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How do I stop having panic attacks at the doctors? They are taking my symptoms lightly and always blaming them on my anxiety

10 doctors weighed in
Dr. Neil Liebowitz
Psychiatry
7 doctors agree

In brief: Panic is anxiety

Panic is a type of anxiety.
You have paired the visit with your panic (conditioned response) seek treatment for the panic which usually includes therapy and medications.

In brief: Panic is anxiety

Panic is a type of anxiety.
You have paired the visit with your panic (conditioned response) seek treatment for the panic which usually includes therapy and medications.
Dr. Neil Liebowitz
Dr. Neil Liebowitz
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
4 doctors agree

In brief: Panic

A good therapist trained in cognitive behavior therapy can be your best bet.

In brief: Panic

A good therapist trained in cognitive behavior therapy can be your best bet.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Anxiety & Panic

Having anxiety & panic attacks can be very scary -- they bring emotional, mental and physical symptoms.
Are you maybe afraid your doctors aren't taking you seriously, or examining you carefully enough? Effective treatment of your anxiety through therapy (as already suggested) can make a huge difference to you, while your family doctor helps you too. Your mind-body connection can be alive & well!

In brief: Anxiety & Panic

Having anxiety & panic attacks can be very scary -- they bring emotional, mental and physical symptoms.
Are you maybe afraid your doctors aren't taking you seriously, or examining you carefully enough? Effective treatment of your anxiety through therapy (as already suggested) can make a huge difference to you, while your family doctor helps you too. Your mind-body connection can be alive & well!
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Dr. Pamela Pappas
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Dr. Kevin Passer
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: How about a book?

May i suggest a great book for you? You can order it on amazon.
It's called: stop obsessing by edna foa. It is excellent and includes a three week self help program to free yourself of anxiety. Good luck.

In brief: How about a book?

May i suggest a great book for you? You can order it on amazon.
It's called: stop obsessing by edna foa. It is excellent and includes a three week self help program to free yourself of anxiety. Good luck.
Dr. Kevin Passer
Dr. Kevin Passer
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Dr. Mark Reynolds
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: White coat syndrome+

You've taken the first step by acknowledging your difficulty.
Psychologically the next step would be to identify your fears specifically and then confront them rationally careful to remove our tendency to catastrophize. Let your doctors know of your fear so they can help. There is a very nice review here: http://www.Webmd.Com/anxiety-panic/features/beyond-white-coat-syndrome?

In brief: White coat syndrome+

You've taken the first step by acknowledging your difficulty.
Psychologically the next step would be to identify your fears specifically and then confront them rationally careful to remove our tendency to catastrophize. Let your doctors know of your fear so they can help. There is a very nice review here: http://www.Webmd.Com/anxiety-panic/features/beyond-white-coat-syndrome?
Dr. Mark Reynolds
Dr. Mark Reynolds
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