U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
Chicago, IL
A 59-year-old female asked:

What makes my anxiety worse at night ? i can controll it in day time but when it gets dark i get scared of dying how can i handle this ?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Vicken Poochikian
Internal Medicine 44 years experience
Panic attacks ??: It could very well be panic attacks when you are alone at night. During the day being busy your attention is to your visual surrounding. May be at night you have certain thoughts or fears which are precipitating those attacks. Best advice is to see a psychiatrist to discuss these issues and offer you a treatment.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Last updated Oct 1, 2012


Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.