panic attack

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By Ask the Doctors • February 17, 2021

Dear Doctors: I had this scary episode happen where all of a sudden, it felt like the world wasn’t real. My heart was racing and I thought I was going to pass out. The friend I was with said it was probably a panic attack. Is there any kind of [...]

By Ask the Doctors • November 20, 2020

Dear Doctor: I was having a panic attack and thought I might faint. My dad had me breathe into a paper bag, and it helped me calm down. I’ve only ever seen that on TV. Why did it work? Was it because I ended up doing deep breathing?

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By Ask the Doctors • September 16, 2020