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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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Does zofran (ondansetron) stop nausea from panic attacks?

Does zofran (ondansetron) stop nausea from panic attacks?

It can: yes, the medication can short-circuit nausea and vomiting due to panic attacks. Better solution might be to reduce the panic attacks themselves either entirely or by intensity and frequency. Then, Zofran (ondansetron) becomes a non-issue. ...Read more

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Can Zofran (ondansetron) help severe nausea caused by anxiety/panic attack?

Can Zofran (ondansetron) help severe nausea caused by anxiety/panic attack?

Nausea/Anxiety: Zofran (ondansetron) may help, but takes time to digest & get into your system. Anxiety attacks happen quickly & therefore the treatment should be directed at controlling the anxiety. Treatments include see a mental health specialist for "talk therapy" as well as possibly taking a medication on a regular basis. If the anxiety is controlled, then the nausea & any other symptoms you may feel, will be controlled ...Read more

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I have nausea a lot lately. It's very frustrating. I get panic attacks to. Why does this happen?

I have nausea a lot lately. It's very frustrating. I get panic attacks to. Why does this happen?

GP: You should go see your general practitioner doctor, it could be a side effect of a medicine you're taking, out it could be untreated anxiety disorder. Ask for a referral for a good therapist. ...Read more

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I have begun having a problem with frequent and violent panic attacks and nausea, i keep seeing blood in my vomit, what's going on?

I have begun having a problem with frequent and violent panic attacks and nausea, i keep seeing blood in my vomit, what's going on?

See an MD: Blood in your vomit! likely gastrointestinal problems ?Bleeding ulcer - panics both can be caused by stress. Definitely need to get a consultations with an md. ...Read more

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I've been having repeat panic attacks. I have a puke fear & when they start i get sudden nausea. But I've never puked from one. What causes this feeling?

I've been having repeat panic attacks. I have a puke fear & when they start i get sudden nausea. But I've never puked from one. What causes this feeling?

Autonomic N.S.: Panic attacks feed the autonomic nervous system which controls bodily functions, such as digestion. The nauseous feeling arises from part of the digestive system, eg. Stomach, and tells the brain you feel nauseous. Since you fear vomiting and you feel nauseous, the panic attack gets much worse you should see a psychiatrist or psychologist trained to deal with panic attacks. ...Read more

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I have been getting sharp head pains, on top, left, right. Couple of seconds then gone. No headaches, nausea. I suffer from minor/plus panic attacks.

I have been getting sharp head pains, on top, left, right. Couple of seconds then gone. No headaches, nausea. I suffer from minor/plus panic attacks.

Muscle spasms: You could have brief muscle spasms in the facial/scalp muscles. This could be due to stress, TMJ, poor posture etc.... See your chiropractor or massage therapist for treatment. ...Read more

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I have been experiencing nausea/vomiting and panic attacks in the morning for the first 3hrs i'm awake 3days+ a week for the past 2yrs.Wat cud this b?

I have been experiencing nausea/vomiting and panic attacks in the morning for the first 3hrs i'm awake 3days+ a week for the past 2yrs.Wat cud this b?

Anxiety disorder: You could have a type of anxiety disorder, and need a comprehensive assessment with your primary care doctor first. If no overarching physical health problems are found, you need to consult with a psychiatrist about your panic attacks. These are really very treatable. Suffering with these for 2 years is far too long -- and unnecessary to boot. Best wishes. ...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


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Ondansetron (Definition)

Ondansetron is a nausea and vomiting agent which is a ...Read more