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Anxiety Attacks During Ovulation
Yes: The new diagnostic manual for psychiatrists the dsm-v acknowledges that panic attacks can accompany several mental illnesses in a way that should be considered simultaneously and can be a specifier for a more severe and complex variety of illness. The reason this is significant is because previously in dsm-iv it was less clear which symptoms were severe mental illness or a separate panic disorder. ...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
Could be trauma?: I recommend that you talk with a trusted psychologist or therapist to explore the roots of these anxiety attacks associated with sex. It could be related to previous traumatic experiences with sex. Or it could be anxiety about the safety of the person you are with, your own self-worth, or other conflicts about intimacy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Find good therapist: Most competent psychotherapists should be well equipped to help work with you on relaxation exercises, cognitive restructuring, and/or systematic desensitization. The therapist can also assess whether referral to a psychiatrist/M.D. Is indicated for augmenting treatment with medication. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have anxiety attacks and I was told I quit breathing for a few minutes during my last attack. what causes this? is this normal?
Am not getting answers from a dr about a surgery i'm sure i woke up during now am suffering from anxiety attacks how can I find out for sure if i woke?
Anesthesiologist: You could speak with the anesthesiologist who helped you through your surgery. S/he would have been monitoring your status at all times while the surgeon was working on you. You can also get a copy of the or report, which may or may not include this information since it would have been dictated by the surgeon. ...Read more
Try smoking (?): What! On a Health Website? I mean the breathing pattern - w/out a cigarette! Actually, many smokers benefit from the breath pattern w/out knowing the role it plays. The deep inhale, hold, and full exhale thru the lips is very good for you. It reduces BP and HR. Part of "I need a smoke!" is about this. So, don't use tobacco - but take the time of a cigarette and breathe that way whenever you want. ...Read more
What chemical reactions take place before, during and after panic attack, fear and anxiety in males?
Hundreds!: There are lots of chemical reactions going on in our body at any time. With fear (whether to a known cause or due to panic attacks which can happen for unclear reasons or with no definite threat) one of the main ones is the adrenaline surge (fight or flight response) which causes a multitude of reactions itself. See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fight-or-flight_response ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Could I have died/ passed out? I think i had my first anxiety or panic attack 2day. My BP during this episode was 151/100 pulse 134. Bp normal later
Checkup is in order: Highly doubtful that you died. A physical checkup is order if you have not had one recently. There also should be mental health evaluation. Depending what is determined, psychotherapy may be helpful or/and possibly medication for a panic disorder if there are recurrent symptoms. There are various relaxation techniques which may be incorporated into a psychotherapy approach. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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