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Als Symptoms Or Just Anxiety
Always thinking of possible diseases and symptoms! is it depression, anxiety or paranoia? Symptoms may be psychological?
Anxiety is a general term for several disorders that cause nervousness, fear, apprehension, and worrying. These disorders affect how we feel and behave, and they can manifest real physical symptoms. Mild anxiety is vague and unsettling, while severe anxiety can be extremely debilitating, having a serious ...Read more
I think i may have severe depression as I am missing things at work. Can clinical depression manifest symptoms of heart attack or symptoms of stress?
Can anxiety cause fingers or hand to tingle? I've been diagnosed with anxiety, but fear als. I have no weakness or motion problem
Anxiety & tingling: Yes, anxiety can cause your fingers or hands to tingle. Rapid, shallow breathing associated with anxiety can lead to these physical symptoms. With no weakness or motion problems, ALS is very unlikely. Work with your doctor to take good care of your overall health. Please also consider consulting with a psychologist and/or psychiatrist about anxiety symptoms -- effective help available! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can Lyme disease cause anxiety attacks and nervousness. A feeling that your not yourself. Maybe like a panic attack. Can antibotic help?
Indeed it can: There are a few ways that psychological symptoms can arise in lyme disease - the disease causes increased pressure in the head which affects blood flow and oxygen and causes all sorts of cognitive/emotional disturbances. The might only last awhile, but they may recur. Antibiotics may or may not help - that's lyme, right? A link: http://www.Newyorker.Com/reporting/2013/07/01/130701fa_fact_specter. ...Read more
I'm suffering from generalized anxiety disorder and have the occasional anxiety attack usually from work stress. Any ssris you'd recommend?
Yes, but...: Recommending a specific agent among the ssris or another group for you without an evaluation would be akin to recommending specific engine repairs without doing any diagnostics or even knowing what kind of engine it is. Medicine is nothing more than a tool that must be applied and used in a specific way tailored to fit your specific needs. Haphazardly applying a random tool may just worsen things. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
High anxiety about scattered white matter on mri. Have had anxiety issues for years. Ms symptoms and anxiety symptoms are simular. Should i worry?
Get answers: Your description does not definitely rule in or out possibility that lesions are of MS origin. They may well be due to other problems, such as migraine, head injury, smoking, hypertension. Anxiety is NOT a cardinal sign of MS. Discuss fully with your doctor and decide the next steps. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Experiencing myoclonic jerks 1+ yrs awake & asleep- NO other symptoms of neuro disorders, just the jerks. Anxiety suggests symptom of BFS?? worry?
What do you advise if i was diagnosed with social anxiety, generalized anxiety and panic disorder?
Expert Docs ; Info!: #1) really helps 2have mental health clinician like a clinical psychologist who has specific training/expertise in treatment of anxiety disorders. #2) it's vital 2understand what anxiety is, how it ticks so u can take back ur life from anxiety when it interferes w/ur ability 2function. Consider researching. http://www.anxietybc.org #3) but start w/ur pcp 4 workup 2rule out medical conditions.! ...Read more
Weakness, gas, diarrhea, numbness, nervousness. Are all of these symptoms of anxiety because I have an anxiety disorder. I also was sleep deprived^?
Anxiety IS a symptom: There may be connections between all or some of these complaints. Also, being deprived of adequate sleep (or any other need for a healthy body) matters. Naming a set of problems helps sum it up, but it won't fix anything. You really need to see a psychotherapist, perhaps get rx help and stick to a daily healthy life plan for eating, sleeping, etc. You're aging too quickly, slow down, calm down. ...Read more
Physical symptoms make me anxious about having conditions"tumors, palsy, ect."but my symptoms just come and go, don't serious symptoms last/progress?
