The anxiety attack can last only a few minutes. But it can also last several hours, leaving the person completely exhausted, as the symptoms can be significant. This crisis usually occurs suddenly, either in a dreaded situation or unexpectedly.
We often find the following signs:
- Palpitations, tachycardia
- Tremors or sometimes even muscle twitches
- Feeling of breathlessness, choking, strangulation
- Chest pains
- Nausea, abdominal pain, vomiting
- Feeling dizzy, headless, feeling fainting, unwell
- Feeling of depersonalization (as detached from oneself)
- Feeling of intense and inexplicable fear
The symptoms of an anxiety attack can be very impressive. They can sometimes look like a real heart attack. It is therefore very important, in the early days, to eliminate serious organic causes. To avoid the risk of missing out on a real heart problem. Cardiac arrest, we die. The crisis of anxiety, no!
Anxiety attacks can also be manifested by physical symptoms such as repetitive digestive disorders. Nausea or vomiting, stomach pain. Difficult, then, to determine if the discomfort associated with the crisis is related to the digestive discomfort ... or if it is the cause.
We often see very anxious, consult various doctors gastroenterologists, for years, before the diagnosis of anxiety is established.When these symptoms occur for the first time, they can be very impressive with physical disorders sometimes the person does not realize that they are suffering from an anxiety attack.You want to react, to give your testimony or to ask a question? Appointment in our FORUMS Stress and Anxieties or A doctor answers you!