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Dreaming feeling and twitching

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i have been getting weird feelings like i am dreaming but obviously awake. Sometimes when i walk i feel like im floating i woried incase there is somthing wrong with my brain i get heavy chested somethimes and get panic atacks. i am 17 years old and have been experiencing these problems since i was 12. i am now staring to experience cramping in my leg and twitching of my thumb too im just wondering is there somthing wrong with my brain ie tumor or do you think it may be a phychological problem ?

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replied March 8th, 2010
Brain Cancer Answer A10510
Hi, welcome to the ehealth forum and I am glad to help you.
You seem disturbed by the panic attacks and weird feelings of daydreaming, feeling of floating in air, cramping in leg and twitching of thumb.
As you have described that you are suffering from panic attacks from the last 5 years, the weird feelings that you are narrating might actually be depersonalization(being detached from oneself e.g. floating in air) and derealisation(feelings of unreality). All the symptoms that you have described can form part of panic attack and you must see your doctor for definitive diagnosis as the same cannot be made online.
Hope this helps. Take care.
Note: This post is not to emphasise final diagnosis as the same cannot be made online and is aimed just to provide medical information and no treatment suggested above be taken without face to face consultation with health care professional.

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