Can't sleep and panic attacks?

Seek medical care . But in the mean time here are some tips. Retire & rise same time each day. Keep bedroom dark & cool & use only for sex & sleep. Turn off tv. No naps. Exercise regularly but not in late evening. No caffeine for 6 hrs & no alcohol or tobacco w/i 2 hrs of sleep. Keep dinner moderate sized & finish at least 2 to 3 hrs before sleep. Can try warm milk, chamomile tea or melatonin along w light reading, >.
Consider biofeedback. Nocturnal panic can be related to a number of issues. Consider sympathetic surges related to a breathing disorder during sleep or consider underlying panic that arises during certain stages of sleep. In some cases self-hypnosis or biofeedback can be helpful. If trying a few techniques does not help, consider sleep study in sleep lab to rule out a primary sleep disorder. They can be common.
Seek help. Sek help from a psychologist, your physician or apsychiatrist.

Related Questions

I am constipated, can't sleep, shakey, suffer from panic attacks, palms and feet get red and sweaty, what's wrong with me? I've been on citopram for 20 days. Help!

First. Take a deep breathe and calm down. Your panic attacks seem to be getting the better of you. Second, see your internist. He will find a way to help you sleep better and get rid of your constipation . The feet sweating and getting red are likely associated with the panic attacks. So just try and relax. All should be opkay after your internist helps you out. Read more...
See your Dr. You do not have to suffer. There is help. I would suggest you see a psychiatrist as soon as possible. Read more...

Increased anxiety have agoraphobia and bpd. Can't sleep or eat. Have had panic attacks and a blackout with confusion for 30 mins, what is it?

Complex issues. It sounds like you've been dealing with multiple issues at the same time. Have you also been drinking alcohol? This is a common cause of blackouts and confusion. Are you on any medications? Have you been receiving psychiatric or psychological treatments? I suggest starting with your primary care doctor to evaluate the confusion, and ongoing care with psychiatrists ; psychologists. Be well. Read more...

So worried I've done 150 minutes of vigorous exercise this week but bad sleep and panic attacks. Will this cause cancer? 20 yrs old.

Panic & Exercise. do not cause cancer. You MAY have a health phobia. Please ask your doc for a referral to a mental health professional or contact your state psychological association. Peace and good health. Read more...

Idk what to do I can't leave my child with out have bad panic attacks. I can't work or sleep I trust nobody not even family?

Time for consultatn. A new baby does some interesting things with your emotions and the fluctuation in your hormones after delivery can amplify the problems.You realize you are stuck and need a way out.Talk therapy with or without some medication may be a way to deal with your new life. Baby could be an easy cover for other issues you need to address. Make a call.Life can get better if you will do the work. Read more...

I get this panic attacks now then I didn't before; before I go to sleep. What can I do about it?

Be accepting. There is obviously a significant amount of stress in your life causing these panick attacks. Sometimes people prone to parasomnia issues like sleep walking can suffer from panick attacks, vivid nightmares and full blown night terror episodes during times of stress and sleep. Short term anti anxiety pills can help, sleep at a cool 68 degrees., and get mental health treatment to deal with your anxie. Read more...
Major Depression,OCD. I understand your distress. Per your information of Obsessive compulsive disorder, Major depression, and taking Prozac, (fluoxetine) it is likely that Prozac may be causing anxiety, restlessness, sleep problem, and panic attacks. See a Psychiatrist for Diagnosis, benefits and side effects of medication for Depression and OCD ;Therapy for stress in your life, to resolve emotional turmoil, and Relaxation. Read more...

How can I stop my sleep panic attacks naturally?

Stop a panic attack. By learning relaxation skills ahead of time. Biofeedback training can help you learn to manage your body's reactions. Find biofeedback professionals at www.Aapb.Org and www.Bcia.Org. You may not be able to stop an attack, but you may minimize it by not reacting to it with fear. Try to just observe it. Medication may also reduce the intensity of an attack. Find someone who treats anxiety. Read more...
CBT. Treatment of panic disorder and treatment of anxiety disorders in general achieves best results when combining cognitive therapy (cbt) and medication. You certainly can start with cognitive therapy and it does work in some people optimally without use of medication. So find a psychiatrist specializing in anxiety to make the diagnosis , then he/she can connect you with a cbt therapist .Good luck. Read more...