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How Do You Distinguish The Difference Between Anxiety And Panic Disorder
Anxiety or panic?: Anxiety might be characterized as a more constant background "noise" where panic crescendos or spikes with the anticipation of doom. Panic more rapidly escalates with many physical symptoms. There typically is an associated fear that one might die, lose control, "go crazy, " suffocate, or have a heart attack. Those with generalized anxiety might have a few physical symptoms and are worrywarts. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
I have anxiety and panic disorder. I recently had ekgs. Both say non specific st changes and at junctional changes. I just need to know if this is ok?
Many: There is a wide range of medications commonly used for anxiety disorder and/or panic attacks. The list is long and it includes zoloft, paxil, wellbutrin, prozac, buspar, (buspirone) xanax, valium, klonopin, ativan, etc. Anxiety medications are carefully chosen and effects of meds are closely monitored by physicians, especially ones with high addictive nature. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Experimental: Having positive studies on various ingredients in a supplement, is not the same as saying that a supplement combining these ingredients is effective. The site lists positive studies of l theanine, mg, passion flower, and valerian with anxiety. But there aren't any studies of serendyn itself. Still, it could be worth an experiment: your risk. Natural products have to list public disclaimers. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
35 old male. Anxiety and panic disorder. Sometimes during or after bad bouts of anxiety i experience euphoria for hours. Im not sure if i like it.
Interesting question: This is unusual. Are you taking anything for the anxiety (like a tranquilizer or alcohol) that may cause euphoria as a side-effect? Are you simply euphoric that the anxiety stopped? Less likely possibilities include complex partial seizures, or ultra-rapid cycling bipolar disorder. But i'd consider more likely possibilities first, and definitely advise an in-person evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
To how much extent anxiety and panic disorder is curable can I become symptom free totally if treated at early stage I.e 17yrs old and have mild probl?
You can learn: How to cope with anxiety. The younger you are, the better. Psychologists can teach you ways to reduce anxiety and change unhealthy patterns you may have developed. The sooner you learn new techniques to control anxiety and stress, the sooner you will lead a more relaxed life and avoid anxiety. ...Read more
Yes.: If this is happening to you, make an appointment with a psychiatrist. You do not have to live with this. We are here to help. ...Read more
What do you advise if i was diagnosed with social anxiety, generalized anxiety and panic disorder?
Expert Docs ; Info!: #1) really helps 2have mental health clinician like a clinical psychologist who has specific training/expertise in treatment of anxiety disorders. #2) it's vital 2understand what anxiety is, how it ticks so u can take back ur life from anxiety when it interferes w/ur ability 2function. Consider researching. http://www.anxietybc.org #3) but start w/ur pcp 4 workup 2rule out medical conditions.! ...Read more
I get palpitations as a result of my anxiety and panic disorder, I freak out just as bad now as I did the first one I had. How do I keep from this?
Agree w Dr. Grin: The hyperthyroidism needs to be addressed promptly - often by an endocrinologist. A specific treatment plan would be developed for you. In the meantime, medications such as benzodiazapines, Buspar (buspirone) or antidepressants can help with sxs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Me Benadryl (diphenhydramine) & Nexium for my anxiety and panic disorder, i, what are the side effects?
It sounds like the: Anxiety has negatively effected your GI tract, which explains the use of nexium. Nexium can cause headache, nausea and diarrhea commonly and low magnesium levels and may effect how other medicines work. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is an antihistamine which can cause headache, diarrhea, dizziness, drowsiness and other side effects. ...Read more
What are some natural treatments for anxiety and panic disorder? What may be a good place to seek out assistance in chicago? Thank you in advance.
See below...: Psychotherapy naturally assists in identifying & resolving underlying issues. Word of mouth referral or thru ur family dr. Or check out profiles for good fit in ur area @ www.Psychologytoday.Com +introduce urself to the very powerful self help tool of emotional freedom technique (eft); www.Eftuniverse.Com +mindfulness meditation & relaxation are very powerful tools too! wishing you well! ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Been on Effexor (venlafaxine) xr 150mg for anxiety and panic disorder has helped but still have anxiety dr upped to 225 mg will that help and are any side effects
Appropriate move: Your doctor made a reasonable decision to increase your dose of Effexor (venlafaxine) XR to 225 mg to address your anxiety. If you have been tolerating the medication without problems so far, most likely you will not have any issues. Hopefully with this adjustment, you will achieve the desired benefit. Of note - there can be a dose dependent increase in blood pressure with doses over 300 mg. All the best. ...Read more
Fatigue, OCD, Panic: I feel empathy for your extreme physical and mental fatigue At age 19, problems and conflicts with parents, relationships with turmoil and separations, work and finances can cause Anxiety, panic, physical fatigue. OCD can cause mental fatigue. Relax by Breathing Relaxation, Visual Imagery, Yoga, and Meditation See a Psychiatrist for diagnosis, to cope with stressors in life, obsessions, Medication ...Read more
I suffer from anxiety and panic disorder. Chose twilight instead of propofol for a colonoscopy sedation. Was that the right choice?
I think so, : You will receive versed, a strong anxiolytic that can be given prior and will last after. It will also block any memory of the event. Propofol would put you to sleep but unless you are given something else you would have anxiety otherwise. Propofol also requires special skills to administer also. A nurse can administer the versed. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is antivert (meclizine) okay to take when you are diagnosed with severe anxiety and panic disorder?
I have anxiety and panic disorder,everyday my heart hurts, I feel sick, pluse rate 95 or 100. was told heart is fine.I feel like it is my heart?
Seek therapy: Anxiety/Panic will not just go away w/out treatment. You need to find one you trust and follow through with it. It was good to check out your heart - but if a doctor tested/examined it and says it's fine - you have to be reassured. Perhaps a 2nd opinion will help - but if that agrees, stop thinking it's your heart. CBT therapy is my recommendation - maybe meds as needed. ...Read more
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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