Anxiety attacks and panic attacks share similar symptoms. It is important to recognise when you are experiencing a panic or anxiety attack as this way, you will be able to control each appropriately.
Symptoms of an anxiety attack include:
- Apprehension and worry.
Symptoms of a panic attack include:
- Fear of dying or losing control.
- A sense of detachment from the world.
- Racing heart.
Whilst each of these symptoms can indicate both panic and anxiety attack however, a panic attack may occur at random without an obvious cause. Whereas, an anxiety attack may not come on as suddenly and may have an obvious cause.