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Can anxiety and panic attacks be caused by hyperthyroidism?

Can anxiety and panic attacks be caused by hyperthyroidism?

Panic attacks: can be influenced by thyroid imbalance. After consulting your doc and dealing w/the thyroid situation, if panic continues, please see a clinical psychologist who specializes in mood disorders. Peace and good health. ...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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Can anxiety attacks be caused by an aaa?

Can anxiety attacks be caused by an aaa?

Anxiety/AAA: Not physically but the psychological strain can certainly lead to anxiety. ...Read more

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Can Valium stop a panic attack caused by hyperthyroidism?

Can Valium stop a panic attack caused by hyperthyroidism?

No: It can reduce the symptoms, but to deal with the cause one must have the appropriate medical treatment. ...Read more

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Can kleptomania be related to anxiety or panic attack disorders?

Can kleptomania be related to anxiety or panic attack disorders?

Anxiety related: In my clinical experience, kleptomania seems to be loosely connected with obsessive compulsive disorder in that the individual feels a strong compulsion to acquire something and forcing themselves to not follow thru leads to discomfort and anxiousness. The ind also struggles with the obsessive thoughts. Ocd is a type of anxiety disorder. Not heard of ppl experimcing panic, but it is certainly poss. ...Read more

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What causes panic attacks? Can lonliness be a cause?

Result not cause: Panic attacks by definition are unexpected (ie "out of the blue" and without specific cause) and result in avoidace of situations in which attack occurred. The extreme is called agoraphobia which is a fear of being in open spaces. Fear of being alone is monophobia which can lead to anxiety, but not specifically panic attacks. ...Read more

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Could a panic attack be caused by vertigo?

Could a panic attack be caused by vertigo?

Yes, vertigo can: trigger panic attacks. Please see your doc to deal w/the vertigo. A mental health professional can help you w/panic. A fear that you will have a panic attack becomes the issue. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Can panic attacks and anxiety lead to seeing things?

Can panic attacks and anxiety lead to seeing things?

Possibly: When someone is having a panic attack or has extreme anxiety all bets are off, so to speak. The experience is so unusual that several weird things could happen, including a sense of "seeing things" (although this would be quite unusual, it is not unheard of). If these experiences persist or are troubling over time it is recommended that you get a professional evaluation of your symptoms. ...Read more

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Can vertigo be caused from anxiety disorders?

Can vertigo be caused from anxiety disorders?

Yes it can.: There are evidence that it can. The neuro-anatomical pathways for vertigo, depression and anxiety are similar pathways in the brain stem, mid brain and higher centers of the brain. ...Read more

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Can a case of panic attack or extreme anxiety under stress situations be related to some heart disease?

Can a case of panic attack or extreme anxiety under stress situations be related to some heart disease?

Be careful: It was once believed that mitral valve prolapse could somehow promote panic. It may be involved in the onset of panic in very few. It with cardiac awareness could be the recipe. Stress can accelerate heart rate - maybe activate an arrythmia as a result - and it is recognized that it can promote angina. Careful medical assessment can offer reassurance that nothing serious medically is causal. ...Read more

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Can undiagnosed add be the cause of sudden anxiety and panic disorder?

I not aware of : Add being the cause of anxiety or panic disorders. However, add could certainly co-exist with panic disorder or anxiety disorders. ...Read more

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Can anxiety and hypochondria cause vertigo?

Can anxiety and hypochondria cause vertigo?

Anxiety shows itself: In may ways. Once can mentally obsess over things that frighten the person or do behaviors to keep danger away, e.g., ritual behaviors, checking and re-checking. Physically there can be heart palpitations, shortness of breath, sweating, sleeplessness, etc. Please go to a mental health professional for support if you think you have an anxiety disorder. ...Read more

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Can Lyme disease cause anxiety attacks and nervousness. A feeling that your not yourself. Maybe like a panic attack. Can antibotic help?

Can Lyme disease cause anxiety attacks and nervousness.  A feeling that your not yourself.  Maybe like a panic attack. Can antibotic help?

Indeed it can: There are a few ways that psychological symptoms can arise in lyme disease - the disease causes increased pressure in the head which affects blood flow and oxygen and causes all sorts of cognitive/emotional disturbances. The might only last awhile, but they may recur. Antibiotics may or may not help - that's lyme, right? A link: http://www.Newyorker.Com/reporting/2013/07/01/130701fa_fact_specter. ...Read more

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Can tinnitus be caused by anxiety?

Can tinnitus be caused by anxiety?

Anxiety: Yes, likely. Also could be effects of medications. Best to consult your doctor. ...Read more

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Can coronary spasms caused by stress? Cause a heart attack?

Can coronary spasms caused by stress? Cause a heart attack?

Yes: Some folks have coronary arteries that are particularly spasmotic which can lead to poor blood flow to the heart (a heart attack) - also known as prinzmetal's angina. Fortunately, this is rare. Emotional stress can also cause a cardiomyopathy - known as takotsubo, which is not a heart attack per sey but can lead to many of the same symptoms.That aside, stress = high BP = increased risk of attack. ...Read more

Panic (Definition)

Panic is a psychological and somatic state of anxiety usually involving extreme fear, characterized by symptoms such as shortness of breath, rapid pounding heartbeat, sometimes dizziness or light-headedness, tunnel vision, a sense of unreality, and a feeling of needing to escape from ...Read more


Dr. Alan Ali
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Panic Attack (Definition)

Panic disorder is a type of anxiety disorder in which someone has repeated attacks of intense fear that something bad will occur when not expected. The person lives in fear that ...Read more