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Researchers are also looking for ways in which stress and environmental factors may play a role. A major stressful life event, such as an accident or the death of someone close, can trigger a panic attack in someone who previously exhibited no signs of the disorder. However, it doesnt have to be a significant event to plant the seed of a panic attack. A fairly routine visitor to the doctor as a child, for example, can spark a life-long fear of all medical professionals. Symptoms of panic disorder Many people who suffer from panic disorder use similar phrases when describing an incident it feels as if you are out of control and having a heart attack. Other physical signs include profuse sweating, heavy or labored breathing, pounding or racing heart that can cause chest pain, weakness or dizziness, numbness or tingling in the hands or other extremities, a feeling hot or a cold chill, tingly or numb hands and stomach pain. While some people can identify their triggers for a panic attack, they often come on suddenly.
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