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Can Sudden Outbursts Of Anger Be Dangerous
Several: It is a key feature of intermittent explosive disorder. However, other emotional disorders can lead to mood instability which might end up with violent episodes. Is the person in touch with reality? It not look towards psychotic disorders. Possibly a mood disorder in a manic episode which can manifest in irritability and impulsivity. Look for substance and alcohol abuse too. Get help! ...Read more
See PCP in Person!: Diagnosis is serious detective work. 2 do it well docs need 2 have as much background info & evidence in favor and against a particular diagnosis. There r many brain & body conditions that could underlie violent outbursts, so it could be harmful 2even list any possibilities. The risks r too great: this person could end up harming her/himself or others. The first step is 2see pcp 4 physical exam. ...Read more
Can depression cause sudden bouts of narcolepsy? Can one be depressed without even "feeling/knowing" it?
No and maybe: Read about Narcolepsy and causes: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Narcolepsy A person can have both, but it's not a cause. Denial for reasons like stigma, etc can make one fail to see their depression, but most adults probably will admit to some awareness. Perhaps not. Knowing the range of symptoms can help - irritability , fatigue, etc. Seek a good psych eval and ask ?s. Best! ...Read more
Queasy and suicidal?: With this combination, i would wonder what substances the person may also be using -- as nearly any could bring it on (either intoxication or withdrawal). Alcohol, opiates, crashes from Cocaine or amphetamines, etc all come to mind. Extreme anxiety might cause it also. If suicidality is intense with a plan, the person needs to be seen as an emergency. ...Read more
Yes: Fear and anxiety can do a lot of things! they increase our adrenaline, exhaust our adrenal glands and the body will respond in various manners to it... It is best to see your physician and be evaluated and perhaps a neurologist to be sure it is not seizures. Biofeedback, hypnosis, counseling, and chinese medicine and homeopathy can all be helpful avenues to decrease the fear and anxiety. ...Read more
I am always having the intense fear and anxiety about carcinophobia. Can this anxiety lead to a sudden cardiac arrest?
Unlikely: It is very unlikely that ONLY anxiety would lead to a heart attack. Anxiety can increase blood pressure, heart rate and breathing but in over 15 years of practice I have never met or heard of someone who died from a panic attack. If anxiety is interfering in daily functioning consider professional help. One strategy: identify what you can control and focus on an action plan & Practice relaxing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What can cause sudden paranoya, aggression and extreme hypochandria in 64 yr old diabetic? Can it be reversed?
Do pheochromocytomas cause personality changes like irritability and bursts of rage? Usually an extremely patient person.
Diagnosed?: If a doctor has found this or is testing for it - discuss it w/ them. Otherwise, read this info and then consider seeing your GP for an eval. Don't get too far ahead of them in Dx work. If you have Health Anxiety - seek a good therapist w/ that expertise. http://www.endocrineweb.com/conditions/pheochromocytoma/pheochromocytoma-tumor-central-adrenal ...Read more
Can palpitations resulting from stress and emotional anxiety result in sudden cardiac arrest? How do relaxants such as xanax (alprazolam) and lexaurin help?
Palpitations and stress: Xanax, (alprazolam) enhances release of GABA's in the brain, which has inhibitory activity on the brain's output of excitatory neurotransmitters, including norepinephrine, serotonin, acetyl choline and dopamine. Anxiety generates release of catecholamines on the conduction system of the heart, and on the myocytes. Which precipitates premature contractions, in presence of coronary disease may result in death ...Read more
A consequence?, yes: Especially for very sensitive people, an intense or traumatic event or loss can have major powerful consequences. Also, fears can be rational or not and can range from manageable to immobilizing. But yes to your question. And, you can find help in grief counseling or psychotherapy. If help is also needed for underlying fragility, medication might be added. My sympathy ; hope for relief. ...Read more
PTSD: In the context of an acute trauma, like a car accident, you developed an acute stress disorder, which can produce depression and suicidal ideas. If after six months of the event, the condition is called post traumatic stress disorder, and could be of different severity, and evidenced by nightmares, flashbacks, emotional numbness, anxiety. If you have suicidal ideas, make a consultation immediately ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes.: Energy drinks have many side-effects and yo.U have hit 3 of the most common. ...Read more
Seroquel (quetiapine): According to Drugs.Com, possible side effects may include: psychosis, hallucinations, paranoid reactions, delusions, manic reaction, depersonalization, catatonic reaction, emotional lability, suicide attempt, and euphoria." So, bursts of anger is possible. Please let your prescribing physician/ psychiatrist know asap. ...Read more
Can constant nightmares lead to hypertension? Is it possible that years of constant nightmares could eventually cause hypertension
Perimenopause: Too much stress in your life or work can lead to outburst. In your age group, perimenopause and hormonal imbalances can sometimes lead to feeling of despair or 'outbursts'. Either your mental specialist or obgyn can do a preliminary workup. Have in mind also the possibility of mental disorders affecting you. ...Read more
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