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Offline Lara71

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Anxiety for no reason from dehydration?
« on: January 20, 2014, 07:59:00 AM »
On vacation in CO. High Anxiety had mostly faded by second day. Yesterday I did a big hike but I also had diarrhea (from ibs) I drank from my camelback and thought I finished (50 oz) then I had 18 oz dinner.  I was fine until bed then I started feeling anxious. I managed to sleep but woke up with a panic attack. After it faded I managed to sleep some more. When I woke I was jittery. I checked my camelback and found it was still half full which means yesterday I only drank 43oz. Could this have brought on the panic attack?
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Re: Anxiety for no reason from dehydration?
« Reply #1 on: January 20, 2014, 08:25:49 AM »
Remember you are way above sea level, in higher altitude. Very dry, less oxygen, people can have strange reactions but are transported by the gorgeous natural scenery. Takes a bit of adjustment.

Definitely stay well hydrated, maybe take some time to meditate on hikes and take it slow. Wishing you all the best.
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