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Is it typical to have extreme anger before an anxiety

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Is it typical to have extreme anger before an anxiety attack, associated with bipolar2 disorder?
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Not usually. I suspect the anger is releasing cortisol (normal biological function) and cortisol is causing anxiety.

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