Buffalo, New York
A 20-year-old female asked:
Can you have anxiety symptoms when not feeling anxious?also i have gerd and get gas and shortness of breath which then causes anxiety and symps worsen
2 doctor answers • 7 doctors weighed in
Psychiatry 42 years experience
Feedback loop: First, yes you can have physical anxiety symptoms without the emotional ones at the same time. Also, some people are very, very attuned to physical sensations -- amplifying these into dire or alarming concerns rather than simple sensations. Certainly symptoms like gerd deserve investigation ; treatment, but it sounds like your health anxiety needs help also. Psychologists can assist you!
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