Philadelphia, PA
A 22-year-old female asked:

Is it possible to have a feeling of hands around your throat, the pressure & shortness of breath like ur being choked 24/7 for months from anxiety? nothing makes it better & its there as soon as i wake up & when i go to bed

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 63 years experience
Chronic anxiety: It's imperative that you get proper psychiatric care in the form of cognitive behavioral therapy and possible temporary medication. You are unable to rest or relax because of your chronic anxiety and this will lead to physical symptoms as well. This therapy will teach you to cope and enable you to change the behavior which brings on your anxiety. I hope you will take this advice.
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Last updated Jul 9, 2019


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