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A 25-year-old male asked:

Can anxiety cause a sore feeling in the legs? possibly from increased muscle tension

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Dr. Anthony Vertino
Clinical Psychology 24 years experience
Yes: It is a bit rare though. Most anxiety related soreness happens in the jaw, shoulders, neck etc. Places where we may hold onto stress and tension more often.

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Last updated Feb 22, 2017

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