Panic disorder is an anxiety disorder . It causes panic attacks, which are sudden feelings of terror for no reason. You may also feel physical symptoms, such as Fast heartbeat Chest pain Breathing difficulty Dizziness Panic attacks can happen anytime, anywhere and without warning. You may live in fear of another attack and may avoid places where you have had an attack. For some people, fear takes over their lives and they cannot leave their homes. Panic disorder is more common in women than men. It usually starts when people are young adults. Sometimes it starts when a person is under a lot of stress. Most people get better with treatment. Therapy can show you how to recognize and change your thinking patterns before they lead to panic. Medicines can also help.

Panic Disorder Discussions

  1. link Sixfigure
    Severe ill, I feel sick 24 hours a day
    I suffer with severs physical illness 24 hours a day for 2 years now. I am just so sick, I have stomach aches abdominal pain trouble breathing chest p - 82% more...
    Sixfigure- over a year ago - in Panic Disorder
  2. link Auds09
    I need answers
    I have been suffering with panic attacks for the last 11 years on and off. However I am now experiencing a different type of panic. If I am engaged in - 83% more...
    Auds09- over a year ago - 4 Replies - in Panic Disorder
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    Yaz influenced Panic Disorder
    I am 20. I have Panic Disorder with agoriaphobia, Anticipatory Anxiety, Irritability Anxiety, ADD, Depression, Chronic Constipation and Chronic Pelvic - 98% more...
    Shelly75149- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Panic Disorder
  4. link Pmartinelli
    I have Panic Attacks.
    I have had panic attacks for 7 years and found. 2mg of Xanax helped tame the attacks very well and I never felt better in my life. I am so happy to be - 19% more...
    Pmartinelli- over a year ago - 11 Replies - in Panic Disorder
  5. link Missyxx
    Thank god for clonopin
    I started having panic attacks 3 months ago,so my last er visit they gave me ativan which helped me feel better.Later that week I saw my doctor and to - 67% more...
    Missyxx- over a year ago - in Panic Disorder
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