Ellie Goulding Suffered Severe Panic Attacks: I Never Wanted To Be Seen As Weak | Ellie Goulding, Magazine | Just Jared Jr.

Patients living with cancer find that they feel more or less anxiety at different times. A patient may become more anxious as cancer spreads or treatment becomes more intense. For some patients feelings of anxiety may become… Read the Anxiety Disorders article > > Panic attacks are truly terrifying and can happen without warning or reason, causing sudden fear and extreme nervousness for 10 minutes or more. Physical symptoms intensify the attack: sweating, racing heart, rapid pulse, feeling faint or as if one is choking, and-perhaps worst of all-the sense of “going crazy.” These attacks are a symptom of panic disorder , a type of anxiety disorder that affects some 2.4 million U.S. adults. The disorder most often begins during the late teens and early adulthood and strikes twice as many American women as men. No one knows what causes panic disorder, though researchers suspect a combination of biological and environmental factors, including family history (panic disorder seems to run in families), stressful life events, drug and alcohol abuse , and thinking patterns that exaggerate normal physical reactions.
Read More: Under Pressure: What Is a Panic Attack?

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