A 35-year-old member asked:
Does anxiety cause lightheadedness?
1 doctor answer • 4 doctors weighed in
Clinical Psychology 27 years experience
It Sure Can: All of the physical symptoms of anxiety r directly the result of the cascade of physiological events that get triggered when ur primitive fear ; rage brain centers sense danger. Learn about this "fight or flight or freeze" response. See: http://bit.Ly/wzhvqo once u understand the physiology of anxiety, the symptoms make sense. This doesn't make them feel less unpleasant necessarily though!
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A 41-year-old member asked:
What causes anxiety?
5 doctor answers • 14 doctors weighed in
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Anxiety causes: Anxiety, generally speaking, is a protective mechanism designed to prevent us from engaging in potentially harmful behaviors.
Causes can be;
1. Biological..........Genetics, or chemicals such as caffeine or drugs.
2. Psychological.........Perceived threat.
3. Social.............Actual threat.
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Last updated Jan 5, 2018
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