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Can you describe how arrhythmias feel like?

Can you describe how arrhythmias feel like?

Flip Flops : An arrythmia or iabnormal heart beat may be of several types. A tachycardia or rapid rhythm feels like a racing heart but not brought on by exercise. A slow heart beat may lead to fatigue or passing out. The most common arrythmia is due to extra beats which feel like a "flip flop" sensation due to the extra early beat or a pause after the beat with a "sinking" feeling in the chest. ...Read more

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How do you describe a heart palpitation?

How do you describe a heart palpitation?

Various ways: Most people describe their heart as beating too fast, too hard, or irregular. Some say it feels like fluttering or skipping a beat. Palpitations are a symptom, and a doctor can usually find a diagnosis to explain your symptoms. ...Read more

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Can anyone explain what hypomania feels like and your symptoms?

Can anyone explain what hypomania feels like and your symptoms?

From Kay Jamison: "two aspects of thinking in particular are pronounced in both creative and hypomanic thought: fluency, rapidity, and flexibility of thought on the one hand, and the ability to combine ideas or categories of thought in order to form new and original connections on the other...Rapid, fluid, and divergent thought in the creative process". ...Read more

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Can anesthesia cause you to feel like things are crawling on you?

Can anesthesia cause you to feel like things are crawling on you?

Crawling things on : Yes it does. Not often and not permanently. Until you wake up completely in recovery. It also might be a skin allergic reaction to some antiseptic, or skin substances applied prior or after surgery, or some antibiotics, etc. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what can mild asthma attack feels and look like?

Can you tell me what can mild asthma attack feels and look like?

Varies: Asthma will cause symptoms that consist of chest tightness, trouble breathing, coughing, wheezing. These may be mild in nature or can be severe. ...Read more

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How do you truly define shortness of breath? Im confused can you give me an example?

How do you truly define shortness of breath? Im confused can you give me an example?

Dyspnea: Shortness of breath, or dyspnea, is a feeling of difficult or labored breathing that is out of proportion to the patient's level of physical activity. Someone who has pneumonia or emphysema will often be sob while at rest with associated increased breath rate and heart rate. They also feel anxious because of this. ...Read more

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Can you describe what kidney stones feel like?

Can you describe what kidney stones feel like?

Flank pain: Kidney stones cause pain in the back, the flank, the groin, and sometimes the urethra depending on the stone's location in the process of passing. It feels like the worst pain you have ever had according to many patients. ...Read more

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How come anxiety make you feel like you can't breathe?

How come anxiety make you feel like you can't breathe?

Anxiety & tension: When a person is anxious, muscles unconsciously tighten -- including muscles around the chest. This leads to a sensation of dyspnea (difficulty breathing) or that you can't get a deep enough breath. Anxiety also leads to more rapid, shallow breathing, resulting in physiologic changes like lower blood co2 and others, that perpetuate the anxiety ->rapid breathing ->more anxiety cycle. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what can asthma feel like?

Can you tell me what can asthma feel like?

Different symptoms : Though the most common symptoms of asthma involve shortness of breath chest tightening, etc., other less obvious symptoms can show up. Coughing is also a symptom of asthma- bit also common in many other conditions. Sometimes asthma symptoms can occur during exercise, cold weather, strong emotional situations and exposure to "triggers like animal dander and other allergens. Get tested if concerned. ...Read more

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What can you do to feel better when you are feeling low or depressed?

What can you do to feel better when you are feeling low or depressed?

Many things: In addition to seeking psychiatric help to evaluate need for meds or therapy, you can do a variety of healthy things: exercise, talking to friends, try a new activity, write a blog or diary, watch a comedy. Do something and keep moving. If you are so depressed that you can't do any of the above, you most likely will need medications to lift your mood. ...Read more

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Can you get shortness of breath when you are just nervous about something? Or does it mean you have a mental illness like anxiety disorder?

Can you get shortness of breath when you are just nervous about something? Or does it mean you have a mental illness like anxiety disorder?

Anxiety disorders: Cause impairment in social and occupational functioning, and are not a single symptom of shortness of breath for example. If you’re experiencing symptoms that are impacting your life, or are extremely unpleasant, please seek an evaluation with a mental health provider such that appropriate treatment can be initiated. Good luck! ...Read more

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What can you expect life to be like post-septic shock?

What can you expect life to be like post-septic shock?

No problems to coma: Very variable recovery but the younger patients can do very well and be normal. Damage to many tissues will heal (brain doesn't do well after major injury). ...Read more

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Can you die from sadness/depression? Like can your heart just give out and you die?

Can you die from sadness/depression? Like can your heart just give out and you die?

No: Great question, I'm glad you asked it. Depression is miserable though, and is treatable. Please dont hesitate to pursue a psychiatrist and a therapist for yourself or a loved one. Best wishes ...Read more

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What exactly does it feel like when you are having a heart attack?

What exactly does it feel like when you are having a heart attack?

Classic: Usual sub-sternal crushing severe durable sustained, anxiety producing, with clammy skin, pallor and radiation to left upper arm with a squeeze. Much variability! ...Read more

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Can axiety kinda cause you to feel like ur dropping or floor uneven been to dr I'm little panicky cause these symptoms could they be anxiety?

Can axiety kinda cause you to feel like ur dropping or floor uneven been to dr I'm little panicky cause these symptoms could they be anxiety?

Yes: Anxiety can cause you to feel off balance, or as if you are falling. Usually, sitting and relaxing, breathing slowly, thinking calming thoughts should help. However, off balance and falling feeling could also be an inner ear or other type of problem. If you don't feel better in a couple of days, or if you get worse, see your doctor again. ...Read more