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Anxiety Disorder

Anxiety is the abnormal fear or reaction towards any stress which the person can normally handle. A patient is anxious or apprehensive and may show signs like sweating, palpitation, dry mouth, dizziness, nausea, loss of appetite, frequent urination, and difficulty in swallowing.

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Asked By : salimacharania

Asked on : 03 Sep 2012   

i am suffering from depression and anxiety for 7-8 yrs,my dose keeps on increasing,right now i am taking daxid 100mg twice a day and also pramirol sr 0.52 twice a day. right now i feel even this is not helping. can you please tell me if i am taking right med or should i change . is there any new med in market which can help me with my problem,it is really affecting my daily life.please help

Asked By : sumon.globe

Asked on : 11 Jan 2012   

sir i was diagnised panic attack for anxiety and insomnia...i was prescribed revotril .5 mg and amytriptiline 10 mg...i took it for 5 months and then i tapper off....coz i was facing memory problem as well as concentration.... i tapper of by 1/2 for two weeks and then 1/4 for another 2 weeks....

i am 28 years old....76 kg weight...5.5 inches....

i was a chain smoker and quit 6 months ago when i was prescribed medicine....

before 6 months ago nothing was found in my test except low white blood count and low red blood count....

now i am facing photophobia and phonophobia....and i feel dizzy all day long....but i feel well at night....i sleep 4/5 hours only....i cant sleep well because i cant take breath and i feel anxious when i m trying to sleep....
now what i will do now to cure those problems...thanks........

Asked By : doughty

Asked on : 23 Mar 2011   

I'm a 24 year old male (Indian). I experience symptoms such as breathlessness, pounding feel (in the chest), etc. when I get anxious (such as being involved in a tense situation) or excited (such as attempting to sing in a party, getting to the stage to receive an award, etc.). Once I calm down, these symptoms disappear and they generally don't last for more than 2 - 3 mins. Sometimes I feel like being unable to breathe for a fraction of a second but get normal after that. I have experienced these symptoms several times over the last 8 years or so. I also experienced palpitation once in Dec 2005 (lasted for about 15 mins) and once more recently in July 2010 (lasted for an hour). For long, I thought I was perhaps suffering from a heart problem (I never met a doctor though), but off late, I learnt on the net that there's something called an anxiety disorder whose symptoms are similar to cardiac symptoms. That had me wondering if I too could be sufferring from an anxiety disorder. I want to meet a doctor to get myself checked up. But I fear that as I enter the doctor's room and start explaining my symptoms, I might get tense and start experiencing breathlessness, palpitation, etc. The whole thought of experiencing breathlessness or palpitation is filling me with a sense of fear and I am not able to get myself to visit a doctor. Can you please guide me as to how I can address these fears and meet the doctor with confidence?


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