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Dr. Heidi Fowler
3,303 doctors shared insights

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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Substance abuse caused by anxiety depression panic attacks anxiety attacks my past and others?

Substance abuse caused by anxiety depression panic attacks anxiety attacks my past and others?

Clarify question: For the complex problems listed on your chart, limited assistance can be expected p with a simple answer. You may benefit with a virtual consult with more details. Feel better:) ...Read more

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Panic attack after smoking weed. Is this normal?

Panic attack after smoking weed. Is this normal?

Pot problems: I've worked with several people who have wanted to moderate or stop their weed consumption. I found that it can induce anything from worried thoughts to a psychotic episode, and anything in between (i.e. Panic Attacks). Weed is short term for relaxation. For some people they feel a spike in their anxiety when they are no longer high. ...Read more

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32 old female, w/anxiety & panic attacks. Any suggestions on how to stop believing my panic attacks are cardiac events? Hate living in constant fear.

32 old female, w/anxiety & panic attacks. Any suggestions on how to stop believing my panic attacks are cardiac events?  Hate living in constant fear.

Step 1 & step 2: Step 1--see a cardiologist to confirm absence of cardiac issues. If none are found--step 2. See a psychiatrist why you are so phobic or fixated on your emotional state. ...Read more

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Anxiety attack after smoking weed. Could it be a result of anxiety issues or just the weed?

Anxiety attack after smoking weed. Could it be a result of anxiety issues or just the weed?

Possibly the THC: It may be related to the canabis use.Possible effects of marijuana can include anxiety, depression, fear, panic , delusions, hallucinations, losing touch with reality, inattentiveness, short-term memory problems & disturbances of thought processes. ...Read more

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Do panic attacks have physical symptoms when not having a panic attack?

Truth in the Pain: Individuals who suffer with panic disorder frequently experience physical symptoms that are associated with anxiety. This can include shortness of breath, headaches, gastrointestinal distress, and chest pain. These symptoms are treatable and require both physical examination and psychotherapy. If you are struggling with these symptoms you are not alone. Get help and educate yourself. ...Read more

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I'm suffering from generalized anxiety disorder and have the occasional anxiety attack usually from work stress. Any ssris you'd recommend?

I'm suffering from generalized anxiety disorder and have the occasional anxiety attack usually from work stress. Any ssris you'd recommend?

Yes, but...: Recommending a specific agent among the ssris or another group for you without an evaluation would be akin to recommending specific engine repairs without doing any diagnostics or even knowing what kind of engine it is. Medicine is nothing more than a tool that must be applied and used in a specific way tailored to fit your specific needs. Haphazardly applying a random tool may just worsen things. ...Read more

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Having panic attack symptoms without anxiety or feeling panicked ?

Having panic attack symptoms without anxiety or feeling panicked ?

non-fearful panic: Non-fearful panic attacks were described in the early 1980's and the treatment is the same as for panic attacks. ...Read more

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Alcoholism or withdrawal related to anxiety attacks?

Alcoholism  or withdrawal related to anxiety attacks?

Both?: Symptoms of anxiety attacks can be cause by alcohol withdrawal symptoms. Usually, shakiness from a panic attack will get better in a short while, whereas tremors from alcohol withdrawal may get worse until a person may actually have a withdrawal seizure. Panic attacks do not cause seizures. A seizure is a medical emergency as a person could stop breathing and die. ...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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Violent panic attack after smoking weed. How to get better?

Cannabis - Panic: Possible effects of marijuana: anxiety, depression, fear, panic , delusions, hallucinations, losing touch with reality, inattentiveness, short-term memory problems, disturbances of thought processes. You might feel tired, have poor concentration, slowed reaction times & slowed problem solving. If symptoms of panic are not resolving please seek psychiatric assistance. ...Read more

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Can a panic attack or anxiety damage your brain?

Can a panic attack or anxiety damage your brain?

Anxiety: If you learn how to manage your anxiety you should not experience brain damage. Anxiety and stress does release stress hormones, if this is an excessive occurrence these hormones can kill neurons in the part of the brain that controls memory function. This is not likely however, so focus on learning how to manage anxiety. Consult a mental health professional for help in accomplishing this goal. ...Read more

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Can you suffer a heart attack from a panic attack?

Can you suffer a heart attack from a panic attack?

Panic attacks: No usually not, though it can feel similar sometimes with chest pressure, sweating, palpitations etc. ...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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Can i get an anxiety, panic attacks and asthma from gastroesophageal reflux disease?

Can i get an anxiety, panic attacks and asthma from gastroesophageal reflux disease?

Panic ; Anxiety: I agree with dr. Burns that asthma can certainly develop secondary to gerd. However, physical sensations can be especially alarming to people who are prone to anxiety. This does not mean that gerd "causes" the anxiety or panic attacks -- your system is just extremely fine-tuned to physical sensation. This triggers your oversensitive system to react with anxiety. Cbt can help anxiety a lot! ...Read more

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What could cause attacks of anxiety after naps?

What could cause attacks of anxiety after naps?

Post-nap anxiety: If you had a scary dream during your nap, you could wake up with anxiety. Or, if your nap made you late for an appointment you could have anxiety. Or, if you fell asleep having low blood sugar, your body could be producing an anxiety-like response because of that. Just some ideas -- there could be other possibilities too. ...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)

A type of anxiety disorder in which someone has repeated attacks of intense fear that something bad will ...Read more