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Can anxiety attacks cause numbness in legs?

Can anxiety attacks cause numbness in legs?

No: not directly. There is no true nerve impingement to cause that. However a true panic attack can have a overall sensation that can sometimes feel all over. ...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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Can anxiety cause fasiculations?

Can anxiety cause fasiculations?

Yes: So can caffeine. Typically the small muscles around the eye are affected most. If fasciculations persist after reducing stress and caffeine- see a neurologist. (hemifacial spasm can also cause involuntary muscle movement in the face.). ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause tremor.

Can anxiety cause tremor.

Yes, anxiety can: Produce tremors, but so can other things. Please see your doc to rule out other causes like low blood sugar, neurological issues, etc. In the past you have seen a neurologist. He/she would be a good person to consult with. Hope your eyes are continuing to improve. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Could anxiety cause stuttering?

Could anxiety cause stuttering?

Anxiety could: Contribute to stuttering ; some other speech problems. ...Read more

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Could anxiety cause hallucinations?

Could anxiety cause hallucinations?

In general -: Anxiety doesn't normally cause hallucinations. During a panic attack , you could have a sense that you aren't real or that the world around you is surreal. Hallucinations may occur in the context of severe post traumatic stress disorder (which is a form on anxiety disorder). ...Read more

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Can neurogical pain cause anxiety?

Can neurogical pain cause anxiety?

It does: As opposed to a mechanistic model of disease which suggests that whenever there is pain there is something wrong with the body, the biopsychosocial model postulates that a person is a complex unit and the body cannot be separated from the mind. Pain is as strongly associated with anxiety as with depressive disorders. Cognitive behavioral therapy is a part of neurological treatment. ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause head jerking/twitching?

Can anxiety cause head jerking/twitching?

Head jerking or: twitching may represent a tic (spasm-like movements of particular muscles). Anxiety may aggravate or increase tics which are otherwise usually harmless but may be annoying and may be able to be suppressed. Anxiety management strategies are powerful. Tics come and go. If serious consult physician. Best regards. ...Read more

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Can anxiety disorder cause nerve pain?

No: But anxiety can be converted by the brain into somatic symptomatology which includes pain. Determining whether this is "nerve pain" or something else is best left to your neurologist or psychological therapist. ...Read more

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Does anxiety cause lightheadedness?

Does anxiety cause lightheadedness?

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! ...Read more

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Can IBS cause nerve tingling symptoms?

Can IBS cause nerve tingling symptoms?

Other way: In some cases it is the other way around. I've seen a number of cases where the person develops a neuropathy (giving numbness and tingling in limbs) and also ibs symptoms. ...Read more

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Can anxiety attacks cause blackout?

Agree w Dr. Passer: Dissociation isn't a black out but may someone might perceive it this way. This could occur during a panic attack. ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause facial fasciculations?

Not cause : They can occur together but fasciculations does not cause anxiety. They can occur together. You can become anxious anticipating the muscle twitching or coping with the neurological disorder in general. Talk therapy can help develop effective anxiety coping strategies. Take Care ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause fatigue and head tightness?

Can anxiety cause fatigue and head tightness?

Yes it can!: Anxiety can cause a wide variety of uncomfortable physical sensations. It is not uncommon for people with problematic anxiety to experience fatigue and muscle tension. When people have excessive anxiety and worry they may develop tightness in the muscles of the head and neck. Meditation and exercise/movement are some home treatments. ...Read more

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Could anxiety cause vision problems?

Yes: Anxiety can cause a range of disturbances in vision, including blurriness, tunnel vision, eye strain, and other problems. Some of the symptoms may be due to surges in adrenaline that accompany anxiety. The vision problems are not serious in themselves, but definitely see a mental health professional and get treatment for your anxiety, which should include psychotherapy. ...Read more

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Can menopause cause aches pains weepiness severe anxiety depression?

Can menopause cause aches pains weepiness severe anxiety depression?

Yes: Menopause and the "peri-menopausal" time frame can cause many issues due to changing hormonal levels. Some medications like sarafem (prozac) can be used with good success to treat these symptoms. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause constant chest discomfort?

Yes indeed: You are correct - there are anxiety relieving techniques and drugs - speak to your doctor, get a good physical and ask about stress relieving options ...Read more

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Can anxiety and hypochondria cause vertigo?

Can anxiety and hypochondria cause vertigo?

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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Can anxiety / panic disorder cause hand trembling on one side?

Can anxiety / panic disorder cause hand trembling on one side?

Not generally: In anxiety-related tremors, the trembling is usually bilateral (on both sides). However, unilateral hand trembling could be an early sign of parkinson's disease. A neurologist is the specialist best suited to evaluate and/or treat you for this. Your family physician can also help you. ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause breathlessness?

Can anxiety cause breathlessness?

Yes: Anxiety or stress can cause many symptoms in the body such as breathlessness, nausea, headache, or even chest pains. One way to help relax is to take deep breaths in and out very slowly 3 or 4 times. If the breathless symptoms persist i would suggest calling your doctor for advice. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Tingling (Definition)

Tingling is a pins and needle like sensation anywhere on the body. May also be termed paresthesia. Can experience when elbow is bumped (funny bone), or even from frostbite. On its own, unlikely significant but may be part of nerve pathology from ...Read more