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Silent symptoms of panic attack you should know

Published on Jul 09, 2022 06:06 PM IST
  • Panic attacks come announced unlike anxiety which has its triggers due to certain stressors. An intense and irrational fear grips a person suffering from panic attack who may also feel dizzy and experience increase in heart beat. Here are symptoms of panic attack explained by nutritionist and wellness expert Karishma Shah in her recent Instagram post.
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"Panic attacks involve sudden feelings of terror that strike without warning. These episodes can occur at any time, even during sleep. People experiencing a panic attack may believe they are dying or going crazy. The fear and terror that a person experiences during a panic attack are not in proportion to the true situation and may be unrelated to what is happening around them," says Karishma Shah.(Pexels) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jul 09, 2022 06:06 PM IST

"Panic attacks involve sudden feelings of terror that strike without warning. These episodes can occur at any time, even during sleep. People experiencing a panic attack may believe they are dying or going crazy. The fear and terror that a person experiences during a panic attack are not in proportion to the true situation and may be unrelated to what is happening around them," says Karishma Shah.(Pexels)

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Feeling dizzy or tingling in your limbs: When you start having a panic attack, there is less blood in your extremities. In turn, some people feel weaker in their arms, legs, hands, and feet. This decrease in blood flow can also make your feet and hands tingle, or feel a bit numb as if you stayed put in one position for too long.(Pixabay) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jul 09, 2022 06:06 PM IST

Feeling dizzy or tingling in your limbs: When you start having a panic attack, there is less blood in your extremities. In turn, some people feel weaker in their arms, legs, hands, and feet. This decrease in blood flow can also make your feet and hands tingle, or feel a bit numb as if you stayed put in one position for too long.(Pixabay)

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Your heart rate increases or feels like its skipping a beat: If your heart rate is faster than normal, or you begin to have heart palpitations, it could be a sign of a silent panic attack. It also may be one of the first physiological symptoms you experience with any sort of anxiety.(Pexels) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jul 09, 2022 06:06 PM IST

Your heart rate increases or feels like its skipping a beat: If your heart rate is faster than normal, or you begin to have heart palpitations, it could be a sign of a silent panic attack. It also may be one of the first physiological symptoms you experience with any sort of anxiety.(Pexels)

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Intrusive thoughts: Intrusive thoughts are uncontrollable and often times conjure up disturbing images that can make the person experiencing them feel afraid to the point of immobility. Though people can experience intrusive thoughts without having a full-blown silent panic attack, they are often a symptom of one(Pexels) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jul 09, 2022 06:06 PM IST

Intrusive thoughts: Intrusive thoughts are uncontrollable and often times conjure up disturbing images that can make the person experiencing them feel afraid to the point of immobility. Though people can experience intrusive thoughts without having a full-blown silent panic attack, they are often a symptom of one(Pexels)

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Depersonalisation and derealisation: To put it simply, depersonalisation is when you feel detached from your body, while derealisation is when you feel disconnected from the world around you, and your surroundings seem distorted.(Pexels) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jul 09, 2022 06:06 PM IST

Depersonalisation and derealisation: To put it simply, depersonalisation is when you feel detached from your body, while derealisation is when you feel disconnected from the world around you, and your surroundings seem distorted.(Pexels)

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