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Last 4 months 27 pounds unintentional weight lost, fatigue, panic attacks, anxiety, 26 y female now 145 pounds, could I have cancer?

Last 4 months 27 pounds unintentional weight lost, fatigue, panic attacks, anxiety, 26 y female now 145 pounds, could I have cancer?

Possible: Unintentional wt. Loss of 27 lbs require some form of evaluation especially when associated with fatigue and anxiety. A good physical exam and PET/CAT essential to R.O. lesions that may have arisen in pancreas, ovary lung as well as other sites. If neg. Other causes to be ruled out. ...Read more

Panic (Definition)

Panic is a psychological and somatic state of anxiety usually involving extreme fear, characterized by symptoms such as shortness of breath, rapid pounding heartbeat, sometimes dizziness or light-headedness, tunnel vision, a sense of unreality, and a feeling of needing to escape from ...Read more


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I am suffering from panic attacks, chest pains and fatigue. I am under a lot of stress recently, but I don't believe that's the cause. Any help?

I am suffering from panic attacks, chest pains and fatigue. I am under a lot of stress recently, but I don't believe that's the cause. Any help?

A few causes such as: Chest pains in a 16 year old wouldn't be from anything cardiac such as a heart attack. Fatigue can be due to stress, anemia, poor diet, inactivity or thyroid issues. Panic attacks don't happen from anything except from anxiety/stress.
I think blood tests checking for anemia and thyroid issues might help you rule out other causes. ...Read more

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Went to beach today, ate bfast and wet myself in water, 90 degrees slight humid felt very fatigued and like I would pass out is that normal or anxiety? I get panic attacks but not sure why today. Am 37 female

Went to beach today, ate bfast and wet myself in water, 90 degrees slight humid felt very fatigued and like I would pass out is that normal or anxiety? I get panic attacks but not sure why today. Am 37 female

More eval needed: There is probably another explanation. This doesn't sound like a panic attack, but since you have panic at times, and because you raise the question, I suggest you sort this out further with a mental health expert. (there is effective treatment). And, if abrupt fatigue & feeling like passing out continues to occur, a physical assessment is also warranted. ...Read more

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Went to beach today, ate bfast and wet myself in water, 90 degrees slight humid felt very fatigued and like I would pass out is that normal or anxiety? I get panic attacks but not sure why today. Am 37 female

Went to beach today, ate bfast and wet myself in water, 90 degrees slight humid felt very fatigued and like I would pass out is that normal or anxiety? I get panic attacks but not sure why today. Am 37 female

More eval needed: There is probably another explanation. This doesn't sound like a panic attack, but since you have panic at times, and because you raise the question, I suggest you sort this out further with a mental health expert. And, if abrupt fatigue & feeling like passing out continues to occur, a physical assessment is also warranted. ...Read more

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I have squeezing pressure in chest and I am fatigued (fatigue is typical for me). I've had a few panic attacks this week. Should I go to the ER?

Yes: Report to the ER immediately to rule out cardiac problems or anything organic that could be causing the symptoms. Once all physical causes are ruled out, have an evaluation done by the ER psychiatrist for possible panic attack symptoms. Get to the ER right now. ...Read more

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Panic attack->Derealization (10mths)->period of fatigue-> feel detached->period of energy; worried of losing grip on reality. Analyze myself a lot.?

Panic attack->Derealization (10mths)->period of fatigue-> feel detached->period of energy; worried of losing grip on reality. Analyze myself a lot.?

Psych Eval: My recommendation is to start with a psychological evaluation. I'd imagine these symptoms are getting in the way. Consider getting a better understanding of what is going on and follow your psychologist's treatment recommendations. ...Read more

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Why do I have panic attacks when my period is ending? They come on rapidly right when it's ending and I feel fatigued and dizzy.

Why do I have panic attacks when my period is ending? They come on rapidly right when it's ending and I feel fatigued and dizzy.

Related to anxiety: "Menstruation leads to a number of hormonal changes that can cause physical and emotional effects that may contribute to anxiety. There is no single reason for this anxiety, but multiple factors probably are at work", according to some specialists. Some call the condition as Premenstrual Dystrophic Disorder or PMDD, for which no specific treatment is recommended besides OTC symptomatic treatment. ...Read more

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Symptoms: chronic bloat, fatigue, panic attacks, constipation, inactivity and weight loss. My life revolves around the bathroom. Please help me.?

Symptoms: chronic bloat, fatigue, panic attacks, constipation, inactivity and weight loss. My life revolves around the bathroom. Please help me.?

Lots of symptoms....: Hard to give you an answer without exam and possible testing. The weight loss and panic attacks may be related and, in fact, all of this could be related to anxiety/depression and stress. However, please make an appointment with a doctor so these important issues can be resolved. ...Read more

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I have phases of euphoria and sadness, feelings of low self esteem, tiredness, Panic attacks in arguments and phases of self harm since I was a child.

