See below. Are you asking if anxiety attacks and irregular breathing caused by mental illness and your thought processes? Anxiety and irregular breathing might be sx of variety of medical illnesses. Actually, anxiety cannot be diagnosed w/o ruling out medical issues first. If everything is ok medically, then cognitive behavioral treatment might work best in terms of identifying triggers and thought patterns.
Have anxiety. Was told am ok by doc. But I have panic attack now. Have difficulty breathing through nose especially when I lie. I also fear dry drown?
Panic attacks are. Acute bouts of intense anxiety + physical sxs like shortness of breath, chest tightness, palpitations, dizziness, numbness, nausea/vomiting, and the fear or dying or going crazy. Panic disorder occurs when the pt worries so abt having further attacks that this worry keeps them from normal fcn. As no medical cause , c MD for review of tx options including medications (SSRIs) & talk therapy (ie CBT) Read more...