What Panic Attacks Feel Like

What Panic Attacks Feel Like

“A panic attack goes from zero to 100 in an instant.”

“It’s halfway between feeling like you’re going to faint and like you’re going to die.”

By definition, a panic attack is a sudden, overwhelming feeling of anxiety or fear, often accompanied by shortness of breath, muscle twitches, and a racing heartbeat. But unless you’re one of the 4 million Americans who actually experience panic attacks, it can be hard to understand what they’re truly like.  

Watch the video above for a better understanding of what it’s like to have a panic attack, straight from the people who experience them.

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