Anxiety Attacks

The fear of a situation or thinking about a problem that might occur is called an anxiety attack. An anxiety attack can result in restlessness, increased heart rate, indigestion, stomach pain, sleep problems, dry mouth, feeling faint, and sweating. Work pressure, family or relationship issues, reduced mobility, etc., can result in anxiety attacks.

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I experience problems related to vision in stressful situations. Why does it happen to me?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been through many traumatic events. I believe that my brain is not the same as before. I had an episode of migraine once. My vision goes bright and wonky during stressful situations. It feels like I am in a television show and watching my life, not through my eyes. My vision is ...  Read Full »


Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I would like to know more about your eye symptoms. Therefore, please provide more information regarding the following: Do things look blurred at that time? Do you see things rotating around you? Do you see blackening in front of your eyes? How long do such symptoms...  Read Full »

Suffering from anxiety attacks which are of a sudden onset.I am a schizophrenia and heart attack patient.

Query: Dear Doctor, I am being treated for Schizophrenia which was diagnosed 10 years back, and suffered heart attack during December 2013. I underwent angioplasty (PTCA + Stent) during the same month. I was taking psychiatric drug Sizopin 200mg before the attack; and was asked to abruptly stop the drug af...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Answer: HI, Thanks for posting a query at icliniq. I assume that you are having good life with current medicines baring anxiety attacks. The possible reason for your anxiety attacks are: Current medication- Can you outline the onset of anxiety attacks after starting one or another medication that you are...  Read Full »

Suffering from anxiety, and panic attacks for the last 3 years. Need second opinion on the prescription.

Query: Dear Doctor, I am suffering from anxiety and panic attacks for the last 3 years. I went to a neurologist 2 years back and he advised me to take REXIPRA 10 for 3 months, SOLTUS 50 for 6 months, HEMIDAP PLUS for 9 months & ZEPAM .5 for 12 months. Upon following these medications, I was improvin...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understood your concern. As per your diagnosis of anxiety and panic attacks, there should be no doubt whether you need neurologist or psychiatrist. Both these conditions come under the domain of psychiatrist and they are more able to treat these ...  Read Full »

I had started with treatment for GAD. I cannot do anything without medication after I have withdrawn it. Help me tune the medications for extended usage

Query: Hello Doctor, I have started treatment of GAD before 2.5 months as follows: (60 mg Paxil daily, 150 mg Wellbutrin one time daily and 15 mg Buspar twice a day) in addition to CTB. The results were very good and the anxiety and accompanying depression went away. Now I cannot do anything without medic...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. At first I would like to tell you briefly about Generalized Anxiety Disorder or GAD that you are already well aware of. This is a chronic, relapsing and debilitating common psychiatric disorder characterized by anxiety and worry about several events and activities for ...  Read Full »

How to stop a panic attack naturally?

Query: Hello doctor, I had a horrible panic attack two weeks ago. My arms and legs went numb. Even now, I am having trouble with them and my balance. What can I do to stop this?  Read Full »


Dr. M. K. Rathore

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The treatment includes some medicines and psychotherapy. Medication includes antidepressants (SSRI's, TCI), antianxiety drugs. It is better to see a doctor before taking any medicine as the best medication for your panic attacks will depend on a variety of factors, l...  Read Full »

I have an anxiety problem from the past 10 years. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, Anxiety is every day of my life. I rarely get small breaks without anxiety. It has been 10 years now. Panic attacks do come. I am taking Xanax 0.5 mg 1 to 3 days. I am a 26 years old male, and my height and weight are 5.9" and 80 kg respectively. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. With your brief description, it appears that you are suffering from some anxiety disorder most probably generalized anxiety disorder. The drug you are taking is neither sufficient nor appropriate when we have a lot of safer and more effective drugs currently. I assure y...  Read Full »

I am having episodes of shortness of breath for past few days. Kindly help.

Query: Hi doctor,I need an ECG analysis. Recently I went into urgent care with heart pain and shortness of breath, and got the attched ECG taken but was told to follow up with a cardiologist. This happened last week and after that the shortness of breath slightly got worsened and has not gone away. Kindly ...  Read Full »


Dr. Prashant Valecha

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. As per the reports attached (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity) it is a normal ECG (electrocardigram) as it shows a normal axis and sinus rhythm. Regards.  Read Full »

What is the cause for lower pelvic pain with numbness and tingling of the same side leg?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been having some pelvic pain in the lower left side for a couple of weeks. I went to the doctor, and he said everything looked fine. So, I thought maybe it is a muscle strain in the groin area. Today two hours back, I was sitting on the floor for 20 to 30 minutes, and my entire...  Read Full »


Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. We need to evaluate stroke with such description. This could be an anxiety attack, but ruling out stroke is utmost important. In such a case, I would recommend you to go to a nearby ER and get evaluated clinically. If they find any evidence of stroke, they will get your...  Read Full »

Will labyrinthitis trigger depression?

Query: Hi doctor, A week ago today, I suddenly experienced severe dizziness and some ringing in my ear, which a doctor diagnosed as labyrinthitis. On day two of this, completely out of the blue, I experienced a huge anxiety attack, derealization, terror, and a pit in my stomach or chest, extreme generaliz...  Read Full »


Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi

Answer: Hi doctor, I can understand your situation. you have a history of depression, and you just need any triggering factor for relapse. So infection plays a triggering factor for your anxiety, and now you have a relapse. You do not need to rule out anything, and you should do blood reports such as vit...  Read Full »

How to know if a person has anxiety disorder?

Query: Hi doctor, What can someone do to be a supportive ally to a friend, family member, or partner who has anxiety? What are the common signs that your loved one might be suffering from anxiety? What are the different ways that anxiety can manifest itself? What are the most typical behaviors or sympt...  Read Full »


Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. To become a supportive ally to a family member or friend or partner who has anxiety one has to accept that he or she has the illness. Anxiety is a psychiatric illness like any other disease or ailment. It should be clear in mind, and this helps to empathize with the...  Read Full »

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