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I am 18 years old(female) and have bad night terrors and wake up with racing heart.no traumatic experience/medication. what's the problem? help?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 33 years experience
Night terrors: Possible panic attacks during sleep, or a sleep disorder. Recommend first evaluation by neurologist for sleep studies, then if all normal, referral to psychiatry to explore tx for anxiety issues.
Dr. Jonathan Nehrer
Child Psychiatry 37 years experience
Get a good counselor: Hard to say here on line, find a good psychologist or psychiatrist who work in a team and get some good answers for yourself.

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