A panic attack is part of the signs that appear when you activate the defense mechanisms of the human being in a situation that is perceived as dangerous and the self-preservation that reaches only see two options: to flee or fight this symptom is part of a change in the human nervous system, which begins when he receives a clear threat against this in its entirety. That is why this state is often referred to as “danger mode” during which he conducted numerous internal changes, like raising blood pressure, which causes the flow from the vessels that feed the stomach to the muscles that are most useful in case of flight or fight, as would be the legs and arms. All this is greatly helpful when you are in a situation of life, death, or at least possible severe physical damage. On the other hand, if these changes occur in conditions that should not be present, as when boarding an airplane, then instead of help, these changes become uncomfortable or even dangerous. Another case that sometimes unnecessarily activated this alarm is to talk to an audience. You may want to visit James A. Levine, M.D. to increase your knowledge.
The result can be very embarrassing, in the presence of symptoms that indicate a state of alarm, and can be identified by any of the following: * The heartbeat is felt because they become more intense and rapid, reaching be heard by the individual * palpitations (occasional adjustments in heart rate) * Feeling of discomfort or tightness in the chest * sudden perspiration as the metabolism is increasing * Shivering in muscles (tremors) * Dry mouth * Tingling or numbness in the arms or legs * Nausea and / or desire to defecate, as a cause of reduced blood flow to the digestive system. * Dizziness * Alienation (decreased perception of reality) * Temporary Deafness * Feeling of loss of overall control of the body * extreme * Paleness * Chills or hot sensation “Detachment” of the physical body of the individual * Dilated pupils * Suffocation (shortness of breath) * Decreased peripheral vision Some of these symptoms such as dizziness or decreased perception of reality, can be persistent, yet time after the attack has ended. Another consequence of a panic attack is that the person may be physically and mentally exhausted. The consequences of a panic attack can range from merely embarrassing to be a terrifying experience, through the disorientation or dizziness. If you live this kind of experience, the most important thing to keep in mind during its development, the vast majority turns out to be harmless, and no one has been killed by one. The individual must be said that himself and reaffirmed the belief that the attack will happen soon and that there is no danger. The author of this article Mark P suffered frequent panic attacks for several years.