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Does menieres come in attacks?

Does menieres come in attacks?

Yes: One of the important characteristics of meniere's is that it is episodic, occurring in attacks of any one, two or three of the symptoms (vertigo, tinnitus, types of hearing loss). These come unexpectedly, may occur one-five times per year, usually last between 2-20 minutes, but may last 24 hrs, may be mild or very severe and disabling (stay in dark quiet place and rest). Yes, it comes in attacks. ...Read more

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Can anxiety like attacks cause elevated epinephrine in urine? I'm not anxious but suffer strange attacks daily/nightly! Annoying!!!!

Can anxiety like attacks cause elevated epinephrine in urine?  I'm not anxious but suffer strange attacks daily/nightly! Annoying!!!!

See your doctor : Anxiety attacks can occur due to a variety of causes. See your doctor for an evaluation. For instance, you could have a thyroid disorder. A condition called pheochromocytoma which is a tumor of the adrenal gland can cause an elevation of urinary catecholamines. This condition also causes anxiety along with other symptoms. See your doctor who can evaluate you and treat your condition. Best! ...Read more

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Can built up stress and worry cause panic attacks and feelings of detachment that will eventually go away?

Can built up stress and worry cause panic attacks and feelings of detachment that will eventually go away?

Panic: Yes, consultation with a mental health professional, or your Dr would be advisable to diagnose properly and find the underlying cause. Best of lucks ! ...Read more

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In cases of heart attack or ami, why do people have varying symptoms?

In cases of heart attack or ami, why do people have varying symptoms?

We vary: Each of us has different thresholds, sensitivities, nerve patterns on the inside , like we do on the outside. ...Read more

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It's said that anxiety can develop heart diseases. In both the anxiety and exercise, heart beats go up but why can anxiety cause disease?

It's said that anxiety can develop  heart diseases. In both the anxiety and exercise, heart beats go up but why can anxiety cause disease?

Primarily associated: with chronic anger/hostility along with life changes, both bad (& less so) good ones. Anxiety/fear associations have not held up. Primary documented physiologic drivers are lipoproteins (not cholesterol), blood sugar >low normal, chronic resting systolic BPs >120, smoking & other less freq issues. Ds progresses over decades & ?ed pulse pressure (exercise & anger) ?es incidence of plaque ruptures. ...Read more

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Why does pneumonia cause dementia like symptoms in geriatric patients, but not in younger ones?

Why does pneumonia cause dementia like symptoms in geriatric patients, but not in younger ones?

Aka delirium: Many acute illness may cause transient confusion & agitation i n the elderly especially post op also-most likely due to metabolic factors. ...Read more

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Why does built up gas cause panic attacks?

Why does built up gas cause panic attacks?

It doesn't: Build up gas can, however, cause abdominal pain, which might in some people lead to a panic attack. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have panic attacks with temporary paralysis (Pseudoparalysis) as been getting attacks and one side of my body gets in awful pain and?

Is it possible to have panic attacks with temporary paralysis (Pseudoparalysis) as been getting attacks and one side of my body gets in awful pain and?

Panic & paralysis: indicates a need to see your doctor. If he/she rules out a medical/neurological condition please see a mental health professional for treatment of your panic disorder. Panic attacks are very treatable and self-limiting. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Can you tell me in Parkinson's disease, does dopamine loss occur merely in the striatum or does it occur in the s.niagra too?

Can you tell me in Parkinson's disease, does dopamine loss occur merely in the striatum or does it occur in the s.niagra too?

Pigmented nuclei: The dopamine loss involves predominantly the basal ganglia area, but also involves dorsal vagal nucleus, substantial nigra, and areas of any dopamine interaction within brain and brain stem. But, to be complete, Parkinson's is a multi-neurotransmitter degenerative deficiency syndrome with other neurotransmitter systems involved. ...Read more

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2 severe attacks of vertigo, years apart, this time vommiting and sweating, MS is in my family, could it be connected?

2 severe attacks of vertigo,  years apart, this time vommiting and sweating, MS is in my family, could it be connected?

Inner ear: Severe vertigo, associated with vomiting is most likely inner ear, but cannot fully rule out a brainstem lesion, especially within the medulla. Do you in fact, have a diagnosis of ms, or is the issue, other family members? A cat scan is not going to assist in confirmation, as an MRI is needed. Seek a neurologist and go through your two episodes, they may have both been viral labyrinthritis. ...Read more

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I suffer from panic attacks. When i just worked out i felt the same symptoms of my attack. Can the cause of my panic attacks be lack of exercise?

I suffer from panic attacks. When i just worked out i felt the same symptoms of my attack. Can the cause of my panic attacks be lack of exercise?

Maybe.: Sometimes panic attacks are due to external or internal triggers that are not consciously recognized by a person. Regular exercise may help decrease your overall level of anxiety ; tension. You may want to try deep breathing, meditation, yoga or other relaxation techniques. Write down things you like about yourself ; read them daily. Try not to be too critical of yourself. ...Read more

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