I have phases of euphoria and sadness, feelings of low self esteem, tiredness, Panic attacks in arguments and phases of self harm since I was a child.

You need to seek a: Mental health counselor to seek why you are going through this extreme mood in such a degree. Sounds like Bipolar but to be sure get an assessment so that proper diagnosis and treatment can be rendered. ...Read more

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I'm 19 had IBS after huge stress/anxiety, now it's been 4 months and had medicines but nothing, I'm fatigued, little dizzy and have headaches, also panic attacks. I exercise but not outgoing anymore..

I'm 19 had IBS after huge stress/anxiety, now it's been 4 months and had medicines but nothing, I'm fatigued, little dizzy and have headaches, also panic attacks. I exercise but not outgoing anymore..

Consider: Addressing your stress/ anxiety if you are already on meds for IBS. Talking therapy ranks really high. Cognitive Behavioral therapy or psychotherapy can be effective. Aim for daily exercise, 8 hours of sleep per night & good nutrition w 5 servings of veggies & 4 of fruit per day. Try tai chi, yoga, Qi Gong, progressive muscle relaxation, deep breathing exercises & meditation. Don't isolate. ...Read more

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Anxiety or chronic fatigue syndrome. Had a bad panic attack 3weeks ago. Lately no interest in anything. Lack energy. Feel weak. Headaches.

Anxiety or chronic fatigue syndrome. Had a bad panic attack 3weeks ago. Lately no interest in anything. Lack energy. Feel weak. Headaches.

Anxiety?: From the symptoms description you gave, it sounds like you might have both. Please consult your primary care physician. ...Read more

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Scared.5day trouble breathing, fatigue, dizziness, worsening, comes/goes. Urgentcare said vitals normal so okay not panic attack. Bad rash on face, Serious?

Scared.5day trouble breathing, fatigue, dizziness, worsening, comes/goes. Urgentcare said vitals normal so okay not panic attack. Bad rash on face, Serious?

Enterovirus: This could be a viral illness which will resolve on it's own. If you are having breathing difficulty, you may need to be seen in the ER or be admitted for respiratory support.
There is an epidemic of an enterovirus right now that is sending many children to the hospital for respiratory treatments and fluids, supportive care. Please go to the ER if you are having trouble breathing or are weak. ...Read more

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Queasy, killer headache, increase panic attacks (daily rather then the norm of monthly), fatigue, dizzy (I feel like I'm on a boat), 2 neg preg test?

Queasy, killer headache, increase panic attacks (daily rather then the norm of monthly), fatigue, dizzy (I feel like I'm on a boat), 2 neg preg test?

Inner ear: Infection? Please see your doc to rule out/identify medical conditions. Then consult w/a mental health professional for treatment for your panic attacks. Please get treatment, not only medication, which may or may not be indicated. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I am always fatigued. Sensitive to heat. Morning body temp 95.6-96.8. Cold hands and feet. Anxiety. Panic attacks. Weight gain. Puffy feeling in face?

I am always fatigued. Sensitive to heat. Morning body temp 95.6-96.8. Cold hands and feet. Anxiety. Panic attacks. Weight gain. Puffy feeling in face?

Get a general: Physical exam to r/o obvious causes--diet, weight, circulation, allergies and other possible culprits. Panic w/o physical causes is a psychological problem, so go see a mental health pro. Learn all you can about anxiety. it has a cause and 33 known sx's. Here's a place to start:

http://www. Psychologyproductsandservices. Com/page2.html ...Read more

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Dg ptsd and panic disorder. Have fatigue and muscle soreness/burning after periods of attacks. Is this normal in panic attack/how can I stop it?

Dg ptsd and panic disorder. Have fatigue and muscle soreness/burning after periods of attacks. Is this normal in panic attack/how can I stop it?

Psych Tx: All conditions shown are respiratory. If Dx'd PTSD and Panic, why no Tx? It may help. If you're just approaching this now, try to select carefully. Really look into any medications as to side effects and w/drawal issues. Planning ahead can pay off! . Consider some psych eval sessions to be sure of the Dx if it was sketchy. A good start can lead to a good result. Expect to be tired. Get rest. Best! ...Read more

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My bones hurt abit, I have a headache, panic attacks, I feel very fatigued, extreme stress feeling (chest), red pimples on head. 3 days now, worsenin

My bones hurt abit, I have a headache, panic attacks, I feel very fatigued, extreme stress feeling (chest), red pimples on head. 3 days now, worsenin

Treat anxiety: Your sx seem to be caused by high anxiety. Medications such as ssris [prozac, lexapro, (escitalopram) zoloft, celexa] and low dose benzos [klonopin] might provide rapid relief. You also need talk therapy to identify and treat the causes of your stress. ...Read more

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I have IBS and panic attacks, feel unbalanced sometime, when I fight with someone (fun way) I feel tired and out of breath, also having fatigue, PVC's & lots of random body twitching, I exercise daily?

