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Anxiety Panic Attacks Can And Will Go Away
I'm experiencing some anxiety and mild panic attacks. Is it possible that this can eventually go away, or am I stuck with it forever ?
May subside or...: Your description of mild anxiety and some panic attacks suggests a very treatable condition with good prognosis. Two step process: 1) find a psychotherapist to help review your history and symptoms and 2) get a standard physical with primary care provider to rule out any physical contribution to anxiety like thyroid, blood pressure, and labs like metabolic profile and blood counts. ...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
I am susceptible for hyperparathyroidism. Could that be the surce of my anxiety and panic attacks that in 8 years of antidepressants didn't go away?
What do you mean sus: What do you mean susceptible for Hyperparathyrism There is no condition like Susceptical to Parathyroidism It is a condition where Parathyroid glands produce excessive hormone and blood Calcium goes up And at your age it needs to be treated aggressively Consult your doctor or endocrinologist what you have and how to treat it ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I used to smoke weed ever since i started smokin cigarettes it caused me to have anxiety will it ever go away but i don't have panic attacks no more?
I just started taking 100mg of sertraline about 3 days ago and I've been taking .25mg of alprazalam. I still have the underlying anxiety and get some panic attacks still. When will this go away?
Maybe 2 weeks: It may take a couple of weeks for your body to get adjusted to the antidepressant. Initial symptoms Include an increase in anxiety, nausea, diarrhea and restlessness. If you stick to your prescribed regimen those initial symptoms will go away. Good luck with your treatment and remember it may take about 4-6 weeks before you start to see changes in your mood with the antidepressant-don't give up! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
When will my weed anxiety dissapear its been about 8 months since I've had it I have a lump in my throat but no panic attacks can this be globus reflux?
Globus sensation?: Do you experience the feeling of a ball or lump in the back of your throat that you have to swallow past? If so, this is "globus." alternatively, you may have laryngo-esophageal reflux without heartburn. Sometimes, the actual swallowing mechanism may be impaired due to "spasms" or dysmotility. A gastroenterologist or ear-nose-throat specialist is a good starting point for evaluation. ...Read more
You already ID'ed: That you have anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder & panic attacks. You may have agoraphobia, which is why it is so anxiety provoking for you to leave your home. The bad news is that these problems can really negatively impact your quality of life. The good news is that they are treatable. Please see a good psychiatrist. A psychologist to provide cognitive behavioral tx & psychotropic meds help. ...Read more
If I am having serious alcohol withdrawal and anxiety/panic attacks can I take ativan (lorazepam)?
Must be supervised!: Benzodiazepines like Ativan (lorazepam) are the typical treatment for alcohol withdrawal, but it must be treated on an inpatient basis. The dose must be tapered gradually over several days and you must be supervised. Alcohol withdrawal can be fatal and it is imperative that you seek medical attention quickly. Benzodiazepines are undesirable for long term use. After recovery stick with a support group ega a. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: There are a variety of treatments for panic and anxiety to include medications (short term and long term if necessary), counseling/therapy, meditation, exercise/yoga, biofeedback, and so on. Some people have recurrences of panic/anxiety, but rest assured most panic attacks resolve with or without treatment so you will "go back to your old self". ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I need to go on an anxiety medication, which one do you recommend most as I have frequent panic attacks that are becoming debilitating.?
Case-by-case: I can't recommend a specific medication because i haven't seen you as a patient. So i'd suggest you see your own physician who can review your history and symptoms, examine you, and check any needed labs. Many people with panic attacks and ongoing anxiety respond well to a combination of ssri antidepressants and psychotherapy. A psychiatrist and psychotherapist can help also. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Im taking 2.5mg of Klono for 4 months want to go to 3 can I take this med. long term?it seams to help a lot no panic attacks just Gen. anxiety.
Klonopin (clonazepam): is an excellent medication for treating the SYMPTOMS of anxiety and panic, however it only treats the symptoms and your body can become tolerant to its effects over time so you may require higher doses. If you have general anxiety disorder, then you should ask your doctor for medications that may help restore neurotransmitter levels, like serotonin, which has been shown to be helpful in anxiety. ...Read more
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
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