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Can anxiety or panic attacks cause physical symptoms like vertigo, nausea,dizziness enough to mimic real conditions?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

these symptoms could occur with a full blown panic attack.

In brief: Yes

these symptoms could occur with a full blown panic attack.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine

In brief: Panic attacks.

Anxiety attacks and panic attacks can certainly cause physical symptoms that can make you feel like you're having a heart attack, stroke, a headache or any of many other real medical conditions.
Now thankfully in a panic attack chances are you're not having one of those, but it sure can't feel like it. This is why they can be so scary.

In brief: Panic attacks.

Anxiety attacks and panic attacks can certainly cause physical symptoms that can make you feel like you're having a heart attack, stroke, a headache or any of many other real medical conditions.
Now thankfully in a panic attack chances are you're not having one of those, but it sure can't feel like it. This is why they can be so scary.
Dr. Dean Giannone
Dr. Dean Giannone
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