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feeling faint due to fear and anxiety

A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dimitri Novitzky
51 years experience in Thoracic Surgery
Roxicodone (oxycodone) and < 3 %: Body as a Whole: abdominal pain, accidental injury, allergic reaction, back pain, chills and fever, fever, flu syndrome, infection, neck pain, pain, p ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Maureen Mays
Specializes in Clinical Lipidology
Talk to someone!: Talk to your a counselor, or your doctor about finding a counselor. The key is to let someone know of your feelings. With some counseling and most ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
24 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
Adrenaline: Release of adrenaline is responsible for the tachycardia.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Michael
14 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Possible: Hi, you should be thoroughly checked out by a physician first, but it is quite possible that anxiety causes you to feel dizzy and to feel faint. This ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Yes -: sounds like stress related emotional & physical symptoms. To address stress: Talk about feelings & address problems. Don't avoid them. Aim for ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Bey
56 years experience in Psychiatry
Yes: Anxiety can cause many sx but u still need a good check up. 4 example the initial name of MS is frequently hysteria.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Berry
13 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Psychotherapy: Find a reputable psychotherapist to assist you in identifying the factors of your anxiety about fainting. Anxiety means different things to different ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Howard
40 years experience in Gynecology
See details: Yes it can but there are also medical disorders that can cause the same symptoms such as thyroid disorders. I would see an internist for a complete h ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Anxiety: can manifest as panic. Whatever you call it, you would do well to see a mental health pro such as a clinical psychologist who specializes in the symp ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Work with your: Breathing. F you can find a quiet place - do so. Breath in slowly ; deeply through your nostrils. Fill your lungs with air (but not to the point of d ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
NEED PSCHIATRIC CONS: With your symptoms of anxiety and fear of persons i will suggest you cosult a psychiatrist for evaluation and treatment of your symptoms.
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bassam Amawi
48 years experience in Psychiatry
Yes: Yes mood symptoms ( anxiety and depression) can present as somatic complains...!
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Seek eval: If this is the case, it would definately be prudent to seek prompt evaluation for your breathing problems. Panic attacks have panic as one of the sym ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Panic can manifest: In many ways and magnify small symptoms into big ones. Please have your doc examine you to rule out underlying medical conditions and then see a ment ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Yes: Consider CBT therapy to learn skills for life! Don't just rely on pills. They are only meant for short term and all research shows they work best w/ g ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Fred Gallo
35 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Unlikely: A panic attack involves intense fear and sensations associated with the hpa axis: rapid heart, tingling, urgency, etc. You could be experiencing anxi ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
21 years experience in Psychiatry
Yes: Some people do not feel the emotional side of anxiety and show only physical symptoms. I would suggest you have a physical exam if you have not recen ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Pounding heart: If it is episodic & accompanied by other symptoms of anxiety, and not a result of medications you are taking, then possibility is panic attack, but fi ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Delight Thompson
17 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Unlikely: It is very unlikely that ONLY anxiety would lead to a heart attack. Anxiety can increase blood pressure, heart rate and breathing but in over 15 years ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Kaplowitz
44 years experience in Pediatric Endocrinology
Quite possible: Hyperthyroidism commonly causes rapid swings in emotional state so anxiety and feeling like you are going crazy may be due to your overactive thyroid. ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christian Assad
13 years experience in Cardiology
Not at 25: Anxiety is stress and stress is not good. Different body conditions and individuals manage and tolerate stress in different ways. - If you are stresse ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
Exam and therapy: I suggest a comprehensive medical examination and metabolic testing as well as psychotherapy with a therapist using CBT ( cognitive behavioral therapy ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience in Cardiology
You may have an : Anxiety disorder...Cognitive behavior and/or medication may be useful...Talk to your physician.

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