Written by Mita Majumdar, M.Sc. | 
Medically Reviewed by Dr. Nithin Jayan, MBBS, DNB on Dec 12, 2013

Diagnosis of Anxiety Attack

Not everyone who has anxiety / panic attacks is diagnosed with anxiety disorder. To diagnose whether it is a panic attack or you have panic disorder, your doctor will-

Anxiety Attack Blood Test

Your doctor can make a diagnosis of panic disorder only if you experience recurrent panic attacks or panic attacks that come on suddenly, and then for at least one month you are continuously worrying about having further attacks.

Reference:

  1. Frequently Asked Questions - (http://www.adaa.org/living-with-anxiety/ask-and-learn/faqs#n16)

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