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can anxiety and stress cause dizziness

A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience in Neurology
Stress causes it all: Stress is the number one trigger for many many many medical conditions, emotions, and maladaptive behaviors. Therefore, the short answer to your ques ... Read More

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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
33 years experience in Neurology
No way to know: It isn't reasonable to expect every transient symptom to have an exact precise explanation. Any answer would be an educated guess only. What it DOESN' ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jodi Ritsch
26 years experience in Family Medicine
Anxiety: Anxiety can cause many physical symptoms. If you have had your eyes checked, discussing anxiety treatments with your doctor may help.
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience in Psychiatry
Yes: Anxiety and panic attacks can cause all of these symptoms. However, it's still important to get an overall health evaluation from your physician to m ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Anxiety: can lead to urinary frequency or ^'ed number of bowel movements. with the need to repeatedly use the bathroom.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Dowd
19 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes: Stress and anxiety can certainly play a role in causing significant headaches. And if you're having bad headaches this could lead to stress/worry. He ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Smith
29 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Yes it can!: Anxiety can cause a wide variety of uncomfortable physical sensations. It is not uncommon for people with problematic anxiety to experience fatigue a ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerald Neuberg
37 years experience in Cardiology
Not really: Moreso from straining from constipation, hard stool, childbirth, or some tendency. But some people's anxiety affects their bowel habits, and rarely an ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience in Psychiatry
No : I don't believe so. Here is an interesting report. Please see your family doctor asap. :vital signs: a stress case or a serious disease? - discover .. ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
34 years experience in Family Medicine
No: Although HIV have to do with immune systems but unless you engage in risky exposure because of stress and anxiety., one does not cause the other by t ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience in Pediatrics
Astigmatism: Astigmatism is a relatively common disorder of vision caused by a change in the shape of the eyeball from round to oblong. Although eye surgery or tr ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience in Pain Management
Sure: I guess chronic GI irritation could make one anxious. Chronic pain certainly can lead to headaches. While it is possible it would certainly not my f ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Anxiety: Assuming your pcp ruled out any physical causes, through lab workup & exam, it is possible. Also, effect of medications is another possibility.
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Anxiety shows itself: In may ways. Once can mentally obsess over things that frighten the person or do behaviors to keep danger away, e.g., ritual behaviors, checking and ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barbara Lavi
34 years experience in Clinical Psychology
If U R having: kidney pain, u should seek medical attention. Whether or not stress & anxiety is impacting on your pain or not, u may need medication or other int ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes,often related to: irritable bowel syndrome, where you get abdominal pain,cramps,diarrhea or constipation.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience in Ophthalmology
No: However stress makes everything seem worse.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
43 years experience in Podiatry
It's reaching.: I suppose anything is possible, but stress and anxiety would not be my first, second or even third condition for consideration.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Blumenfield
56 years experience in Psychiatry
Other things: Stress is a very general term. It can certainly contribute to these problems. However there is a good chance that the symptoms you are having are more ... Read More
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Leukocytosis: Relative leukocytosis can be produced by any condition that causes increased levels of catecholamines like epinephrine, because this causes release of ... Read More
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Imad Khreim
38 years experience in Psychiatry
Yes: absolutely, it is well established that Anxiety disorders are associated with variable degres of impairment of concentration, memory and speed of thin ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amanda Itzkoff
17 years experience in Psychiatry
Anxiety & back pain?: Yes. stress and anxiety can cause back pain. When we're anxious we experience muscle tension. The back is one place that this tension is frequently mo ... Read More
A 58-year-old member asked:
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
27 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: Stress can cause a "vasovagal reaction" where your blood pressure drops, your start sweating causing dizziness and faiting (kind of like fainting wh ... Read More

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