Have severe anxiety disorder. Why does exercise cause me extreme panic., when its supposed to help? I get nervous about heart and feel dizzy and weak.

Anxiety n exercise. Anxiety causes people to be highly sensitive to bodily sensations, of which one's heart seems to typically emerge. As your heart quickens anxious individuals worry that that suggests something is wrong or that it is starting something that can lead to a cardiac issue of serious proportions. I know it is hard, but you should talk with an anxiety specialist and work on your breath and meditation.

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I have panic/anxiety disorder and am consistently obsessed with my heart rate I get angry if its not 69 or below. What can help me besides medication?

Forget Heart Rate. And control your anxiety/panic disorder. Discuss with your psychiatrist (or get one) and forget about taking your pulse. You are barking up the wrong tree! panic attack is a serious disorder and if you do not control it, it will take over your life. Get help. Read more...
Relaxation. Cognitive behavioral therapy; yoga; meditation; mindfulness training (being in the here and now). Massage from partner can be inexpensive and relaxing. If obsessiveness persists seek professional help. Good luck, stay healthy. Read more...

I am 23 years old and I suffer from anxiety disorder. Can your heart get weak from having so many anxiety attacks?

No. Anxiety does not affect heart muscle except in extreme example of "broken heart syndrome" which is extremely rare. Read more...
Not really. The heart is pretty resilient. Anxiety (panic) attacks can cause the heart rate to go fast at times, but unless the heart rate is very fast (over 220+beats/min) for a continuously long time (hours), no adverse effects are found. Even if a fast heart rate does cause some heart muscle problems, after the heart rate returns to normal, those problems typcially recover. Read more...
Anxiety. Effect is temporary. No residual damage to the heart after the attack passes. Read more...

I have a health anxiety disorder and OCD. When I eat sugar my heart rate rises into the 80's-90's range and today had a panic attack. BP 128/81.?

Anxiety and health. It is not uncommon for anxiety to cause health problems. Many people with Panic Disorder incorrectly believe they are having a heart attack. i am unsure if there is a correlation between sugar, heart rate and panic. If you have high BP you need to lower your stress and get BP medication. If your panic continues see a MH professional. Read more...

Is it a good idea to have a heart ultrasound while having a panic or anxiety disorder?

Ultrasound. Ad long as panic under control with treatment. In fact, ultrasound is used to rule out mitral valve prolapse, a concomitant finding on ultrasound in small percentage on panic disorder which reverts to normal when panic is treated. Read more...

Does having an Anxiety disorder/Panic Disorder place me in the category as "faint of heart? Like when things say "not for the faint of heart."

Anxiety, Panic. I understand your concern for" Faint of Heart" Anxiety and panic Disorder can have heart palpitations, chest discomfort This does not mean that you are in the Category "Faint of Heart" as Panic attack usually comes to an end gradually on its own and rarely lasts beyond 10 minutes.. stressors of relationships with parents, boy friend ,school and work can cause anxiety/Panic, See a Therapist. Read more...

Feels like I have a bubble in my heart. Most often occurs after panic attact/stress. Is this relate to anxiety disorder or is there a deeper issue?

Some people sigh a . lot when anxious & swallow air. The "bubble" is far more likely to be in your upper digestive tract than in your heart. Panic Disorders & other Anxiety Disorders ARE deep issues that require accurate diagnosis by a psychiatrist & a psychologist & treatment by long-term Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy or other therapies. You may also benefit from adjunctive anti-anxiety medications. Read more...

Hello, I was wondering if a 19 year old can get broken heart syndrome? I have an anxiety disorder and I'm scared of getting it.

Yes. But don't. 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...
Anything is possible. But luckily rare things happen rarely. You're more likely to be hurt in a car accident than to get Takotsubo's cardiomyopathy, which is, I believe, the condition that you're concerned about. Please, wear your seatbelt! Read more...

I have been suffering from anxiety disorder. I get fast heart beats and I burp a lot during an anxiety attack. Can you help me how to resolve this?

Start w med eval. It may uncover underlying medical problems that need to be addressed. Cognitive Behavioral therapy can be effective. Psych meds may be indicated. Aim for daily exercise, 8 hrs sleep /night & good nutrition w 5 servings of veggies & 4 of fruit per day. Try tai chi, yoga, Qi Gong, progressive muscle relaxation, deep breathing exercises or meditation. Take care. Read more...