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A 23-year-old female asked:

I now i have anxity it's geting to the point that it is bothering me i always feel that something is wrong with me i worry all the time and feel dizzy?

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Dr. William Golden
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Anxiety ; dizziness: Having anxiety and dizziness together usually indicates hyperventilation which is rapid breathing. Anxiety typically involves an increase in one's breathing rate. When your breathing rate reaches a high enough rate, dizziness is a typical symptom. The dizziness then can cause more anxiety and a viscious cycle takes place. Slowing one's breathing can reduce the dizzness and help reduce anxiety.
Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 40 years experience
Talk;behavior ch: Gen. Anx. Disorder manifests in excessive fear in many circumstances. We all are anxious at times, it can keep us alive, but when it is triggered too easily we may have gad. Discussing your fears with a clinical psychologist who may also teach you some behavioral techniques like the relaxation response, guided imagery, etc. To dampen your fight flight response can be enormously helpful.

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