Everyone experiences feelings of anxiety and panic at certain times during their life. It's a natural response to stressful or dangerous situations.
Panic is when you experience high levels of anxiety. You will feel uncomfortable physical symptoms in your body.
- Rapid heart beat
- Tingling in hands and feet
These feelings can be very severe and you may feel frightened. You may also notice:
- That you have started avoiding people or situations
- Changes in your thinking. E.g. the worst thing possible will happen or that you are having a heart attack