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Why does anxiety cause, palpations, chest pain, dizziness, weak legs, back pain, and twitching muscles?

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Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
40 years experience in Pediatrics
Autonomic: nervous system. Anxiety initiates and perpetuates a flight or fight response from your autonomic nervous system leading to all of the symptoms described. That is why, for example, yoga and meditation help. They counteract the autonomic response and relax you. So does slow deep breathing
Answered on Jul 13, 2016
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