Study Shows Panic Attacks Can Cause Heart Attacks, Strokes

After all the insistence from mental health researchers and others that panic attacks won’t kill you, a new study seems to indicate otherwise. The study of 3,000 women between the ages of 51 to 85 has revealed that those who have experienced a panic attack had three times the chance of having a heart attack or stroke within the 6 years following the attack. This is alarming news, since we’ve all been led to believe that there’s no cause for concern. Study organizers say that the risk is still relatively small, but this doesn’t help to alleviate the fears that […]

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