It feels as though a comet struck from out of nowhere. Heavy breathing. Rapid heart rate. The only cure is air.
But there is no relief until the panic attack ends.
Anxiety is an emotion experienced by everyone at some point. However, when this emotion begins to prevent one's ability to lead a normal life, it becomes a completely different ballgame.
This anxiety has metamorphosed into a disorder some students deal with on a day-to-day basis. Students who combat anxiety disorders are usually in constant worry or fear of certain surroundings and situations.
It can be hard for some individuals to tell whether they are reacting to situations out of normal anxiety and everyday stressors or if this emotion has unraveled itself into a taunting roadblock.