Panic attacks are characterized by unexpected and repeated episodes of intense fear, accompanied by physical symptoms like rapid heartbeat, chest pains and difficulties breathing, feeling of chocking, fear of losing control and fear of dying, usually, it is not possible to predict when or where a panic attack will occur. Panic attacks are not dangerous but they are still extremely unpleasant experiences every time they happen.
Without treatment, panic and anxiety disorders can be chronic and persistent. Counselling can be helpful in reducing or eliminating symptoms and achieving a sense of safety, security and control. Eventually you should be able to reverse the downward negative spiral and live your life free of panic attacks.