Panic Attacks...

                                          The Key Mental Health Institute LLC
                                      Jane Janer, Psy.D.
                                      Licensed Psychologist
1.  Palpitations, pounding heart, or acccelerated heart rate.
2.  Sweating.
3.  Trembling or shaking.
4.  Sensations of shortness of breath or smothering.
5.  Feelings of choking.
6.  Chest pain or discomfort.
7.  Nausea or abdominal distress.
8.  Feeling dizzy, unsteady, light-headed, or faint.
9.  Chills or heat sensations.
10   Numbness or tingling sensations.
11.  Feelings of unreality or being detached from oneself.
12.  Fear of losing control or going craxzy.
13.  Fear of dying.


Panic attacks may surge unexpectantly or occur as a result of a trigger. 
A panic attack is an abrupt feeling of intense fear or discomfort that peaks within minutes, for which four (or more) of the following symptoms occur: