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Eric C. Alcera, M.D.

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Behavioral Health

Panic Attack or Anxiety Attack? How to Tell the Difference

At the core, the differences between a panic attack and an anxiety attack are the length of the symptoms, the level of intensity and how they are triggered. While panic attacks are sudden, quick and highly intense, anxiety attacks can be either gradual build ups or abrupt, can last for hours and can be lower intensity.