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Can a tooth ache and sinus infection make anxiety / panic worse? i've had panic attacks / agoraphobic for the last 5 months. with a bit of depersonalization. i've been seeing a psychotherapist just for 1 session so far. i'm just curious if these underlyin

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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
Not likely: Anxiety symptoms are not a sign of illness, they are the mind's ability to produce the "flight or fight" response which gives rise to many physiological changes include heart palpitations, nausea, tingling, insomnia, dry mouth, speech impairment, tremor and sweating. Depending on the cause of your anxiety symptoms, your health care provider can provide you with treatment option

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