How to Stop a Panic Attack in under 5 min

7 Battle-Tested Tips that will end an anxiety attack fast

Dr. Christine Sauer, MD ND
5 min readMar 16, 2022

If you have ever felt a sudden rush of anxiety and worry, and experienced the symptoms of terror listed below, then you were most likely experiencing a panic attack, also called anxiety attack.

For some it may feel like a heart attack, like they are going to die, others may experience breathing difficulties and feel they may be passing out or even suffocate.

How Do You Know If You Are Having a Panic Attack?

Here are the typical signs and symptoms of a panic attack (also called an anxiety attack):

  • Tunnel vision
  • Dizziness or Lightheadedness
  • Fear of dying
  • Racing heartbeat
  • Fear of losing control
  • Sweating
  • Tingling in the extremities
  • Flushes or chills
  • Feeling like you aren’t real
  • Breathing too fast, leading to the feeling that you can’t breathe
  • Fight or flight
  • Flushed face
  • Feeling of Imminent Dread

The Symptoms May Be…



Dr. Christine Sauer, MD ND

German-trained physician, Brain & Mental Health Professional, Educator and Coach; Helping Rising Stars to Sparkle —