What causes panic attack syndrome and heart popping feeling?

Panic attacks. Some things which can ^ risk for panic attacks include: previous abuse/ trauma as well as genetic predisposition. Traumatic brain injury, hyperthyroidism, hypoglycemia, mitral valve prolapse, recurrent hyperventilation, extreme physical activity, drug abuse & use of stimulants may ^ risk. Acute stressors or chronic stress, illness, claustrophobia & major life changes can also play a part.

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What to do about my panic attack syndrome and heart popping feeling.?

Have you been. medically evaluated? A number of medical conditions can cause panic symptoms. Medical evaluation is needed to tease through this to determine the cause and best course of treatment. Take care. Read more...

Could panic attacks cause broken heart syndrome?

I's not sure. What you mean by broken heart syndrome. It sounds like someone being upset about the end of a relationship. I doubt that it has anything to do with panic attacks. Read more...

Can constant anxiety and panic attacks cause broken heart syndrome in a 19 year old?

Yes. Don't let it. It's possible but it's probably avoidable w/ good psychotherapy and perhaps medication. If it happens, it's treated much like a heart attack by the ER and you'd probably be admitted for treatment. With a basically healthy heart, you'd likely heal well. Read: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/broken-heart-syndrome/basics/definition/con-20034635 Seek Tx! Read more...

What would cause chest tightness? Hearts good n lungs are clear. No asthma. Always anxious feeling. Started suddenly. Possibly panic attack cause it?

Possibly. Panic and anxiety can definitely cause chest tightness, although unless you have a history of these symptoms with anxiety it is always good to get checked out because blood clots and other medical situations can also cause this even if you have no history of heart or lung problems. Read more...

Can broken heart syndrome occur from panic attacks/daily anxiety?

Broken Heart. Exact cause unknown, but some triggers are intense physical or emotional event, such as news of unexpected death of close person, natural disasters, diagnosis with terminal illness, losing job, asthma attack, medications such as some antidepressants or thyroid medication. Read more...

I get panic attacks when I try to sleep, feels like my heart is skipping beats and I get the fight or flight feeling. What can I do to stop this?

Panic. Panic attacks are very frightening and need to be dealt with. You need to see a physician who would be able to prescribe medication to help you. You may also benefit from psycho therapy which he could also help you with. To just ignore it will only cause more problems . Read more...