A 39-year-old female asked:
Can panic attacks occur multiple times a night every night, don't respond to ativan, (lorazepam) can't be controlled by breathing and reach hr of 180bpm? daytime
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Possible, but...: As you probably already know, this is not the classical picture for panic attacks. On the other hand, it is possible that the symptoms you describe are panic attacks.
I would suggest looking for other causes though - such as thyroid, other endocrine, or other medical disorders. Also, a large number of medications and 'recreational' drugs could contribute to anxiety/panic symptoms.
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Last updated Feb 21, 2015
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