Anxiety disorder: If fear makes you sick
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A generalized anxiety disorder manifests itself by typical symptoms as:
A panic attack can last up to several hours for a few minutes - but in most cases it lasts about 10 to 30 minutes.
If the physical symptoms of panic disorder on the heart focus (for example, heart rate, tightness in the chest), it is called a heart phobia. From this form of panic disorder especially men in middle age are affected. Trigger a heart phobia is often a heart disease in the immediate vicinity of the person concerned or an overly intensive study of this disease.
Panic attacks occur out of the blue.
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Important to make the diagnosis, a detailed conversation.