anxiety attack


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anxiety attack

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Noun1.anxiety attack - a sudden acute episode of intense anxiety and feelings of panicanxiety attack - a sudden acute episode of intense anxiety and feelings of panic
attack - a sudden occurrence of an uncontrollable condition; "an attack of diarrhea"
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Anxiety attacks can be halted and there are incredible all natural means of accomplishing this.
The patient was incapacitated by the anxiety attack and midazolam and was incapable of giving consent.
I was worried and had an anxiety attack and couldn't sleep at all.
Jessica Lucila "Gigi" Reyes to undergo a brain scan after she hit her head during one of her episodes of anxiety attacks.
Pleasant Street, ambulance needed for a person having an anxiety attack and chest pain.
Her brother Gerry said she had suffered an anxiety attack, and programme judge Morgan said he was glad she would now have time to rest and recover after weeks of intense media scrutiny.
Prozac never went up against the likes of a Pete Carroll anxiety attack.
Sample, 51, an executive in Teaneck, New Jersey, was finally diagnosed back in 1984 after having been told that her MS was an anxiety attack, a stroke, a brain tumor, or Lou Gehrig's disease.
The mere mention of evaluation can send any seasoned administrator, coach, or student-athlete into an anxiety attack.
Three deputies observed the detainee as nervous and anxious, and one specifically observed the detainee apparently having an anxiety attack and complaining of chest pains.
Taylor Ostergaard, 18, and Lindsey Jo Zellitti, 19, were ordered to fork over $900 worth of dough when a Colorado judge ruled in favor of the girls' neighbor, who claims a knock at her door led to an anxiety attack.