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Can Extremely Intense Mania Follow Panic Attacks
I have suffered from panic attacks on & off over the last few years. When I get one, my hr can get up to 150. Is this normal?
Yes: Hopefully this resolves in 30 minutes or so. It may even slow some in 10. Some folk experience even higher heart rates during an attack, and do not incur permanent damage, so don't worry about that. However, CBT therapy can offer a chance to learn skills to avoid, reduce and manage stress, anxiety and panic. It can be a good investment in your quality of life. Best! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Usually unrelated: Panic can occur as part of mania, so it's possible to be manic and panicky at the same time. But panic or anxiety attacks are generally unrelated to mania. Some types of drug intoxication (e.g., stimulants) can produce both, so if i were evaluating someone with this i'd think about drugs as a possible cause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm suffering badly with mental health problems. Having panic attacks and anxiety Prozac makes me go into a state of mania. Bi polar? Borderline?
Do I have bipolar ii? Was diagnosed with asperger's syndrome at age 13, now being told i absolutely don't have it. What's up? Can't concentrate, forgetful, overwhelmed easily, scattered, rage, panic attacks, flashbacks, mania, love/hate relationships, c
They are different.: A manic episode and a panic attack are 2 separate things, but some symptoms may overlap. Mania is characterized by an elevated mood, feeling of invincibility, risky behavior, increased goal-directed activity and other symptoms. A panic attack involves intense anxiety, discomfort, feeling of dying or going crazy, palpitations and other somatic symptoms. It may last from 10 min to several hours. ...Read more
Can pre-eriods cause panic attacks? it's the second time I've had an intense headache followed by panic attacks and it's always when my boobs hurt et
Sometimes you will: Need to remove yourself from the trigger. 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 desired. This is something that can be done for an acute panic attack - but you really will need a comprehensive psychiatric. ...Read more
What is wrong with me!? I just watched the intense movie "gravity" and i had multiple panic attacks where i couldn't breathe and had to leave!
What can I do about panic attacks that occur during sleep? Happens often and keeps me awake and extremely nervous for an hour or so after it happens
Panic attacks: Panic attacks during sleep could be caused by ptsd, nightmares and flashbacks. Treatment of those symptoms require psychotherapy, and certain specific medications like prazosin or propranolol. Consult with your doctor if you are having symptoms of sleep apnea, which sometimes produce anxiety during sleep. Possibly your medications should be adjusted to cover the nighttime. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are there any preventative measures I can take to reduce intensity and frequency of panic attacks/anxiety during extremely stressful times? Thank you.
The Sympathetic part: of your central nervous system is setting of alarms. The Parasympathetic part of your CNS slows things down, a yin and yang sort of balancing act our body does. Use a book and technique called the Relaxation Response by Herbert Benson and you will make out better. Peace and good health. See www.relaxationresponse.org and see a psychologist for help. ...Read more
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