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Can severe hypothyroidism cause anxiety and panic attacks as well as depression?

Absolutely! Any psychiatric disorder is possible with exceedingly low thyroid function, even psychosis. The best way to tease this apart is for three physicians to collaborate: primary care physician, endocrinologist, and psychiatrist. Take care. Read more...

What causes my anxiety and panic attacks?

Possible Causes. 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. Read more...
Anxiety Panic attack. Causes of Anxiety and panic Attacks Major Stressor • Physical and sexual abuseDomestic Violence • Death of a loved one • DivorceAlcoholCocaine • Amphetamines • Family history Causes of Anxiety • Stressor of relationships • Medical Illnesses Hyperthyroidism, Hypoglycemia • Thyroid medications • Asthma medications • Steroids • Some blood pressure medications. Read more...

I've never been diagnosed with asthma but I do have anxiety and panic attacks. Can anxiety/panic attacks cause asthma??

It is possible . Recent research indicates a strong relationship between panic attacks and asthma, with each being a risk factor developing the other. Here is an article describing this: http://www.m.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/news/20050601/asthma-panic-disorder-often-go-hand-in-hand If you are concerned I would recommend see your doctor to initiate evaluation and possible treatment. Read more...

Can anxiety and panic attacks cause low blood sugar?

Not sure. However possible sxs from low blood sugar (nausea, palpitations,^'ed irritability & feeling dizzy) can also occur with panic attacks. When some people experience these symptoms they believe that it is due to anxiety/ panic and the symptoms can build and actually trigger a panic attack. I am not sure if panic triggers hypoglycemia but hypoglycemia may trigger panic. Read more...

Can anxiety and panic attacks be caused by hyperthyroidism?

Panic attacks. can be influenced by thyroid imbalance. After consulting your doc and dealing w/the thyroid situation, if panic continues, please see a clinical psychologist who specializes in mood disorders. Peace and good health. Read more...