And the blasted subconscious can then cause a person intense anxiety
, that can morph into a full blown anxiety
attack, because the body reads this as a "flight or fight" response, and pumps out more adrenaline, etc.
This is at the heart of many anxiety attacks, phobias, etc. If you ask a person why it is they are phobic of spiders for instance, they can't tell you from a logical standpoint.....