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Panic attacks are temporary attacks of fear, anxiety, and physical symptoms that are often highly distressing for those experiencing them. These attacks most commonly occur due to anxiety disorders like panic disorder, marked by frequent panic attacks and the fear of future panic attacks. However, people without an anxiety disorder may also experience these attacks in traumatic or highly stressful situations. Since these attacks can be difficult to predict, they may also be challenging to avoid. Therefore, therapy and medication are often recommended for panic attacks or disorders. 

The articles in this category describe panic disorder, panic attacks, and their causes. They go into treatment options and coping skills you can use at home to reduce the severity of an attack when it occurs. You can also find information on how to find support from a compassionate professional.

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