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Can hashimoto's thyroiditis cause panic attacks?

Can hashimoto's thyroiditis cause panic attacks?

Typically not direct: Hashimoto's will have a brief high thyroid state before the patient becomes low thyroid; when this brief period of too much thyroid hormone happens, the patient may be more agitated.Also if the patient's thyroid medication is appropriate replaced, panic attacks would not be associated with the disease directly; however any one with a chronic disease is more prone to anxiety including panic attacks. ...Read more

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Inflammation Of The Thyroid (Definition)

Several common forms of thyroiditis. Subacute thyroidits is from a virus. Your thyroid is tender, transient hyperthyroidism, but then resolution. Hashimotos thyroiditis is usually without pain, eventually causes hypothyroidism, but can coexist with graves hyperthyroidism. Two other forms are post partum thyroiditis and "painless" thyroiditis; transient hyper followed by ...Read more


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Does hashimoto's thyroiditis cause panic attacks ?

Does hashimoto's thyroiditis cause panic attacks ?

Not to that extent: But the initial phase can be associated with mood swings and anxiety. With treatment and stability of thyroxine levels, you should expect gradual improvement (can take up to several months). ...Read more

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Treated for thyroidits (hashi's ruled out) w/ 75mcg levo/10mcg cytomel (liothyronine) but experiencing panic attacks nausea, trouble breathing, hot flashes nightime?

Treated for thyroidits (hashi's ruled out) w/ 75mcg levo/10mcg cytomel (liothyronine) but experiencing panic attacks nausea, trouble breathing, hot flashes nightime?

Mood and hormones: Hypo or hyper thyroid states may serious impact not only the body but the brain...mind. 1% of the chronic patients in state mental hospitals are cured and released each year, when their thyroid status is corrected. See your family medical doctor or endocrinologist soon. ...Read more

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Can levimir cause panic attacks?

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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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 can cause 10 minute panic attacks?

Panic: If otherwise physically healthy, untreated chronic panic disorder can show longer-lasting attacks. ...Read more

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What could cause an onset of panic attacks?

Anything/Nothing: The thing about panic attacks is that they can come out of the blue and for no particular reason. Or they may occur as the result of certain stressful situations, or other non-stressful situations like going to the store. One problem is, let's say a person has a panic attack at the store. He or she may then relate that store to the panic and avoid going to the store afraid they will panic. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of my constant panic attacks?

Many things: If you have a history of panic, then poor sleep, use of caffeine, nicotine, illicit drugs, alcohol or psychosocial stressors could play a role. If you don't have a history of panic, then you should see your doctor to be sure you don't have a medical condition causing this such as hypoglycemia or thyroid disease. ...Read more

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What causes panic attacks with hyperventilation?

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Panic: Usually there are no clear triggers for panic attacks. Finding good therapist that works with cognitive behavior therapy will help u explore the dynamics underlying your anxiety, and eventually concur the attacks. ...Read more

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What causes panic attacks? Can lonliness be a cause?

Result not cause: Panic attacks by definition are unexpected (ie "out of the blue" and without specific cause) and result in avoidace of situations in which attack occurred. The extreme is called agoraphobia which is a fear of being in open spaces. Fear of being alone is monophobia which can lead to anxiety, but not specifically panic attacks. ...Read more

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Can panic attacks cause temporary vision loss?

Can panic attacks cause temporary vision loss?

Maybe: Panic attacks can be very scary. Usually your heart races you perspire and breathe hard. If your blood pressure falls, your vision could be constricted and you may black out. You need to see your doctor right away to confirm these are indeed panic attacks and not something more serious and you can seek help for these. ...Read more

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Can oxybutynin cause someone to get panic attacks?

Can oxybutynin cause someone to get panic attacks?

Oxybutynin & Panic: Ditropan (oxybutynin) is used to treat overactive bladder. It can cause nausea, dry mouth, blurred vision, headaches, dizziness & rash. Some cases develop nervousness, but to my knowledge, no panic attacks are reported. ...Read more

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Help please! could bisoprolol cause panic attacks?

Help please! could bisoprolol cause panic attacks?

Bisoprolol has side: Effects that can seem like a panic attack. Stress over ses and/or condition being treated may trigger panic attack. Serious side effects require medical attention: slow, fast, or pounding heartbeats; chest pain, feeling like you might pass out; confusion, hallucinations; short of breath, even w/ mild exertion; numbness/tingling, or cold feeling in hands and feet. Seek help. Best regards for relief. ...Read more

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What are the causes of panic attacks and how can you get rid of them?

Learn 2 Manage Panic: Panic is fueled by oxygen. When panicking u r getting too much! so try 2slow ur breathing! better yet, 2keep more carbon dioxide in ur system: cup ur hands & breathe in/out thru them. Do learn about panic. Some self-help strategies: http://bit.Ly/xjnhyf psychoeducation & cognitive behavioral therapy (cbt) can help u learn 2manage & even overcome panic & anxiety. Impt: see ur pcp 4physical workup. ...Read more

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Would the ER help me with panic attacks, cause i'm having bad one right now?

Are you in treatment: For panic attacks currently? The er is likely to evaluate for medical causes of symptoms and to give you medication to help you feel calmer. If you have not been formally evaluated for your panic attacks that is warranted. There are a number of effective treatment approached. Take care. P.S. Don't drive if you are experiencing panic. ...Read more

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My urine pH is 5.What are the causes ? It there any link between it and panic attacks?

My urine pH is 5.What are the causes ? It there any link between it and panic attacks?

No,cover with PCP: A renal consult might be wise since the causes could range from nothing to worry about to something that needs to be looked into now. Pcp=primary care physician which is another way of saying family doctor. ...Read more

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How can I tell the difference between true breathlessness caused by illness and breathlessness caused by panic attacks?

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

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What are possible causes of panic attacks that come out of nowhere? As in, not doing anything in particular.. possible neuro imbalances? Serotonin?

Don't know: like a lot of other things in the world of Psychiatry and neurology, panic attacks are somewhat of a mystery. I have had people with panic attacks, who are actually having seizures. I would see a neurologist to make sure that these are just panic attacks ...Read more

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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?

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?

Low libido: Andropause, or low t with ageing can show up with low libido, weight gain, hot flushes and many other ways. Get a blood test and talk with your doctor. Make sure he/she checks a psa at same text if you're over 40. ...Read more

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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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