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A 32-year-old male asked:

I have anexity and i have the following symtoms: dizzy, nausea, tight head, not sure what's wrong with me, i had a really bad anexity attack after drinking and working too hard for a month and i thought i was having a heart attack... had the same symptoms

2 doctor answers10 doctors weighed in
Dr. Lawrence Smith
Clinical Psychology 31 years experience
Relax: The symptoms you list are consistent with those of a panic attack. During a panic attack many people fear that they are having a heart attack or are dying. After your physician has assured you that your heart is fine and that your symptoms can't be explained by a medical condition, you might want to seek treatment for the anxiety symptoms. Drinking and working too hard could also be addressed.
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Acute anxiety can…: Trigger the symptoms you describe. Do you take any medications for the condition? If not, see your fp or a psychiatrist for workup to rule out cardiac disease, hyperthyroidism, etc. Try to limit the amount of caffeine you drink. Moderate exercise when you're feeling tense/ anxious can help burn off excess Adrenalin accumulated from unresolvable stress situations.
Last updated Jan 3, 2020
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