Panic attacks are a manifestation of anxiety limited in time. It lasts around 20 minutes.
During panic attacks the sensation of fear or discomfort is accompanied by at least 4 of the following symptoms ( which appear suddenly and reach their highest intensity in about 10 minutes):
– Strong / irregular/ rapid hearth beats;
– Difficult breathing;
– Contractions of the muscles;
– Dizziness/ Instability ;
– The fear of loosing control;
– The fear of going mad;