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A panic attack usually causes symptoms such as a racing heartbeat, hyperventilation, sweating and shaking. Panic attacks can be called panic disorder if they are recurrent and you find yourself being very afraid or changing your actions because of a fear of a panic attack. Treatments may include medication, psychotherapy, other therapies, relaxation and more. Follow the links below to find BootsWebMD's comprehensive coverage about what causes panic attacks, treatment for panic attacks and much more.

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