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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I was worried and had an anxiety attack and couldn't sleep at all.
It doesn't necessarily take a traumatic event for a person to suffer from sudden anxiety attacks.
After a particularly trying anxiety attack, I walked my dog along the bike path.
Mrs Vine was taken to the hospital's accident and emergency department where doctors said she had suffered an anxiety attack and sent her home.
In my case, overexertion or the least amount of stress can trigger a severe flushing episode that feels like an anxiety attack.
The diagnosis: The patrolman had had an anxiety attack.
Freud ascribed his red-light district anxiety attack to the public curiosity his accidental tourism aroused.
During a lactate-induced anxiety attack, blood flow increases in the temporal poles, the same regions implicated in nonpanic anxiety.
Phaedra Brickwood, professional vocal coach, said: "Research suggests that singing in a group can help COPD suffers to improve their quality of life and help to control their breathing when symptoms flare up or when experiencing an anxiety attack.
James said: "I had an anxiety attack, maybe because I gave everything to my performance.