Glossary for Panic attack
Medical terms related to Panic attack or mentioned in this section include:
- Adjustment Disorder: This is a maladaptive reaction to identifiable stress
- Agitation: A state of increased tension with episodes of emotional and physical irritability.
- Agoraphobia: This is an irrational fear of being in public that sometimes is associated with panic attacks
- Alprazolam -- Teratogenic Agent: There is strong evidence to indicate that exposure to Alprazolam during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
- Amphetamine abuse: Use of the stimulant drugs known as amphetamines or "speed"
- Anxiety: Excessive worry, anxiety, or fear.
- Anxiety disorder: A mental condition that is characterized by anxiety and avoidance behaviours
- Anxiety disorders: Anxiety disorders are persistent and excessive feelings of fear, worry or uneasiness that are significant enough to have an impact on day-to-day life. Excessive anxiety can have repercussions on physical and mental health. There are a number of different subtypes of anxiety disorders such as General anxiety, Social anxiety, Phobias, Hypochondria and Obsessive compulsive disorder.
- Behavioral symptoms: Symptoms of personal behavior.
- Chemical poisoning -- Jet Fuel-4: Jet Fuel-4 is an aviation turbine fuel used by the US military. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure.
- Chest discomfort: The sensation of discomfort that is located in the chest
- Chills: Excessive feeling of coldness.
- Chronic fatigue syndrome: A persistent debilitating fatigue of recent onset
- Cocaine overdose: Cocaine is an illegal and highly addictive recreational drug. Excessive doses of the drug can result in various symptoms and even death in severe cases.
- Depersonalisation: A feeling that you are cut off from reality, in a day dreaming state of mind.
- Depression: Inappropriate depressed mood.
- Ecstasy abuse: Use of the illicit drug called ecstasy
- Ecstasy withdrawal: Symptoms that occur when ecstasy use is discontinued or reduced. Symptoms may vary depending on the level of dependence.
- Emotional symptoms: Symptoms affecting the emotions.
- Fear: Excessive feelings of fear.
- Hashimoto's thyroiditis: Hashimoto thyroiditis is characterized by the destruction of thyroid cells by various cell- and antibody-mediated immune processes. Patients with Hashimoto thyroiditis have antibodies to various thyroid antigens, the most frequently detected of which include antithyroid peroxidase (anti-TPO), antithyroglobulin (anti-Tg), and, to a lesser extent, TSH receptor-blocking antibodies.
- Hot flashes: The occurance of the symptom of waves of a hot sensation over the body
- Hyperventilation: Abnormally fast and deep breathing.
- Inborn amino acid metabolism disorder: A group of inherited disorders where the body is not able to metabolize amino acids consumed in the diet. Amino acids are a part of carbohydrates, fats and proteins and are metabolized in order to provide energy or to make other needed compounds. There are many steps involved in metabolism and the severity can be greatly variable depending on the exact nature of the disorder.
- Marijuana -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Marijuana during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
- Marijuana abuse: Illicit depressant/hallucinogenic drug
- Marijuana overdose: Marijuana is a relatively common recreational drug sometimes used to manage pain or stress disorders. Very large amounts have to be smoked or eaten in order to result in overdose symptoms and death is extremely unlikely. The symptoms of excessive doses are more unpleasant than dangerous.
- Mental health conditions: Medical conditions related to mental health, emotions, behavior, personality, psychology, psychiatry, and so on.
- Myoclonic dystonia: A very rare inherited syndrome characterized mainly by mild dystonia and myoclonic jerks that occur mainly in the arms, neck and trunk. Alcohol makes the condition worse. Psychiatric disorders are also often present.
- Nausea: The queasy feeling of nausea and often also vomiting.
- Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
- Obsessive-compulsive disorder: Behavioral disorder with obsessive thoughts and compulsive acts.
- Palpitations: Abnormality of the heart beat that person can feel
- Panic: Symptoms of intense fear and terror (often with the desire to flee)
- Panic disorder: is a severe medical condition characterized by extremely elevated mood
- Personality symptoms: Symptoms or changes to the personality.
- Phobias: Irrational fear of a particular situation, action, or item.
- Post-traumatic stress disorder: Stress following a traumatic event.
- Premenstrual dysphoric disorder: Premenstrual dysphoric disorder is a diagnosis used to indicate serious premenstrual distress with associated deterioration in functioning.
- Psychiatric symptom: Psychiatric mental health symptoms such as psychosis.
- Rett's syndrome: Autism-like behavioral syndrome in infant girls
- Separation anxiety disorder: Excessive anxiety over separation
- Shivering: Body or skin shaking or shivering symptoms
- Shortness of breath: The feeling of being short of breath
- Social phobia: Excessive anxiety in social situations.
- Sweating: Sweating more than normal
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