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Anxiety And Tingling In Hands And Feet
Can anxiety cause tingling in arms hands and feet? I was diagnosed with anxiety recently. I'm really worried about this being something serious
Yes: sounds like you are anxious about being anxious. Anxiety can cause a multitude of differing physical symptoms. Best thing to do is see a psychiatrist to learn treatment options and likely seek a therapist to discuss coping mechanisms and managing and dealing with anxiety. a good book is called the anxiety and phobia workbook which you can search for on amazon. ...Read more
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
Tremors in hands, weak legs, dizzy, numbing/tingling in hands and feet, weight loss. Got MRI, no MS. ALS? Parkinsons? It's not anxiety. 17yrs old
Hmmm: No way to tell with those history elements alone. Please follow up with your doctor to share more history and be assessed further. A neurologist would be a good choice as well. good luck figuring it out ...Read more
Tremors in hands, weak legs, dizzy, some numbing/tingling in hands and feet, weight loss. Got MRI, no MS. Is it ALS? Parkinsons? It's not anxiety.
Tremors: With these symptoms you need to see a good diagnostician and I would start with my family doctor. He will probably start with a complete blood panel and exclude all metabolic disease . If this is all normal that he will be able to send you to the appropiate specialist to treat your condition. Do not try to self diagnose. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: There is absolutely no correlation between the two. ...Read more
I feel tingling in hands and feet when stressed or anxious. Is this something I should be concerned about?
Can be helped: You could be experiencing some degree of hyperventilation which causes changes in your carbon dioxide level in the blood stream, and creates the tingling. First get a handle on the stress/anxiety cascade, and then develop approaches to control you limbs. Cognitive-behavioural approaches may help, and even could try acupuncture. Some anti-anxiety meds could benefit. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Just started methazolamide 50 mg twice a day and having on and off tingling in hands and feet. Cause for concern?
Yes: Electrolyte and mineral deficiencies secondary to the medication may be responsible for these symptoms. Discuss this with your physician who will order the appropriate tests. ...Read more
48 hrs post thyroidectomy, experiencing tingling in hands and feet intermittently, and some in face. Taking increased Ca. Will this go away?
Check calcium level: This could be a symptom of low calcium (hypocalcemia), which can occur after thyroidectomy. This can become serious, so would get back to your surgeon right away and get your calcium level checked. You may need more calcium and Vitamin D. The vitamin helps the body absorb calcium from the GI tract. ...Read more
Mechanism of action: The drug does affect numerous neurotransmitters and certainly in some affects acid-base balance (adverse event is metabolic acidosis). Any of these mechanisms could promote paresthesias. However, patients have mitigated this by ingestion of bananas or dried apricots, sources of potassium plus other ingredients. ...Read more
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