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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Soroosh Armandi
15 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
DSM IV defintion: A discrete period of intense fear or discomfort, in which four (or more) of the following symptoms developed abruptly and reached a peak within 10 min ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Panic: Please refer to my answer above, for detail description.
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Dr. Kevin Passer
34 years experience Child Psychiatry
Anxiety: Panic attacks-when they re-occur, are part of panic disorder.It's fairly common as are the anxiety disorders in general. During a panic attack, one ma ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
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Horrible bouts : Of anxiety. See www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/panic-attacks/ds00338/dsection=symptoms panic attacks — comprehensive overview covers symptoms, causes, t ... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
A/W Dr. Jacobson.: Panic attacks may develop rapidly w sxs of: anxiety; rapid, pounding heart beat; chest tightness/pain; shortness of breath w hyperventilation; hot or ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Panic: Sense of impending doom, tense muscles, heart racing, sweating, GI upset, fast breathing, sense of urgency, fear of dying or going crazy, headache, ch ... Read More
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralf Lukner
9 years experience Internal Medicine
Did you have a quest: Did you have a question? Or are you responding to a previous question that you now think is resolved?
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Glad to hear it.: Do you have many panic attacks? If yes consider the following. Talking therapy ranks really high. Cognitive Behavioral therapy or psychotherapy can be ... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. MANOHAR CHENCHUGALLA
23 years experience Family Medicine
Sudden Fear: Panic attacks involve sudden episodes of fear, anxiety, or extreme discomfort accompanied by 4 or more associated cognitive issues (deficits in flexib ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Nervous system: There may be a number of contributors to panic attacks. One is that the body’s nervous system is engaging it’s fight or flight response. Genetics & s ... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cristina Carballo
38 years experience Neonatology
Anxiety disorder: Although my specialty is not behavioral or psych, I do know that panic attacks are related to anxiety disorder. It is best to seek psychological help ... Read More
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Dr. Clifton Schermerhorn
39 years experience General Practice
Difficult : It is difficult to do on your own...Especially if long-standing. This can be a rather complex issue...I would recommend that you see a psychiatrist f ... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravi Srivastava
35 years experience Addiction Medicine
It is a medical illn: Panic disorder is a medical illness and can occur out of the blue without a precipitant.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Antonio Garcia Merino
18 years experience Psychiatry
Not necessarily: They should resolve with proper treatment. A combination of medication and cognitive behavior therapy has the best outcome.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Nehrer
35 years experience Child Psychiatry
In a panic moment . : It is best to sit down, relax, do relaxing breathing. Think calm thoughts and say to yourself this too will pass. When the panic is over, try to fin ... Read More
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