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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?

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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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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Dr. Alan Ali
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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