Step 1: Check Out All the Physical Symptoms

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    Chapter 2. Physical Causes of Panic like Symptoms
    Chapter 4. Agoraphobia and the Panic-Prone Personality
    Chapter 5. Four Complicating Problems
    Chapter 6. Panic in the Context of Heart and Lung Disorder

This section identifies all the major physical problems that can produce panic-like symptoms. By no means should you use this section (or any other in this guide) for self-diagnosis. Only a physician has the resources to determine whether any of these disorders is the cause of your discomfort and to advise you of your treatment options.

  • Physical disorders with panic like symptoms
  • Rapid or irregular heart rate
  • Chest pain
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Dizziness and vertigo
  • Multiple symptoms
  • Side effects of medication

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Staff, H. (2009, January 4). Step 1: Check Out All the Physical Symptoms, HealthyPlace. Retrieved on 2024, July 20 from

Last Updated: June 30, 2016

Medically reviewed by Harry Croft, MD

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