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No: Hi. No, not as a rule. That's a nebulous question, however. Anything more specific? ...Read more
Can afib cause you to have a "head rush" of adrenaline that makes your face and head hot and numb?
Yes: It's called vasovagal response -- talk more with your doctor about this. ...Read more
Why does it feel like my heart is racing but its not? My pulse is within normal range but it feels like a rush of adrenaline in my chest. Anxiety?
Panic Attacks?: There are a number of different types of anxiety disorders. A common type of anxiety reaction is a panic attack. These typically occur suddenly and can have a variety of symptoms such as anxiety, sweating, feeling hot, short of breath, shaky, chest discomfort, etc. Panic attacks sometimes occur in response to specific triggers, but often are completely random events with no identifiable cause. ...Read more
Freeze up: I may be wrong but I suspect this is related to major concerns you don't wan't to bring to the front. Please consider a consult with a psychologist - they are usually very helpful. ...Read more
Yes it can: Anxiety and its manifestation whethe cognitive, physical or behavioral involve the serotonin and the adrenergic / noradrenergic systems...So anxiety attacks are practically synonym to the famous fight or flight response that relies heavily on a surge of noradrenergic activity. ...Read more
Stimulated glands: Adrenaline, or epinephrine, is the 'fight or flight' response hormone that is produced by the body in times of stress, injury, pain, exercise and other physical or emotional changes. It causes many bodily changes including faster heart beat, tremulous feeling, and sweating, etc. Adrenaline directly stimulates sweat glands to produce sweat. ...Read more
WHY??!!!??: Do extreme sports instead to get a natural rush or any sport or exercise. ...Read more
What could a 2 second head rush be that kinda makes you more backwards in your seat? Is this an adrenaline rush
Anything: Any number of things could cause this. The fact that it lasted a couple of seconds requires you see your doctor for a work up. ...Read more
Is rapid /hard heartbeat normal followed by adrenaline rush even if in bed seems random its happening more often now its been happening for years
No: Decreased heart rate variability can cause a delay in having your heart rate come down after exercise or stressful situations, but if it is episodic and coming on at rest, this should be checked out to rule out arrhythmia. ...Read more
Worked out all day for the first time in a long time and got a adrenaline rush that did not let me sleep. Shouldn't it be the opposite? Is this normal?
Treat anxiety: To cut down on symptoms of anxiety, treat the anxiety. Start with a medical evaluation to check for health conditions which could predispose to anxiety or cause these symptoms. Psychiatric evaluation for further treatment, incl. Meds. Psychotherapy (cbt and/or psychodynamic, depending on your needs) can be very helpful. Also meditation & breathing exercises on your own. Avoid stimulants. ...Read more
Sometimes I get a butterfly/adrenaline rush feeling throughout my whole body when sitting and doing nothing? Is this anxiety?
It could be positive: Anxiety. What people call anxiety usually has a negative feeling connected to it. You are not describing this as a negative experience. Before fun exciting events, we do get a positive rush. This level of "anxiety" helps us do our best on performances or tests. When it goes to too high a level and interferes with performance, it is what we call negative anxiety. ...Read more
After adrenaline rush, is it normal to feel super shaky and shiver uncontrollably? I get this multiple times a night.
Panic reactions: Suspect you are experiencing panic reactions, but other disorders may be underlying causes. Simple to treat these kinds of disorders. Have your doctor confirm, and do check thyroid and blood functions to be complete. Doubt cardiac issues, but EKG should also be done. ...Read more
I get so excited I can't sleep because of a continuous adrenaline rush. Is there some way to control it, or get rid of it temporarily?
See doctor: You may need to see a psychiatrist or psychologist to help you control your bodies reaction to being excited. ...Read more
I wake up with an adrenaline rush, and have large amounts of white mucus in the night hours. Second time since I started in the wood mill business.
No set number: No set number. Kinda depends how worked up you are. ...Read more
Is it possible with panic attacks to give yourself an adrenaline rush or head rish by just thinking that it is gonna happen?
Yes: That could be called: in vitro exposure. It can actually be a very powerful tool. If one can imagine a situation and have a panic attack and then, just allow the anxiety to wash over until it naturally goes away, one can eventually rid themselves of the anxiety. It is part of the exposure & response prevention paradigm and is very effective. If a person cam do it, they can avoid needing medicines. ...Read more
When I'm trying to fell asleep, I get an adrenaline rush and wakes me up everytime. It looks like anxiety. How to overcome this?
Please clarify: The term "adrenaline rush" has no medical meaning. It's a colloquialism. "Adrenaline" isn't a medical term here in the US; here the hormone is called "epinephrine." (It's "adrenaline" in the UK & British Commonwealth.) So you'll have to repost & clarify what YOU mean by "adrenaline rush." ...Read more
After an adrenaline rush (for no particular reason) is it normal to feel shaky and shiver uncontrollably? If so, why does this happen?
Really sleepy, tried. But can't sleep. As soon as I drift off I am jerked awake, shocked awake with palpation fast hb like a adrenaline rush. Wats up?
I've been taking Effexor (venlafaxine) for three weeks and am getting an "adrenaline rush" feeling. Is this a temporary side effect, or likely not to go away?
Side effect: Not uncommon with this medication when you start it. If it continues for another 2-3 weeks, talk to your prescribing healthcare provider. This side effect usually goes away in 4-8 weeks. Good Luck. ...Read more
My heart will beat real hard one time along with an adrenaline rush. It feels like it is going to jump out of my chest. What is happening?
-RushJustAin'tABand-: Sounds like your having an extra heart beat. It can make you feel like your neck is going to explode and if they occur too often may give you a headache and lumps in your throat. Sounds like you're having a pretty intense reaction to them. Maybe they're scaring you. Don't be, unless they come frequently and give you chest pains. There's an outside chance something else is a cause so see your doctor. ...Read more