Panic Disorder

Can not be controlled

We fear the unknown

This is the most common mental illness in all of America. You may have it and not know what is happening. It affects women more than men; 2.5%-1.3%

Learn the symptoms

  • shortness of breath or hyperventilation

  • heart palpitations or racing heart

  • chest pain or discomfort

  • trembling or shaking

  • choking feeling, dry mouth

  • feeling unreal or detached from surroundings

  • sweating

  • nausea or upset stomach

  • feeling dizzy, light-headed or faint

  • numbness or tingling sensation

  • not or cold flashes

  • fear of dying, losing control, or going crazy

  • Avoidance of places where you experienced a previous attack which can lead to agoraphobia

  • Sudden or repeated fear attacks
  • blood pressure rises
  • person may not know when attacks will occur
  • may talk self into attack- antipathy
  • fears when next attack will occur