What Is A Panic Disorder

By: Bob Bastian

A panic disorder is when a person has an anxiety disorder and it is characterized by an unexpected and pattern type of episodes that create fear and other symptoms. Patients that have to go through the discomfort of having a panic disorder may find that they have chest pains, heart palpitations, shortness of breath, get dizzy, and have pains in the stomach and abdominal areas.

Many people have to deal with the problems of having a panic disorder. Many times people will go through the pain of having to live their life like this an will never get any type of treatment or help at all for it. This is going to be a hard situation for someone to go through. It is not easy to go through life feeling bad all the time and having problems with certain situations because they have a panic disorder.

There are many symptoms to a panic disorder. Many people may experience all of these symptoms or some may only have a few to help diagnose them with this problematic panic disorder. The patients that are dealing with feelings of being afraid of having sudden fear with no warning may be going through a panic attack.

Some may feel their heart pounding and they may get sweaty all over the body. Others may feel weak or dizzy. Some may even faint when they are going through a panic disorder. Hands and feet will sometimes also be numb or tingly. The fear of losing control may be in the back of some people's minds and it is not a good feeling at all. Having to deal with this type of disorder is not going to be easy and in fact, it can make it hard for a person to function at all.

There are different treatments out there for a panic disorder. There are effective ways of taking car of the problems and there is new and different research going on all the time to find more effective ways of getting this problem under control. There are therapies out there too that are going to help a person over come the problems of a panic disorder as well as many different medications that are prescribed by a physician only.

There are also many websites and people out there that will offer good advice and help for anyone that is suffering through a panic disorder. Find out more information and getting all the facts is going to be the best way to handle the pain and destruction of a panic disorder and all that it can do to the body and mind.

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