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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Anxiety (Definition)

Anxiety is a general term for several disorders that cause nervousness, fear, apprehension, and worrying. These disorders affect how we feel and behave, and they can manifest real physical symptoms. Mild anxiety is vague and unsettling, while severe anxiety can be extremely debilitating, having a serious ...Read more


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How can I treat this anxiety attack? Kind of welling up in my chest.

How can I treat this anxiety attack? Kind of welling up in my chest.

Psychotherapy option: As a psychologist, i recommend a structured cognitive behavioral therapy program that will teach you how to better understand and control your emotional feelings. These skills can help you decrease or eliminate anxiety/panic feelings as well as help you be more confident and in control. ...Read more

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How do I get the doctors at an e.R. To treat me for another anxiety attack?

Go to the ER: You might also consider seeing a psychologist who treats panic disorder. There are a number of "tools and techniques" that have been developed to help a person better handle their anxiety and/or anxiety attacks. Key researchers in the field include dr. David barlow. ...Read more

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Ever hear of someone having a silent anxiety attack. How can u treat them. I struggle w them as soon as my face is red hot thats how i know its coming?

Ever hear of someone having a silent anxiety attack. How can u treat them. I struggle w them as soon as my face is red hot thats how i know its coming?

Silent Panic Attack?: Nope, i've never heard that term. Here are the diagnostic criteria for panic attack. Sweating, trembling, heart palpitations, fear of dying or going crazy, feeling of choking, chills or hot flashes, shortness of breath, nausea or abdominal distress, derealization or depersonalization. If a person has 4 or more of those symptoms in a very short period of time, silent or not, it's a panic attack. ...Read more

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3, 5 months pregnant. Just had an anxiety attack. My heart is still racing. Is this normal? How can I avoid it or at least treat it when happens? Thnks

3, 5 months pregnant. Just had an anxiety attack. My heart is still racing. Is this normal? How can I avoid it or at least treat it when happens? Thnks

Seek help: There are many reasons for anxiety attacks, such as medical conditions, fears about your pregnancy, social stresses, and insomnia, just to name a few. It's best to speak with your ob, who can suggest treatments that are safe during pregnancy. If the anxiety attacks continue, it would be good to seek a consultation from a psychiatrist. Hope this answer helps. ...Read more

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What an anxiety attack is?

What an anxiety attack is?

Anxiety and Panic: Anxiety and panic often hit in "attack" form, coming on suddenly along with sweating, fast breathing and a feeling of loss of control. They can also build slowly, and may ihave irritability, insomnia, headaches and an upset stomach. The causes of the attack differ greatly between people. Talking to a counselor can help you understand your triggers and deal with them in a positive manner. ...Read more

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I had a anxiety attack, what to do?

I had a anxiety attack, what to do?

Panic attack: If you can find a quiet place - do so. Breath in slowly & deeply through your nostrils. Fill your lungs with air (but not to the point of discomfort). Hold for a count of five then slowly begin to exhale through an open mouth. Repeat at least 12 times, longer if you need to. If you haven't been assessed for your panic/ anxiety - that would be prudent. Take care. ...Read more

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Can you eat after an anxiety attack?

Yes.: It's okay to eat after an anxiety attack. If you are throwing up, however, it may be wise to wait until your anxiety is under control before starting to take food. ...Read more

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What's a normal anxiety attack like?

What's a normal anxiety attack like?

Panic Attack: Panic attacks can develop rapidly ; include: marked anxiety; rapid, pounding heart beat; chest tightness or pain; shortness of breath with hyperventilation; hot or cold flashes; a sense of butterflies in the stomach, nausea or even vomiting; tingling of mouth or extremities; increased sweating; feeling faint or lightheaded; headache or shaking. There may be difficulty swallowing or tight throat;. ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Ali
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Feeling Anxious (Definition)

different subjective and objective symptoms of anxiety. The ones usually first encountered are: rapid heart beats, increased breathing, hypervigilance, and rapid thinking. For a complete list and a thorough understanding of the how's and why's ...Read more