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Why do I get like anxiety attacts sometimes.I feel like I can't breath and my palms and feet start getting sweaty?

Why do I get like anxiety attacts sometimes.I feel like I can't breath and my palms and feet start getting sweaty?

Several reasons : Panic attacks are one cause. Another could be reaction to medication being taken. There are some medical causes that act that way as well. Whatever the cause, it would be best to talk to your physician about it and get a thorough evaluation to determine the exact cause of your symptoms. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Anxiety (Definition)

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


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I do have anxiety but my heart has been racing for 3 or 4 days. I had a anxiety attact the day my heart started to race but i lay down an fell asleep ?

I do have anxiety but my heart has been racing for 3 or 4 days. I had a anxiety attact the day my heart started to race but i lay down an fell asleep ?

Palpitations: You have anxiety attacks or tachy arrythmia? They are interrelated. Before we call it all anxiety a physical exam is a must.See your dr. Thyroid or valvular disease . See your dr ...Read more

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What is anxiety?

What is anxiety?

Anxiety shows itself: In may ways. Once can mentally obsess over things that frighten the person or do behaviors to keep danger away, e.g., ritual behaviors, checking and re-checking. Physically there can be heart palpitations, shortness of breath, sweating, sleeplessness, etc. Please go to a mental health professional for support if you think you have an anxiety disorder. ...Read more

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What cures anxiety?

What cures anxiety?

See below: Talk to your physician to see if there is a physical basis for anxiety, work on finding out what makes you anxious. Try to establish daily routine to bring some predictability in your day; practice deep breathing, relaxation/ guided imagery (you can find scripts on the web); you can work with a therapist to help you guide through the process. Consider medication, if symptoms become overwhelming. ...Read more

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What causes anxiety?

What causes anxiety?

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. ...Read more

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What causes anxiety?

What causes anxiety?

Anything can : cause anxiety. Usually the big things like changes death divorce moves job change friendship loss or family loss are causes or changes in health. But people stress over everything and perspective is needed to stay healthy. Get help from psychiatrists and psychologists to deal with symptoms. Keep a support network to stay connected to people. good luck ...Read more

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Can anxiety be cured?

Can anxiety be cured?

Yes. Manage anxiety: By learning relaxation skills & learning to modify the thoughts, perceptions & beliefs that trigger your anxiety. Learning to calm your body & your mind is the key. You can learn these skills on your own, but having a mental health professional "coach" you is quicker & more effective. Biofeedback helps learn relaxation skills (www.Bcia.Org & www.Aapb.Org). Entrenched anxiety may require meds. ...Read more

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Why do we get anxiety?

Why do we get anxiety?

Good question: It's an over-exaggerated fight or flight response. Our nervous system is getting us ready to act by pumping out adrenaline and other chemicals. The problem is this response may be over- zealous or it may occur when we don't want it too. Also if something scared us before, our body remembers that. That is why if you've ever been stuck in an elevator once, you'll get very anxious in any tight space. ...Read more

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Is anxiety hereditary?

Is anxiety hereditary?

Anxiety: Yes and no. Some families are predisposed to anxiety by virtue of either genetic association or, more likely, social learning theory, wherein behavior is learned by watching and observing. An anxious approach, reaction, or manner to situations may be "contagious.". ...Read more

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Can sex cause anxiety?

Can sex cause anxiety?

Sex anxiety: Performance anxiety is the term, and can lead to anticipation and avoidance, doubts, and poor performance. ...Read more

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