Experts say that since panic attacks comes suddenly and occurs without a slight trigger, this can result into a fear of dying, losing control, and mismanaged behavior that can lead a person to go crazy.
To be able to cope up, it is best that you first identify and recognize anxiety attack symptoms to help you deal with this condition. Studies show that the first way to cope up with panic disorders is to recognize the signs of an onset of a panic attack.
Experts also say that the signs include racing or pounding heartbeat, heavy dizziness, lightheadedness or nausea, weariness or lethargy, frequent perceptual distortions, overpowering sense of terror, dread and fear of losing control that can lead a person to think that he or she is going crazy.
Aside from identifying the signs and symptoms of possible onset of attack, knowing the possible reason or reasons behind it can also help you cope up with the problem. Doctors say that panic disorders can be caused by two major factors–biological, genetics, or hereditary and by external factors.
People may suffer from panic disorder when his or her family has a long standing history of the problem. Aside from that, a person may also suffer from the disorder when he or she experiences tragic and stressful life events that caused him or her great distress.
For some people, anxiety attacks last for several minutes while in others, it lasts for a longer period of time. If you think you are prone to the condition, the best thing to do is to visit the doctor to assess your condition. A psychiatrist or a trusted medical professional can help diagnose the level of anxiety disorder and can present several treatment options to help you cope up with the problem.