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I can get really jumpy all of a sudden. Paranoid?

I can get really jumpy all of a sudden. Paranoid?

Jumpy: Jumpy is more like anxiety or hypersensitivity. Are you suspicious of motives of others or have unusual beliefs that others don't share with you?. Are you avoidant & fearful of harm from others inspite of reassurance to the contrary?. Do you have other symptoms of anxiety?. Knowledge of those questions may help clarify the issue. ...Read more

Paranoid (Definition)

Someone who fears others mean to harm him/her in some way. They may believe or think others are spying on them or plotting to kill them. When the fear is totally irrational and without basis it may be delusional ...Read more


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Chronic nightmares and jumpiness with anxiety/paranoia?

Chronic nightmares and jumpiness with anxiety/paranoia?

Evaluate for ptsd: These symptoms deserve a workup for cause. This would help diagnose correctly, and this is important treating correctly. They make me wornder about post-traumatic stress disorder [ptsd]. Ptsd is a strong anxiety disorder whch develops for some people after experiencing signiicant trauma. The symptoms can be treate as a whole (maybe starting w ssri) and individually, like Clonidine for nightmare. ...Read more

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I had a vasovagal episode in feb, lone a-fib in june. Now I get fairly frequent muscle jumpiness or jerks, especially when resting. Any connections?

I had a vasovagal episode in feb, lone a-fib in june.  Now I get fairly frequent muscle jumpiness or jerks, especially when resting.  Any connections?

Probably not: Jumpiness or jerking at rest can be caused by a number of factors, but those are not associated with atrial fibrillation or vasovagal episodes, unless you are having a side effect of a medication used to treat either condition. ...Read more

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Help with a sudden jumpiness when Valium wears off?

Help with a sudden jumpiness when Valium wears off?

Valium wearing off: Valium has long half life & can stay in your system up to 100 hours. Safest to try is an antihistamine at times when jumpiness sets in. ...Read more

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I experience jumpiness while asleep?

I experience jumpiness while asleep?

Sleep Study: (as a dentist) i would recommend having a sleep study done- you may suffer from restless leg syndrome. The test results should help you find the answer. ...Read more

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Help with a sudden jumpiness .?

Help with a sudden jumpiness .?

Jumpiness: If symptom of anxiety, then meditation & yoga & relaxation training can help. If symptoms persist, discuss with a psychiatrist about possible medications for anxiety. ...Read more

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Could jumpiness be a mental health problem?

Could jumpiness be a mental health problem?

Could Be Anxiety: High levels of anxiety can cause a release of adrenaline that gives us that "nervous energy" that can make us figety or jumpy. We can also develp an exaggerated startle response, especially with ptsd. ...Read more

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Could jumpiness be a major mental health problem?

Could jumpiness be a major mental health problem?

Perhaps: Some people are just a little anxious, but it doesn't impair their ability to function. However, "jumpiness" or increased startle response could be a sign of posttraumatic stress disorder. It could also indicate that a person is very tense as a result of anxiety. I'd say if it a person finds the jumpiness is causing problems functioning then it would be worth consulting with a psychologist. ...Read more

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Chronic nightmares and jumpiness with anxiety?

Chronic nightmares and jumpiness with anxiety?

Make an appointment : With a sleep medicine doctor to see if this is related to a sleep disorder. If cleared, see a psychiatrist in your area for help. ...Read more

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What causes numbness & jumpiness in arms & legs?

What causes numbness & jumpiness in arms & legs?

Possi myoclonic jerk: More details needed but myoclonic jerks are possible. See a neurologist. ...Read more

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Paranoia (Definition)

Paranoia is a symptom in which the individual's thought process is pervaded by ...Read more