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Does anxiety cause lightheadedness?

Does anxiety cause lightheadedness?

It Sure Can: All of the physical symptoms of anxiety r directly the result of the cascade of physiological events that get triggered when ur primitive fear ; rage brain centers sense danger. Learn about this "fight or flight or freeze" response. See: http://bit.Ly/wzhvqo once u understand the physiology of anxiety, the symptoms make sense. This doesn't make them feel less unpleasant necessarily though! ...Read more

Dr. Pamela Pappas
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Depression (Definition)

Depression is a mood disorder that can affect behavior and emotions. Symptoms of depression include feeling down most of the time, losing interest in previously enjoyable activities, increase or decrease in appetite or weight, sleeping more or less, becoming easily agitated or lethargic, feeling worthless, feeling guilty, having difficulty concentrating, thinking more about death and dying. Depression can sometimes result in suicidal thoughts and plans. In this case, emergent ...Read more


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Does insomnia cause depression?

Does insomnia cause depression?

It can: And depression can cause insomnia...Many new studies showing that insomnia can lead to many problems...Obesity, cardiac disease, diabetes, hypertension, etc...Check with your doc..Consider a sleep study....Improve sleep hygiene... ...Read more

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Does depression cause anxiety or does anxiety cause depression?

Does depression cause anxiety or does anxiety cause depression?

Which came first -: the chicken or the egg?? Depression and anxiety are often co-morbid conditions. Additionally many people have "anxious depressions". One can cause the other to worsen. Take care. ...Read more

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Does anxiety cause depression?

Does anxiety cause depression?

Not causal: People who are depressed will often experience an increase in anxiety due to their depression. They are related, but i would not say that anxiety, per se, causes depression. Increased stress in your life could, however, lead to both depression and anxiety. ...Read more

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Does pessimism cause depression or does depression cause pessimism?

Does pessimism cause depression or does depression cause pessimism?

Depends: Which came first, the chicken or the egg? Depression is a profound, even physical reaction to loneliness, loss, or hopelessness that blocks motivation to seek fulfillment or even survival. Pessimism is a thought process, an intellectual choice of how to look at the world and predict our fate. You can have one without the other. Mood and thought can affect each other but are not the same thing. ...Read more

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Why does depression cause excessive sleepiness?

Why does depression cause excessive sleepiness?

Depression: Hypersomnia occurs in depression not because of exhaustion or fatigue in the conventional sense. Rather, sleeping excessively can be thought of as a defense against dealing with life, and avoiding as much of it as possible. ...Read more

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Does dizziness cause nystagmus?

Does dizziness cause nystagmus?

Maybe: Dizziness is a very ambiguous and subjective word that can mean many things. Nystagmus is an objective finding. That means, a good doc can examine a patient and determine if they have nystagmus.It means the eyes are rhythmically moving in a particular direction.The direction and speed can be useful in making a diagnosis. Not all dizziness results in nystagmus as nystagmus usually means inner ear. ...Read more

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Does anemia cause mood swings?

Does anemia cause mood swings?

Not really: Anemia is the low hemoglobin level that can be secondary to many causes. U can be fatigued and may feel short of breath because of anemia and that feeling of generalized weakness can make u cranky though. ...Read more

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Does clonazepam cause fatigue?

Does clonazepam cause fatigue?

Clonazepam : Yes it can cause sedation and fatigue depending on the dose and if u. R used to it or not. ...Read more

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Does venlafaxine cause paranoia?

Does venlafaxine cause paranoia?

Possibly.: In patients with depression and psychosis, serotonergic-noradrenergic meds like venlafaxine could cause irritability, agitation, and possibly paranoia. These patients should be treated with antipsychotics/mood stabillizers first before being prescribed anti-depressants like venlafaxine. ...Read more

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Does lamotrigine cause dizzy spells?

Possible: Most medications can cause dizziness but it should be confirmed that the spells occur only when you take the medication. You should stop the medication for about 2 weeks. If no dizzy spells occur then take the culprit drug again. If dizziness reoccurs then it is proved otherwise not. ...Read more

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Does situational depression usually cause many symptoms?

Does situational depression usually cause many symptoms?

It can: Situation depression, often called reactive depression, refers to changes in mood and functioning that result from something happening such as work-related stress or relationship problems. Symptoms can be as severe is "major depression, " including poor sleep, change in appetite, loss of energy, even suicidal thoughts. If it is overwhelming, seek help. ...Read more

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Does insomnia causes diziness?

Insomnia effects: Trouble sleeping can cause many symptoms, including fatigue, trouble concentrating, emotional changes, changes in appetite, and perhaps dizziness or lightheadedness. Sometimes it's hard to know which came first. It is also hard to know if they are related. ...Read more

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What symptoms does depression cause?

What symptoms does depression cause?

Several: Mood is sad and mostly non responsive to environmental changes, for more than 2 weeks. Sleep changes (either too much or not enough); loss of interest in usual activities; inordinate guilt; lack of energy; difficulty with thinking & concentrating; changes in appetite & weight (usually reduced, but can be increased); agitation or lethargy; suicidal preoccupations and/or plans. ...Read more

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Does low BP cause tiredness or does tiredness cause low BP?

Does low BP cause tiredness or does tiredness cause low BP?

Low BP: Can work both ways. Please see your doctor as soon as possible or go to the nearest Emergency facility. ...Read more

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Does methadone cause severe mood swings?

Does methadone cause severe mood swings?

Possible: Any medication the works on the brain directly can have effects on mood. If the only new medication it the methadone, then there could be a connection. ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Dizziness (Definition)

Dizziness is a feeling of light headedness that includes loss of balance, vertigo, or the feeling as ...Read more