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Many times we hear that a famous person or friend has once again experienced panic in his or her life or more may have happened to us and simply could not identify it. For example, have you ever experienced sudden breathlessness, rapid heartbeats, and dizziness or sweating on your hands?
These symptoms come on suddenly and in most cases create feelings of fear that something is happening to health and especially to the heart. Unless you have a medical diagnosis that correlates and confirms the devastating thought created, we may see a panic attack and perhaps then we can understand and, if not, forgive you for the powerful and ugly symptoms we have. has caused.
Initially, the feeling of fear we have when we suffer from panic attacks appears without any specific irritants that can be considered as a source. But they may be secondary causes that reinforce it, such as physical exhaustion, high intake of caffeine, and weakening of the immune system. We can make an analogy of the onset of panic attack with the first symptoms of the flu.
It is important to note that in no case is panic attack directly dangerous to health, while it may also occur during sleep. But let’s see what are the symptoms that lead us to explain somatic sensations.

The opinion that most people have at the moment of a panic attack is that they are having a cardiac attack. This view has no medical basis, given that the usual pain in the case of emphysema (central pain in the chest oriented mainly to the left shoulder or chin) remains stable. Whereas, in panic attacks the pain is increasing in intensity, due to the increase of oxygen in the brain as a result of the increased pace and depth of inspiration. In addition, increased heart rate and increased arterial pressure evoked during a panic crisis do not allow the individual to lose his or her feelings and pass into a state of distress, even if he or she has sensations. In those moments there is a feeling of fear that I will lose control, while in fact having the real ability to act in the right way.
Also, during the panic crisis the body enters a state of self-control where attention is focused on somatic activities in order to react at any moment to protect itself.
Regarding the social relationships of the person experiencing panic attacks, it is often asserted that the feeling of avoidance or feelings of shame towards others, especially if they are aware of their experiences. In most cases, other people do not perceive panic attacks, but understand the self-defense behaviors developed by the person suffering from the attacks. These reactions are formed by the individual for the prevention and treatment of the next attack. Everyone, for example, facing panic attacks usually always carry a bottle of cold water with them if they experience dizziness. The water bottle is explained as protective behavior.
Panic attacks have specific morphologies. The main feature is that they appear suddenly and there is no rigid way to end them. However, they leave on their own after a few minutes (approximately 20 minutes). But, recurring panic attacks may occur for several hours. The main consequence of crises is that the fear is not due to an external threat or real danger.
Lastly, anxiety attacks should not be linked to panic attacks. Anxiety crisis is differentiated from a panic attack when there is no interpretation of the possible personal exhaustion of somatic feelings by the person himself (“something bad will happen”, “may die”, “may suffer cardiac arrest”).
{Take the time for the panic attacker to prove that he is not capable of hurting you in the way you believe in those moments of crisis, he may simply want to remind you that you always need to take care of your mental health}.