Doctor insights on:
Is There Difference For Men And Women In Types Of Panic Attacks
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
How to tell difference between anxiety and panic attacks vs an actual medical problem or emergency.
Im having panic attacks and been diagnosed with rhd last month, just wondering what's the difference of a hear attack and panic attack..Thankyou?
Not Easy to Tell: Those with gad, like you (& i) often exaggerate symptoms & then have panic attacks. The big difference is that a heart attack will generally be the most severe pain you ever have experienced while a panic attack generally you just feel impending doom - like something bad will or could be happening because of the slightest twitch. When in doubt, call 911 (000 in aus) - better safe than sorry! ...Read more
How can I tell the difference between true breathlessness caused by illness and breathlessness caused by panic attacks?
There is no good: way to differentiate between the two other than to rule out all organic causes of breathlessness through medical examination and testing. If every test is normal than by exclusion it is most likely psychological (Panic). ...Read more
What are the symptoms of andropause in men? Can it cause panic attacks and chills? And what is the average length of duration? What can be done?
Different problems: Sleep apnea is a breathing-related sleep disorder involving brief periods that a person stops breathing while sleeping. This triggers an alarm system in the brain to wake the person up so he/she will start breathing again. Nocturnal panic attacks are discrete periods involving extreme anxiety associated with physiological changes in heart rate, breathing, sweating, etc. That occur at night. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dr is increasing my Effexor (venlafaxine) xr 150mg to 300mg is that safe and will that also help anxiety and panic attacks. What is the difference between 150 & 300?
If xanax/Valium help with my panic attacks why is my pcp pushing antidepressants on me?Also whats the difference?Im not depressed I just get nervous.
See answer: Many antidepressants are very effective for anxiety, especially the 'serotonin-boosting' meds like Prozac, (fluoxetine) etc. They are longer-lasting, provide better coverage than shorter -acting Xanax/Valium type meds and are not potentially addicting. Your doc is correct. Glad you're not depressed. I hope this helps. ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Symptoms of panic attacks in men
- Difference between panic attack and anxiety attack
- Is there a difference between panic and anxiety attacks?
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Difference in rogaine for men women
- Differences between womens mens water polo balls
- What is difference between mens gymnastics and womens gymnastics?
- What is the difference between mens womens hockey equipment?
- Talk to a psychologist online for free