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  • Panic Attacks

    Michelle Norcutt, For the Courier|Aug 17, 2022

    What is a panic attack? According to Mayo Clinic, "a panic attack is a sudden episode of intense fear that triggers severe physical reactions when there is no real danger or apparent cause." The symptoms include pounding or racing heart, sweating, chills, trembling, difficulty breathing, weakness or dizziness, chest pain, and stomach pain or nausea. Some describe the feeling of a panic attack as suffocating and can even be mistaken for a heart attack. Panic attacks can last from five minutes to...

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