Suffers attacks of - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
suffer an attack of (some illness) (redirected from suffers attacks of)
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
Taylor Swift, 25, might feature on the Forbes list of World's Most Powerful Women but she still suffers attacks of
self-doubt and anxiety.
Today he suffers attacks of
breathlessness from walking 50 yards or talking on the phone - his wife of 49 years, Glenys, 71, will only allow him to do certain things, including washing the dishes.