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Doctor insights on: Anxiety Relapse Hyperventilation Problem

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How can I cure my anxiety hyperventilation problems?

How can I cure my anxiety hyperventilation problems?

Benzodiazepines/CBT: If you are hyperventilating due to anxiety, it leads me to think you suffer from panic episodes. Many panic episodes are not triggered by a situation or thought, and in such cases, people usually respond well to treatment with fast-acting benzodiazepines such as alprazolam. If panic is brought about by a situation or thought(s), then cbt may help in lieu of (or addition to) medication. ...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 hyperventilation from anxiety ever cause death?

Can hyperventilation from anxiety ever cause death?

Hyperventilation/dea: No it is too far fetched and is not possible if there is only hypervetilation from anxiety. ...Read more

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How hard is it to reverse chronic hyperventilation syndome? Years of over breathing from anxiety have altered my breathing pattern and i'm suffering.

How hard is it to reverse chronic hyperventilation syndome? Years of over breathing from anxiety have altered my breathing pattern and i'm suffering.

Hard but achievable!: Although chronic hvs is difficult to correctly diagnose and treat, stress reduction therapy, administration of beta blockers, ssris, benzodizepines and breathing retraining have all proved effective in reducing the intensity and the frequency of episodes of hyperventilation. Acupuncture and yoga have also been shown to reduce stress and thus the frequency of hvs. ...Read more

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Could chronic hyperventilation syndrome caused by anxiety cause faint whistling sound with exhalation? The whistle is heard when I'm trying to do it.

Yes, but: it is more a question of a slight blockage in air flow. THis can be from a deviated septum or exercise induced constriction of part of the respiratory tract. Practically any asthma medication works on that. Regular strenuous exercise changes the tone of the respiratory tract to eliminate it (eventually). ...Read more

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Im on inderal (propranolol) 40mg twice a day for anxiety and hyperventilation is this a good drug for such use at this dose?

Im on inderal (propranolol) 40mg twice a day for anxiety and hyperventilation is this a good drug for such use at this dose?

Excellent!: This is the best beta blocker because it crosses the blood brain barrier better than any other. The dose is, if anything, on the high side. Many folks feel well on just 10 or 20 mg before a stressful event (but that would be 40-80 mg daily if taken twice a day, so it's not unreasonable.) Another option is Buspirone. ...Read more

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My doctor suspects chronic hyperventilation due to my anxiety history and my symptoms. How can this be cured? It's making me feel off all the time

My doctor suspects chronic hyperventilation due to my anxiety history and my symptoms. How can this be cured? It's making me feel off all the time

If this is anxiety,: find a mental health provider and treat it. Hyperventilation is one of 33 possible symptoms of anxiety, of which there are about seven categories...Here's a beginning reference: http://www.psychologyproductsandservices.com/page2.html ...Read more

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Can scintillating scotoma a symptom of panic, anxiety or hyperventilation? I read panic causes flashing vision?

Can scintillating scotoma a symptom of panic, anxiety or hyperventilation? I read panic causes flashing vision?

Panic not a cause: Scintillating scotomas are most commonly caused by cortical spreading depression, a pattern of changes in the behavior of nerves in the brain during a migraine. Panic is not on the list of causes on any source i found. The first sentence is from the wikipedia article on scintillating scotomata. Best wishes to you. ...Read more

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Distended stomach from asthma? I'm trying to do belly breathing, but i think constant hyperventilation from untreated anxiety has affected my stomach.

Distended stomach from asthma? I'm trying to do belly breathing, but i think constant hyperventilation from untreated anxiety has affected my stomach.

See your doctor: If you have asthma, you should see a doctor to find what treatments would benefit you most. Asthma can be life-threatening if not properly controlled with the right medications. ...Read more

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I know scintillating scotoma be a symptom of migraine but can it be symptom of panic, anxiety or hyperventilation or elevated blood pressure?

I know scintillating scotoma be a symptom of migraine but can it be symptom of panic, anxiety or hyperventilation or elevated blood pressure?

No: It cannot be a symptom of these other conditions.Read the list:bartschi-rochaix syndrome - scotoma chorioretinitis eales disease - scotoma glaucoma macular degeneration migraine headache optic neuritis retinal pigmentary degeneration source:www.Rightdiagnosis.Com/medical/scintillating_scotoma.Htm. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Ali
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Feeling Anxious (Definition)

different subjective and objective symptoms of anxiety. The ones usually first encountered are: rapid heart beats, increased breathing, hypervigilance, and rapid thinking. For a complete list and a thorough understanding of the how's and why's ...Read more


Dr. Charles Davant
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Hyperventilation (Definition)

Hyperventilation is a clinical finding in which a person breathes at a faster rate than is normal. This can occur due to breathing conditions, ...Read more