptoms:
"A detailed booklet that describes the symptoms, causes, and treatments of the major anxiety disorders, with information on getting help and coping."
Other types of panic attacks:
"Numb/Tingling Extremities: While your heart is racing to increase oxygen flow, your brain also sends signals to cut blood flow to your hands and feet as they are the areas most likely to take the brunt of an "attack." The decreased blood flow to those areas causes numbness and/or tingling sensations."
in arms & tingling in the hands or feet
See these Coping Skills.
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