Panic Attacks/Panic Disorder
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Suddenly and without warning, along with intense fear or discomfort, have you experienced ...
1. shortness of breath or a smothering sensation?
2. heart palpitations, pounding heart, or accelerated heart rate?
3. chest pain or discomfort in your chest?
4. trembling or shaking?
5. sweating?
6. hot or cold flashes?
7. nausea or stomach discomfort?
8. feeling dizzy, lightheaded, faint, or unsteady?
9. numbness or tingling sensations?
10. a feeling of choking?
11. a feeling of detachment from yourself or feel removed from reality?
12. fear that you will lose control or feel you are going crazy?
13. fear that you will die?
Panic Disorder Symptoms
14. Do you experience frequent, unexpected panic attacks?
15. Have you worried for over a month that you will have another panic attack?
16. Do you avoid places where you've had a panic attack or changed your behavior in any way because of panic attacks?
17. Do you have irritable bowel syndrome (stomach cramps, abdominal pain, bloating, constipation, and diarrhea)?
18. Do you suffer from chronic fatigue?
19. Do you have mitral valve prolapse (one of the heart's valves doesn't close properly)?

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