Cn nightmares cause heart attack? 22, no history of heart probs, frequent anxiety panic attacks, insomnia, BP normal, blood glucose normal, ECG irreg

Nightmares. At age 22- I would try to be less fearful regarding your health. Your nightmares will not kill you. However, if your health anxiety and your panic continue to be a problem - that can cause suffering in your life. Have your considered cognitive behavioral therapy?

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How can I differentiate panic attacks or anxiety from heart attack if they have the same symptoms? Normal 2decho jan 2013, ecg, threadmill stress test

Can be hard. Panic attacks can develop rapidly ; include: marked anxiety; rapid, pounding heart beat; chest tightness or pain; shortness of breath with hyperventilation; hot or cold flashes; a sense of butterflies in the stomach, nausea or even vomiting; tingling of mouth or extremities; increased sweating; feeling faint or lightheaded; headache or shaking. there may be difficulty swallowing or tight throat. Read more...
At your age. With above normal studies, you are not having or are not going to have a heart attack anytime soon. Take care of yourself and your anxiety disorder. Keep a healthy life exercising and eating healthy. Good luck. Read more...
Can be hard. You are right, the symptoms are similar. But with normal echo, ekg, and stress tests, it's quite reassuring that from the heart perspective. Read more...
SCARED? You sound like excess anxiety and panic attacks have you worried. Unless you have a pretty specific defect a heart attack is unlikely to be a danger. However, the emotions are giving you some real distress. Getting help when youre not doing well alone is perfectly honorable and really makes sense. Anxiety and panic can be controlled. Psychotherapy and meds will do the best job. Good luck! Read more...

Can I smoke marijuana a few days after a anxiety/panic attack? 2 days ago I had a panic attack while smoking marijuana. I went to the hospital out of fear that it was a heart attack. I had an EKG done, chest x-rays and blood work and the results came back

It . It is not safe to smoke marijuana if you are succeptible to panic attacks. This is because subtances in the drug can make people feel paranoid and confused - promoting more panic and anxiety. Marijuana is an illegal drug and should be avoided. Read more...
Probably NOT! There are two major classes of psychoactive ingredients identified in mj: thc which induces hallucinatons and euphoria or dysphoria/panic--being stoned. Cannabinoids which are not intoxicating and which may aid focus and pain relief. Current cultivation of high thc plants has given rise to greater anxiety/panic/paranoia and psychosis in susceptible persons. Negative circumstances can contribute. Read more...

Suffer from panic attacks think I'm having heart attack doctor says EKG and blood work were fine could I still have one? 28yr old female

Panic attacks. More likely to have more panic attacks, talk to your doctor about your panic attack problems. Read more...
Quieting What-Ifs. Many young kids are afraid of monsters. We know it's pointless to try to convince them that monsters exist only in their imaginations. In ur case, it's like u've got a child next to u living in fear of u having a heart attack. A psychologist specializing in treatment of anxiety &panic can teach u how 2quiet this child, so to speak. Educate urself about anxiety & panic. See http://www.Anxietybc.Org. Read more...

Am I at risk of heart attack or stroke if I have high cholesterol and anxiety and panic attack? Mormal 2decho jan 2013, ecg, threadmill stress test

Framingham Risk. Using a respected calculator, the framingham risk calculator (you can google this), assuming a high cholesterol of 250 and normal BP of 130 (even better if lower), your risk of a heart attack is. Read more...
Reduce your risk. Well, yes and no. In general, females that have yet to go through menopause have a much lower incidence of heart disease. It is true that high cholesterol is a risk factor and that having excessive stress/anxiety over the long term is damaging to your body, in terms of the negative impact stress has on your body. Stress raises your cortisol level, leading to chronic inflammation, and disease. Read more...
A bit. Good choices non smoking weight control exercize cholesterol control-. Read more...

Do you have the ability to prescribe me medication for anxiety and recent increases in panic attacks? It seems to typically be a combination of a PTSD, my hyperthyroid, and then I just get stuck in my head and panic. Almost feels like a heart attack.

Anxiety/panic. We do not have the capacity to prescribe anxiety medications. Sometimes urgent cares will prescribe a short term course, You can also call the \Lifeline Crisis Chat ( National Suicide Hotline) and they can refer and guide you to local resources. 1-800-273-8255. Read more...
Hyperthyroidism. I feel empathy for your anxiety and panic symptoms Hyperthyroid can also cause Anxiety. See an Endocrinologist for status of your Thyroid, and get treatment See a Psychiatrist for diagnosis, Therapy to cope with stressors of relationship, work and financed, Medication, Breathing Relaxation, Yoga, and Meditation. Read more...
Therapy? Have you yet tried any form of psychotherapy? Typically, the optimal combination of things to treat emotional issues such as anxiety or depression is medication (which, on your best day, is supposed to take the edge off symptoms) but the real gruntwork takes place in psychotherapist's consulting room. Read more...
Diagnose before Rx. You may be missing something when you try to diagnose yourself. Any thyroid problems need to be diagnosed and treated immediately as they can cause and exacerbate anxiety symptoms. Medication certainly can be helpful to treat anxiety, panic symptoms as well as PTSD. Very often medication and therapy are combined in these situations. A physical evaulation and psychiatric consultation are needed. Read more...
Full check up. Make sure your thyroid function is stable as hyperthyroid that is not controlled can present with anxiety symptoms including panic and palpitations as well as affective dysregulation. Read more...
MAYBE. I practice only in Virginia . If you live in Virginia I may be able to prescribe medications that will help your PTSD and Anxiety. You will need to get counseling in addition to the medications. Read more...