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Panic Attacks | Solution Hypnotherapy NI
What is a Panic Attack? It is a sudden rush of intense anxiety. It can have physical symptoms that can include breathlessness, chest pain, sweating, heart palpitations, ringing in the ears, tingling hands and feet, dizziness, nausea, feeling hot or cold. They can also be accompanied by feeling detached or feelings of being out of control or intense fear. Everyone is an individual and may experience different things. The physical symptoms of a panic attack are caused by your body going into "fight or flight" mode. As your body tries to take in more oxygen to prepare to fight then your breathing quickens. Your body also releases hormones, such as adrenaline, causing your heart to beat faster and your muscles to tense up. Anyone can have a panic attack, of any age or any background. An attack can last from 2 minutes to 20 minutes. Some people may have one or two in their lifetime, some may never experience one but some people can have them very frequently. For someone who has