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Recovering from clipping surgery 2 months ago. My only symptom is anxiety, crying for no reason and panic attacks. Who can help me?

Recovering from clipping surgery 2 months ago. My only symptom is anxiety, crying for no reason and panic attacks. Who can help me?

See a Psychiatrist : You are having symptoms of anxiety and depression. You should consult a psychiatrist who can help you out with medication and counseling.If indicated. Prayer, meditation.Yoga and exercise can also help your symptoms. ...Read more

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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 suffer panic attacks, if I need surgery for an ovarian cyst is there anything I can do to control the panic? Thanks

I suffer panic attacks, if I need surgery for an ovarian cyst is there anything I can do to control the panic? Thanks

Let the medical: team know beforehand so that they can help you through this. Sometimes a mild anti- anxiety medication can be taken. Hypnosis and auricular acupuncture are two other good options for decreasing your anxiety. Take care. ...Read more

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Father had septoplasty surgery today and requested for Xanax (alprazolam) for panic attacks of not breathing through nose. Is this safe after anesthesia.

Father had septoplasty surgery today and requested for Xanax (alprazolam) for panic attacks of not breathing through nose. Is this safe after anesthesia.

Once the : Anesthesia has worn off , it should be okay in appropriate doses. Keep in mind that it ca. Intersect with narcotic pain medication and cause serious respiratory depression. Use only as advised and with caution. ...Read more

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Wisdom tooth surgery in a couple hours - i think i'm inducing a panic attack. How can I calm down?

Wisdom tooth surgery in a couple hours - i think i'm inducing a panic attack. How can I calm down?

Ask for sedation: Wisdom tooth surgery requires the dentist to have complete cooperation from the patient. If you feel that you cannot get through the procedure then sedation would make you comfortable enough to tolerate the procedure. Call the dental office right away as the dentist should be notified prior to you being in the dental chair. ...Read more

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Y do panic attacks make you feel numb n out of body?

Y do panic attacks make you feel numb n out of body?

Panic attacks: Can make you feel numb and out of body, plus many other things. It could be that or a desire to avoid the present ups and downs of life. A clinical psychologist or your doc can help. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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How do I stop panic attacks?

Several ways : Panic attacks can be just that-panic attacks. Or it could be issues with heart irregularities, mitral valve insufficiency for instance. When do they occur & under what circumstances, or are they random?Does exercise trigger them? Are they associated with any medication you may be taking, adhd meds for instance? Answering these questions with your physician will then determine correct treatment. ...Read more

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Tell me about panic attacks?

A panic attack is : due to anxiety. Panic attacks sxs: Anxiety; rapid, pounding heart; chest tightness/pain; shortness of breath w hyperventilation; hot /cold flashes; butterflies in stomach, nausea or vomiting; tingling of mouth or extremities; ^ sweating; feeling faint or lightheaded; headache or shaking, difficulty swallowing or tight throat; they usually peak w/i 10 mins. Anxiety symptoms can include feeling ...Read more

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How do i stop panic attacks?

CBT + Medicatiion: Panic disorder is a form of anxiety disorder . The most effective treatment is psychotherapy , ps, particularly cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). Medications that treat anxiety such as the SSRI ( For example Prozac , lexapro , Zoloft) can be effective as well . Reports in the literature suggest that the combination of meds + therapy has the greatest benefit both short and long term . Good luck ...Read more

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Do panic attacks stay forever ?

Not necessarily : They can resolve with proper treatment. Medication plus cognitive behavioral therapy to identify and modify the cause of the panic attacks. ...Read more

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How do I control panic attacks?

See the link below: Panic attacks treatment (diy) - therapy www.Selftherapy.Org/panic-attacks-treatment.Php free transcript describes a self treatment for panic attacks and other anxiety disorders. ...Read more

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Can levimir cause panic attacks?

Unlikely: Levemir (insulin detemir) a long acting basal Insulin does not have know side effects of inducing panel attacks directly. Panic attacks can be 2ndary from overwhelming emotional response that's been triggered. ...Read more

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How can I treat my panic attacks?

How can I treat my panic attacks?

Regular: Routine aerobic exercise combined with mild to moderate weight lifting 2-3 times per week,for 30min to 1hr. Intensity: each time until shirt is dripping with sweat. Also yoga is excellent and so is Tai Chi. Meditation or mindfulness training. If that is not enough, see your primary care physician to rule out any medical cause and if none, refer you to a psychiatrist or therapist. Take care ...Read more

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What to do about my panic attacks?

SEE A PSYCHIATRIST: A psychiatrist can use medicine to reduce the attacks and psychotherapy to give a person control of his worries and anxiety. ...Read more

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What can be done for panic attacks?

What can be done for panic attacks?

A LOT!!!: There are many treatments for panic attacks but first you need a really thorough evaluation to determine that this is truly what the diagnosis is. Then you can get therapy if the symptoms are mild and therapy and medications if severe. Antidepressants like prozac, paxil, (paroxetine) and zoloft have been used. Also the benzodiazepine class of medications like xanax. Talk to your physician for help and guidance. ...Read more

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What causes panic attacks at night?

Panic: One theory is that late in the day when you are less physically active while your brain is still producing adrenaline (anxiety chemical), you can be more prone to get anxious, plus it coincides with the time when people normally are thinking about the events of the day instead of distracting themselves with physical activity. ...Read more

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What to do for panic attacks in men?

What to do for panic attacks in men?

Same treatment as: For women. You may want to meet with a therapist who specializes in anxiety and panic attacks. Cognitive behavioral treatment is very successdul sometimes with some added insight oriented treatment to understand some of the causal factors.. ...Read more

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What should I do to stop panic attacks?

Get treatment: Both psychotherapy and medications are effective in treating panic disorder. A combination is most effective. See a psychiatrist for evaluation and treatment. ...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