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Anxiety Attack Or Seizure
If I'm 31 with no family history of seizures and have never smoked or done drugs. Am I at risk for seizure? Super fit but bad health anxiety.
No: You are not at risk for seizures more than the rest of the population. ...Read more
Seizures (Uncontrollable Jerking Of Limbs) (Definition)
A seizure is a symptom in which a person has a convulsion or epileptic attack, usually involving jerking movements of the head, limbs, and rest of the body. It represents abnormal brain function, and can be caused by fever (mainly in young children), by brain infections or tumors, by drug abuse or overdoses, by chemical imbalances, sleep deprivation, etc. ...Read more
Is one sign of an anxiety attack having a seizure like experience? Hands curled in and shaking of the body
Think I might have simple partial seizures have anxiety attack a lot and sometimes I jerk when I'm sleeping its not a lot but it is enough wake me up?
I have anxiety attacks and I have a seizure disorder and I don 't want to take a anything that will interfere with my medications keppra (levetiracetam) 1250 mg?
Agree w Dr. Husar: Are you using non-medical approaches to address your anxiety? There are a # of ways to address anxiety: cognitive behavioral therapy, behavior modification, individual psychotherapy, group psychotherapy, psychotropic medications, qi gong, tai chi, acupuncture, acupressure, homeopathy, meditation, yoga, exercise program or progressive muscle relaxation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Neurologic v. psych: Anxiety attacks usually have rapid onset and peak quickly often with cardiac complaints, tremulousness, an intense feeling fo needing to escape, sweating etc and not often accompanied by losing consciousness. Seizures are a neurologic event. A good medical work up is important for initial diagnosis, the good news is anxiety attacks are very treatable by psychologists and or meds. ...Read more
I have severe anxiety, which leads to panic attacks and seizures. I have no car to get to the psychiatrists my neurologists told me to go to.
Research: If you can find one closer, consider that - expand beyond psychiatry to Psychologists and Social Workers. Check w/ your State Dept for services like taxi if you are on Medicaid or even if not. Check your clergy for volunteer rides. Offer exchange labor to neighbors/friends for a ride. Be creative - that alone will help more than you can imagine! Best wishes. ...Read more
How can I deal with anxiety attacks? Hello, I am 18 and I have been dealing with a lot of anxiety. I had a pretty bad experience with eye straining from over use of the internet. My eyes twitched for a few days and I thought I was having a seizure. Now, I
Knowledge = Power!: Learn about anxiety + & anxiety/panic "attacks" so u can learn 2 manage them! "panic attacks tend 2 start quickly & reach a peak within 10 mins. The peak generally lasts 4 about 5 to 10 minutes before the symptoms start 2 settle. However, it can take quite some time for all the symptoms to subside." source=pg on panic disorder by anxiety disorders assn' of british columbia (http://bit. Ly/pylkom). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Daily Severe headache after car accident anxiety attacks eyelid spams metallic taste sleep pralyis took seizure&migraine meds no help, Mri brain neg
Car accident: It sounds like you are receiving appropriate medical attention. Please consider some mental health support by seeing a pro such as a clinical psychologist. You may be dealing w/PTSD. Clinical hypnosis can be helpful. See www. Asch. Net for referrals to licensed professionals. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Panic attack: If you can find a quiet place - do so. Breath in slowly & deeply through your nostrils. Fill your lungs with air (but not to the point of discomfort). Hold for a count of five then slowly begin to exhale through an open mouth. Repeat at least 12 times, longer if you need to. If you haven't been assessed for your panic/ anxiety - that would be prudent. Take care. ...Read more
Panic Attack: Panic attacks can develop rapidly ; include: marked anxiety; rapid, pounding heart beat; chest tightness or pain; shortness of breath with hyperventilation; hot or cold flashes; a sense of butterflies in the stomach, nausea or even vomiting; tingling of mouth or extremities; increased sweating; feeling faint or lightheaded; headache or shaking. There may be difficulty swallowing or tight throat;. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Panic attacks often: Last 2 to 10 mins. Possible sx’s: severe anxiety/panic, chest tightness/pain, rapid or pounding heartbeat, areas of numbness or pins & needles type sensation, hot flashes or chills & ^ perspiration. There may be tickle sensation in stomach or nausea, feeling dizzy or faint & physical shaking. The person may fear that they are going crazy, are out of control or that they are about to die. There > ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why would you want: To suffer? Rather than give into panic attacks - learn to prevent them. Consider cognitive behavioral therapy. ...Read more
Panic attack: Panic attacks are usually brief. They often last a couple of minutes to around ten minutes. Symptoms can include a sense of severe anxiety or panic as well as chest tightness or pain and a rapid or pounding heartbeat. A person can experience hot flashes or chills and perspire heavily. There may be a sense of a tickle sensation in the stomach or nausea. When a person has a panic attack they may. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Yes, a rise in adrenaline associated with anxiety will cause your blood glucose to rise. In a diabetic, adrenaline can cause a sharp rise, like 100 or so points or more, but in a non-diabetic 10 or 15 points is possible. Be mindful that uncontrolled glucose levels may also lead indirectly to rise in anxiety sensations as well, see your doctor, to assure adequate control. ...Read more
Panic attacks are: Sudden, intense, usually brief anxiety attacks & may be mistaken for a heart attack or other life-threatening condition. If they reoccur unpredictably, they can be called panic disorder. Avoiding certain types of places associated with an attack is called agoraphobia. Anxiety can be milder, more predictable or more general, including chronic worry. Panic & anxiety attacks are often synonymous. ...Read more
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