Panic disorder is where you have recurring and regular panic attacks, often for no apparent reason. A panic attack occurs when your body experiences a rush of intense psychological (mental) and physical symptoms. In Spain number of new cases of Panic attacks and Panic disorder diagnosed in 2014 is 1,630. Projected number of deaths from Panic attacks and Panic disorder in 2015 is 2710 (1,400 males; 1,939 females). In 2015, it is estimated that the risk of an individual dying from Panic attacks and Panic disorder will be 1 in 80. Psychological therapy and medication are the two main types of treatment for panic disorder.
A panic attack may be a one-time occurrence, but many people experience repeat episodes. Recurrent panic attacks are often triggered by a specific situation, such as crossing a bridge or speaking in public—especially if that situation has caused a panic attack before. But panic attacks can be cured and the sooner you seek help, the better. With treatment, you can reduce or eliminate the symptoms of panic and regain control of your life.