Panic attacks refer to episodes or periods of sudden and intense fear or dread, often accompanied by extreme anxiety. Sometimes the immediate cause – like a very distressing situation – is recognised , but at other times a panic attack seems to strike from out of nowhere. Panic attacks may be experienced by anyone, with…

Anxiety is a general feeling of unease, apprehension, nervousness or fear.  Fear of facing something unfamiliar or unknown may be one cause of anxiety.  Apprehension or nervousness may also result from the prospect of experiencing something unpleasant or upsetting.  Sometimes, the source of a person’s anxiety is neither known nor recognised, adding to the distress…