Panic attacks while sleeping

Panic attacks while sleeping

October 8, 2009 by

In the middle of a dark lonely night, you find yourself staring at a ceiling that has been run through with demonic horns. And they glitter, as blood drips from and into your eyes….Whoosh! A Nightmare. It is then, that you realize your body is going numb and cold, writhing in awkward directions as if bewitched, your heart gulped by a sinking feeling, your sweat buds puking out oodles of that salty wetness and your brain gone on a hike to Mt. Everest. The Nightmare has just begun.

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Anxiety attacks during Pregnancy

Anxiety attacks during Pregnancy

October 8, 2009 by

You’re pregnant. A living set of tissues takes form as you speak of it. You’re 12 weeks into gestation. And you are anxious about having an Anxiety attack. “God”! Let’s get human first.Panic attacks, as they’re also called, surprisingly enough are pretty common. Statistically, 10% of the adult population will undergo this intense assault, at least once in their lives. The risk of facing one is usually inherited, but that isn’t even half the point. Its occurrence is reported to have been found twice as much in women as in men. Menopausal women, have been known to be under considerable risk, for long. But the real mind-bender is to be assaulted while you have a baby inside you. With hormones zooming around, glucose levels on high and low tides, your breathing, circulation, digestion; Pregnancy has your whole body acting like its wartime. And it indeed is, for the fruit has yet to be borne, uncorrupted, and untouched.

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Anxiety attacks due to Agoraphobia

Anxiety attacks due to Agoraphobia

October 8, 2009 by

Ever been in a situation where you are with a group of friends, in a marketplace, or somewhere else, and, all of a sudden, one of them takes off on a neural flight, quite literally. He’s sweating horribly, has got goose bumps all over his trembling body, and is shrieking like a madman on the top of his lungs. You’ve witnessed what is technically referred to as an Anxiety Attack.Panic attacks, as they’re also called, surprisingly enough are pretty common. Statistically, 10% of the adult population will undergo this intense assault, at least once in their lives. The risk of facing one is usually inherited. Apart from some illness-related causes, like hypoglycemia and OCDs, it generally is the result of an unnatural trigger.

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Understanding comorbid anxiety disorder

Understanding comorbid anxiety disorder

September 27, 2009 by

The common symptom of depression is anxiety. Depression always starts with anxiety. The common symptoms of depressions are somatic anxiety, psychic activity and worry. People having characters of hypersomnia, hyperphagia, reverse dirunal variation, significant anxiety and extreme reaction anxiety. Extreme reaction sensitivity is the most common symptom of depression.The psychiatric symptoms of comorbid anxiety disorder is quite common in most of the adults. The presence of Major depressive disorder MDD and comorbid anxiety disorder is as high as 60 percent. Comorbidity comes with depressive and anxiety disorders. Severe comorbidity results in extreme phychiatric outcomes. The severity acts as barriers to treatment that increases resistance to treatment, risk of commiting suicide, increased chance of recurrence and increase in utilization of medical resources.

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Body Dysmorphic Disorder Suicide

Body Dysmorphic Disorder Suicide

September 27, 2009 by

Preoccupation with imagined defect in one’s appearance is known as BDD or body dysmorphic disorder suicide. People with these symptoms cannot function as a normal being. People have the tendency of perceiving themselves ugly and results in loss of confidence. BDD is the most common and severe psychiatric disorder across the world.This preoccupation makes people spend lot of time in front of the mirror and constant complaining. They constantly change their dresses, groom themselves, comb their hair, apply makeup, camouflaging with clothes, hat or makeup, dieting, skin picking, reassurance seeking and compare themselves with others.

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