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Anxiety and panic attacks

Anxiety and panic attacks

A person struggling to cope with anxiety
A person struggling to cope with anxiety

Panic attacks are overwhelming feelings of fear and panic which can come on suddenly, often without much warning. They can cause chest pain, difficulty breathing, sweating and heart palpitations.

If you get panic attacks often, and they are affecting your day-to-day life, then you should seek help from a healthcare professional. There are techniques that can help you through an episode and lifestyle changes that can help prevent further attacks.