Limited Symptom Attacks occur randomly and do not indicate a full blown anxiety disorder. However, you are still at risk. You will experience a few of the following symptoms but will not be actively avoiding situations which you fear will trigger an anxiety attack.

Limited Symptom Attacks Symptoms

Psychological Symptoms

  • Feeling of losing control.
  • Fear of dying or imminent doom.
  • Feeling of going crazy.
  • Feelings of not being in your body, drifting away.

Physical Symptoms

  • Hot and cold flushes.
  • Nausea, sinking feeling in the stomach.
  • Shaking, trembling, jerking movements.
  • Sweating.
  • Breathing difficulties.
  • Heartbeat irregular, racing or beating strongly.
  • Tingling sensations or numbness especially in fingers and toes.
  • Chest pains
  • Dry mouth and choking sensations

Limited Symptom Attacks Treatment

  • Relaxation
  • Exercise
  • Hypnotherapy – cognitive behaviour techniques
  • Deliberate changes in daily habits and lifestyle.
  • Anti Stress techniques