Glad to hear that: Your symptoms go away but please continue to be followed by a doctor. You mention an anxiety disorder in your history and what you describe can be a manifestation of that. I see you are getting behavior therapy. Please ask you therapist to train you in self-regulatory strategies like self-hypnosis, the relaxation response, meditation, or the like. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Help please! when speaking about anxiety symptoms, is it referring to generalised anxiety disorder or all types of anxiety?
Anxiety can be: side effect of many conditions. Social anxiety is when you are anxious around others. GAD is when you are anxious or keyed up all the time. OCD means when you are obsessing over certain details and may have routines to calm the anxiety that can be time consuming. Specific phobia is when you are scared of driving, heights, ants, spiders, etc, it can be anything. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Am i presenting MS or anxiety symptoms. Or is it something else that is not common like neuromyelitis optica?
Symptoms are?: What are your symptoms? Send one of us some more information to help you. The symptoms of MS and anxiety are a lot different. What makes you consider these two as the cause? NMO normally affects vision. If your vision is not affected, you can cross that off your list. We can help you determine the cause if you are willing to discuss the case. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Have neurological symptoms with no neurological cause. Seen 3 neuro docs. All say anxiety. Can anxiety pass off really bad physical symptoms?
Anxiety can be cause: However, the anxiety is based on repression and dissociative defenses creating what is called a conversion disorder or reaction. Find yourself a trauma based therapist who deals with dissociation. If they cannot treat you with appropriate hypnotic techniques then find a hospital-based psychiatrist who can do a sodium amytal interview to find out what has been repressed. Best wishes to you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've been experiencing symptoms like tourettes but also like dissociative identity disorder, I have tics but also little blackout moments?
You need to be seen: by your pediatrician and probably a neurologist. Please speak to your parent/guardian about getting in to see one of those health care providers, so you can be properly diagnosed and treated, if necessary. If you have a more specific question, you can certainly resubmit it. ...Read more
Why with anxiety disorder do you have good days then bad days.Sensations such as giddiness, fearfulness, tension headaches, feeling of apprehension.
Human responses: You are a human being, not a machine that can be calibrated and put on auto-pilot. Humans are constantly shifting and dealing with change, and not every stimulus is a gentle one. Your systems are in continuous flux so that overall, you're stable. Your symptoms show there are some things you're sensitive to -- whether other people, the things they do, or other. Work in therapy on these issues. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can be but chk w/ dr: Mind ; body are the same you - physical pain can lead to emotional pain ; emotional pain can lead to physical pain. You definitely should see yr doctor to rule out any physical causes. If none are found, it could be psychosomatic. People often think this means that it is "all in your head." not so. It merely means that the pain is caused by some interaction between the mind (psyche) ; body (soma). ...Read more
Bipolar disorder: can express itself in irrational thinking and fears. Phobic disorder has one or more irrational fears as part of it but the person usually understands at some level that the fear is irrational. Please see a mental health professional for more complete clarification and support. Peace and good health. ...Read more
May physical symptoms of anxiety / panic attacks change over time? This changes leading me to think about I have other diseases and boost my anxiety.
Yes they do : Usually the concommitant physical symptoms in a person with anxiety cahnge little over time and the person develops a pattern of predictability. However, sometimes they do change which leads to loss of that pattern and makes the person (like yourself) more anxious . The good news is that anxiety and panic are very treatable and the success rate is very promising. Get help and feels better. ...Read more
There is a type: Of seizure disorder that produces jerking limbs. Please see your doc for a proper diagnosis if you have not done so. You can also have your magnesium levels chcked and see a mental health professional for stress management techniques such as clinical hypnosis. Chinese qigong, yoga, bodywork are all natural and non-invasive ways to help also. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Maybe: People with gad may be experience constant, out of control worrying. This can be expressed by the body in the form of fatigue, lightheadedness, insomnia, frequent urination, abdominal pain, lump in throat, shortness of breath, headaches and muscle tension (especially upper back ; neck). There can ^'ed irritability ; v'ed concentration. ...Read more