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Offline ArmenArtist

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A panic attack is related to depression, i.e., both need 'prozac.'

However, a panic attack is a sudden, unprovoked surge of excitatory neurons, that can leave you in the 'flight' mode of the fight or flght response.

This = adrenaliine, norepinephrine, dopamine and etc.

However, in mania, as it is with manic depression, you get a sudden surge in those chemicles as well...and thus, what is the difference?

It seems like those with depression get the same panic attacks, except, they do not give in to 'flight' response of adrenaline, but rather, they give into the flight response.

However, those with depression that is not extreme, but mild, get panic attacks and feel the flight, i.e., impending death.

Why?
« Last Edit: 17/06/2008 14:06:51 by chris »


 

Offline gecko

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first of all, you said "flight" at least a couple of times when you had to've meant "fight". its hard to tell what youre saying.

not all depression is linked with panic attacks, and not all panic attacks are linked with depression.
 

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At this age anxiety, depression, panic disorder, all these mental health problems are very common in our day to day life.I think unhappyness, falure this type of things are just a part of life.When it comes in your way donít get frittend or donít want to ran away from it, try to face it, it will help you to get remides to det rid of all those problems and also give you self confidence to face all problems.Always think positive. Iím also suffered a lot, but ultimately I succeeded to get rid of all this things. Xanax is one of the most effective pills available in the market for all this problems.

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What are panic attacks and why are they linked to depression?
« Reply #3 on: 03/07/2008 05:42:08 »
Hello ArmenArtist,
Panic attack does not really harm you physically, panic attacks will affect you psychologically. These attacks usually come and go and are the response of the body to a threat, which may be real or not.The person who suffer from this condition may feel their heart pounding in their chest and have trouble breathing, making them feel like they are going to die.
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« Last Edit: 03/07/2008 12:45:27 by dickjones »
 

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