Questions to Ask Your Doctor

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  • I have symptoms, and I’m worried that it's anxiety or panic.
  • I have anxiety or panic disorder, and this is a follow-up visit.
  • I have anxiety panic disorder, and I’m sick or having problems.

I have symptoms, and I’m worried that it's anxiety or panic.

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  1. Could my symptoms be caused by panic attacks? What else could cause this?
  2. Why do I feel so afraid and anxious sometimes?
  3. Would medication help me feel better? What are my choices?
  4. Should I talk to a psychotherapist about ways to deal with anxiety?
  5. What should I do if my panic attacks get worse?

I have anxiety or panic disorder, and this is a follow-up visit.

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  1. How long will I need to take medication for panic disorder?
  2. Are there side effects, and what can be done to relieve them?
  3. How long does it take for psychotherapy to begin to work?
  4. Should I consider psychotherapy along with medication?
  5. What should I do when I have a panic attack?

I have anxiety panic disorder, and I’m sick or having problems.

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  1. Are my problems a sign that my panic disorder is getting worse?
  2. Could my symptoms be a side effect of medication, or the combination of medicines I take?
  3. Should I try different medication?
  4. Should I try a new approach to psychotherapy or medication?
  5. Should I join a support group for people with panic disorder?