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Can anxiety and panic disorder and ocd cause extreme physical and mental fatigue ?

Can anxiety and panic disorder and ocd cause extreme physical and mental fatigue ?

Fatigue, OCD, Panic: I feel empathy for your extreme physical and mental fatigue At age 19, problems and conflicts with parents, relationships with turmoil and separations, work and finances can cause Anxiety, panic, physical fatigue. OCD can cause mental fatigue. Relax by Breathing Relaxation, Visual Imagery, Yoga, and Meditation See a Psychiatrist for diagnosis, to cope with stressors in life, obsessions, Medication ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Anxiety (Definition)

Anxiety is a general term for several disorders that cause nervousness, fear, apprehension, and worrying. These disorders affect how we feel and behave, and they can manifest real physical symptoms. Mild anxiety is vague and unsettling, while severe anxiety can be extremely debilitating, having a serious ...Read more


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Low day and night cortisol levels, constant adrenaline feeling and increase in severe panic. Severe insomnia. Pheochromocytoma?

Low day and night cortisol levels, constant adrenaline feeling and increase in severe panic.  Severe insomnia.  Pheochromocytoma?

Unlikely but possibl: Pheochromocytoma is a very rare disorder that typically presents with severe high blood pressure, high heart rate, headaches, palpitations. Panic attacks can have very similar symptoms. You should do a 24 hr urine collection to check catecholamine levels, VMA, and metanephrines. ...Read more

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Anxiety vs overactive thyroid? I have really bad anxiety, but all my symptoms match up with both anxiety and overactive thyroid...

Anxiety vs overactive thyroid? I have really bad anxiety, but all my symptoms match up with both anxiety and overactive thyroid...

The way you: figure this out is to start with a blood panel to check thyroid function. If it's off, treat accordingly, usually with meds to up or down regulate. If its normal, start looking at other anxiety causes. Here's a reference: http://www.psychologyproductsandservices.com/page2.html ...Read more

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Would risperidone 0.5mg help with anxiety and body tremors?

Would risperidone 0.5mg help with anxiety and body tremors?

Pretty much depends: I'm not a huge fan of risperdal when it comes to controlling "body tremors"....anxiety is perhaps a different story but I also think there might be better ways to handle that sort of problem as well. Describe these body tremors. Limb jerks? Shivering/quivering, anxiousness in public?? ...Read more

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Can lithium help anxiety and anger?

Can lithium help anxiety and anger?

Bipolar?: Yes if due to bipolar--especially good for irritability & anger in most cases ...Read more

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How can I beat depression / stress and anxiety?

How can I beat depression / stress and anxiety?

Coping: Medications and therapy have a higher likelihood of improving most anxieties and depression than either one of these treatments alone. Seeking treatment with a psychiatrist and a therapist are your best options when coping with stress and these illnesses. ...Read more

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Can certain hormones make me have anxiety and panic attacks?

Yes: Certain hormonal abnormalities can cause anxiety, but they are easy to diagnose. Check w/your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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How can depression anxiety stress and panic attacksmake people feel?

There is some: Overlap between these four but they are different a well. Panic attacks make you feel like your heart is racing and you can't breath. When severe you feel like you might die from suffocation. ...Read more

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Can meditation music lower stress, anxiety and the symptoms of depression?

Can meditation music lower stress, anxiety and the symptoms of depression?

Yes: Meditation is a great way to de-stress and cope with our chaotic lives. Exercise is also a great way to cope with stress. Find a type of exercise that you enjoy, so the exercise itself doesn't become a chore. ...Read more

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Can wellbutrin (bupropion) and lithium improve anxiety, depression, and overal mood?

Can wellbutrin (bupropion) and lithium improve anxiety, depression, and overal mood?

Bipolar disorder: Bipolar disorder is often helped by lithium, which is a mood-stabilizing medication. Sometimes depression is severe enough despite this that an antidepressant like wellbutrin (bupropion) is added -- but not without the mood stabilizer. If prescribed by your psychiatrist and you are followed regularly, the combination may help your mood, wellbutrin (bupropion) is not an anti-anxiety medication, though. ...Read more

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Can estrogen replacement help with anxiety and depression in menopause?

Can estrogen replacement help with anxiety and depression in menopause?

Possibly: If hormones are out of whack and estrogen depleted it may help but usually there is a relative estrogen dominance even in menopause and sometimes progesterone, like Prometrium (micronized progesterone) or a bioitentical cream, may be of more benefit. ...Read more

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Can feelings of depression/anxiety and panic attacks make a person develop depression and anxiety?

Can feelings of depression/anxiety and panic attacks make a person develop depression and anxiety?

STRANGE: If youre already having these symptoms maybe it's time to say you have depression and anxiety! time to see a psychiatrist and do something about it. ...Read more

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Which meds are good for anger and stress anxiety?

There isn't a simple: Answer for your question. If you have significant problems with anxiety and stress it needs to be evaluated. There are a number of conditions that can present with these symptoms. Your diagnosis will help to determine a treatment plan to include whether medications are indicated and if so, which ones. ...Read more

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Can serendyn really work to aliviate anxiety and panic disorder?

Can serendyn really work to aliviate anxiety and panic disorder?

Experimental: Having positive studies on various ingredients in a supplement, is not the same as saying that a supplement combining these ingredients is effective. The site lists positive studies of l theanine, mg, passion flower, and valerian with anxiety. But there aren't any studies of serendyn itself. Still, it could be worth an experiment: your risk. Natural products have to list public disclaimers. ...Read more

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Can anxiety mimic hypoglycemia? Like can excessive hunger and weak also be anxiety?

Can anxiety mimic hypoglycemia? Like can excessive hunger and weak also be anxiety?

Not likely: Symptoms include nervousness, sweating, hunger, anxiety, blurred vision, fatigue, fast heart rate, etc. -- however unless you have diabetes and are on Insulin or other medication, have renal or liver disease, cancer or prior stomach surgery -- then true hypoglycemia never occurs in human beings. If it a very frequently and incorrectly made diagnosis. Anxiety can cause same sx. ...Read more

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Will dalatas interreact with blood pressure, thyroid, celexa (citalopram) and welbutrin? I have high blood pressure, thyroid disease, depression and anxiety

Will dalatas interreact with blood pressure, thyroid, celexa (citalopram) and welbutrin? I have high blood pressure, thyroid disease, depression and anxiety

Is : Is this a prescription medication? Find the exact spelling of this drug or supplement and reask your question, please. I cannot find "dalatas" as a prescription med or supplement? ...Read more