I have IBS and panic attacks, feel unbalanced sometime, when I fight with someone (fun way) I feel tired and out of breath, also having fatigue, PVC's & lots of random body twitching, I exercise daily?

Dysautonomia: You may have dysautonomia syndrome:symptoms alleviated by avoidance of stimulants, ensuring hydration, using magnesium, vitamin D & omega fish oils (www. Cardiamin. Com, use code: CMC), low dose beta blockers e.g. propranolol 5 to 10 mg 2 to 3 times daily and SSRIs e.g. citalopram 5 to 10mg daily. Read Dr. Ronald Hoffman’s MVP book (www. Amazon. Com) and visit www. Dysautonomiainternational. Com ...Read more

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Insomnia 7yrs, chronic fatigue, anxiety, panic attacks, memory loss, pain back of head, neck, shoulders, hips & depression setting in now. Diagnosis?

Insomnia 7yrs, chronic fatigue, anxiety, panic attacks, memory loss, pain back of head, neck, shoulders, hips & depression setting in now. Diagnosis?

Get an evaluation: When one has a number of long standing symptoms the only way to get an accurate diagnosis is to get a personal evaluation by an experienced clinician. There are hundreds of possibilities based on the symptoms you list. ...Read more

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Could exhaustion and stress cause a panic attack?

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Could exhaustion and stress cause a panic attack?

Panic: Think of the phrase 'bio psycho social'. Bio is for hereditary or medical causes. Psycho is for psychological causes. Social is for exposure to fearful objects. Most cases, however, the cause is not clear, but with therapy & exploring dynamics, it becomes more clear. ...Read more

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How can I cure a panic attack?

How can I cure a panic attack?

Panic: The two kinds of treatments are medication and talk therapy. There are also physical causes for panic attacks, and a good dr should be able to perform some tests to determine if there is a physical cause. You should avoid benzodiazepines like Valium and Xanax (alprazolam) as they are habit forming. Good luck to you. ...Read more

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How can you cure a panic attack?

How can you cure a panic attack?

Learn To Manage?: Panic is fueled by oxygen. When panicking u r getting too much! So try 2slow ur breathing! Better yet, 2keep more carbon dioxide in ur system: cup ur hands & breathe in/out thru them. Do learn about panic. Some self-help strategies: http://bit. Ly/xjnhyf psychoeducation & cognitive behavioral therapy (cbt) can help u learn 2manage & even overcome panic & anxiety. Impt: see ur pcp 4physical workup. ...Read more

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Can I experience a panic attack?

Possibly- what are: The symptoms? Panic attacks often
last 2 to 10 mins. Sx’s can include: sense of severe anxiety or panic, chest tightness or pain, rapid or pounding heartbeat, areas of numbness or pins ; needles type sensation, hot flashes or chills ; heavy perspiration. There may be a tickle sensation in the stomach or nausea, feeling dizzy or faint ; physical shaking. The person may fear that they are going >. ...Read more

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How can you stop a panic attack?

Try The Opposite!: If u feel panic attack coming on or if u're in situation that might bring one on, try this: let it come! Actually let it happen! So if u feel one coming on tell urself "i can handle it -even though it won't feel good! " and before one comes or while it's happening 1) do slow "belly breathing"; & 2) alternate between squeezing & relaxing different muscle groups. U'll learn u have control over them! ...Read more

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What to do during a panic attack?

Bring it on ; then..: If u feel panic attack coming on or if u're in situation that might bring one on, try this: let it come! Actually let it happen! So if u feel one coming on tell urself "i can handle it -even though it won't feel good! " and before one comes or while it's happening 1) do slow "belly breathing"; ; 2) alternate between squeezing ; relaxing different muscle groups. U'll learn u have control over them! ...Read more

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What can I do about panic attacks?

Panicattackself help: Believe in yourself and your Achievements of 35 years of your life.
Believe in Healing Powers of your Body and Mind.
Believe that intense fear will pass or it will be less. Intense.
Be committed to see a Psychiatrist for:
• Therapy
• Medication
• Breathing Relaxation
• Take Medication as prescribed
• Do not use Alcohol while on Medication ...Read more

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How can I deal with panic attacks?

How can I deal with panic attacks?

Knowledge = Power!: Learn about anxiety + ; anxiety/panic "attacks" so u can learn 2 manage them! "panic attacks tend 2 start quickly ; reach a peak within 10 mins. The peak generally lasts 4 about 5 to 10 minutes before the symptoms start 2 settle. However, it can take quite some time for all the symptoms to subside." source=pg on panic disorder by anxiety disorders assn' of british columbia (http://bit. Ly/pylkom). ...Read more

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Panic Attack (Definition)

Panic disorder is a type of anxiety disorder in which someone has repeated attacks of intense fear that something bad will occur when not expected. The person lives in fear that ...Read more