Suffering attacks of - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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suffer an attack of (some illness)
To be stricken by a sudden or acute onset of some kind of illness or its symptoms. I went to bed early last night after suffering a severe attack of indigestion. He suffered an asthma attack halfway through the hike.
suffer an attack (of an illness)
1. Go to an attack (of an illness).
References in periodicals archive
JO had been suffering attacks of
intense fatigue for years, but did nothing about it.
Other contestants might be shaking in the wings and suffering attacks of
nerves, but Russell cannot wait to get out there and strut his stuff.
The 55-year-old bravely battled on to Everest's base camp despite having to inject herself with insulin in freezing temperatures and suffering attacks of
low blood sugar.