Often panic attacks do not manifest alone. There is a phobia that is linked to the experience of panic attacks‚ it is Agoraphobia. In most cases, Agoraphobia and Panic Attacks go hand in hand.
What exactly is Agoraphobia?
Agoraphobia is the fear of open spaces or of being in crowded‚ public places such as shopping markets. It is a fear associated with leaving a safe zone‚ such as the home.
How does Agoraphobia feel?
Because of a feeling of being vulnerable‚ people who experience this fear often suffer from panic attacks with intense symptoms in these “open” situations.
It is true to say many people who have regular panic attacks experience different degrees of agoraphobia. Continue reading