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Anxiety Dizziness Gagging
Before deciding that: You would need to have a physician run some tests. In addition to anxiety, dizziness could be caused by physical issues, like inner ear problems. If your physician does not find any physical reason for the dizziness, speak with a psychologist and learn techniques to reduce your anxiety. ...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
Difficult to tell: It would be good to have more information on what other symptoms you are experiencing. If you suspect urinary problems usually those are characterized with urine burning sensation, urgency, hesitancy, frequency when urinating. If you have flank pain especially with fever, nausea, vomiting the kidneys might have infection. If you are having these type of symptoms get an appointment to see your doctor. ...Read more
Treat the anxiety: Anxiety can produce many kinds of physical symptoms, including dizziness. If you've had a complete medical evaluation and are sure there are no direct physical causes for anxiety, see a psychologist to begin working on your problem. There are excellent talk therapies for anxiety, including cognitive behavioral therapy. Medications can sometimes be helpful also -- but first things first! ...Read more
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
Anxiety: Yes. It certainly can; however, make sure you have had a good medical workup to rule-out other possible medical problems. ...Read more
Dizzy: Not necessarily, unless your primary care doctor ruled out any physical causes. ...Read more
My hbpm is 76, Which I heard is OK for athletes but I'm not. I feel a little dizzy sometimes to, Which I'm not sure if its from anxiety, Is the BPM OK?
4 types of dizziness:
True vertigo implies feeling a violent spinning or pulling sensation due to discrepant inputs from the vestibular organs of the inner ear, Light headedness due to brain dysfunction (low BP, ischemia, lesion, intoxication etc).
A third condition is unsteadiness from impaired transmission of signal from position sensors (cord syndrome or neuropathy) 4th is psychiatric (anxiety / Hyperventilation) ...Read more
Better breathing can: Reduce immediate unpleasant anxiety symptoms by attention to your breath. Dizziness - even fainting - can be brought on by shallow, rapid breathing. It would great to find a cbt therapist to treat the anxiety. Until then, here's a tip. Do several cycles at least several times daily in addition to stress times. Nasal inhale (4 sec) hold in (6 sec) full blow exhale (8 sec). Smokeless smoking! ...Read more
Start with a medical: Eval. It may uncover underlying medical problems that need to be addressed. Seeing a therapist cognitive behavioral therapy can be quite effective. Psych meds may be indicated. Aim for daily exercise, 8 hours of sleep per night & good nutrition w 5 servings of veggies & 4 of fruit per day. Try tai chi, yoga, qi gong, progressive muscle relaxation, deep breathing exercises & meditation. ...Read more
Can anxiety go away w/out medications, w/out stressing yourself? I experience dizziness everyday. Can it be anxiety?
Yes it likely is: You need to practice yoga or meditation. A daily morning walk can do a lot of good. It will brighten your mood and give you fresh energy. Practice it for 3 months and you will see the remarkable benefit in developing a positive morale. Let me know how you did on this advice. ...Read more
Will anxiety make you feel spaced out and dizzy and how long will this last and will it make you feel funny all the time?
Yes yes depends: Dizziness, lightheadness and change in your sense of reality can occur with anxiety and is usually brief in duration, but some people have more persisting symptoms. But medical conditions such as low blood sugar, low blood pressure and seizure like activity can do the same thing, so first its important to get medical eval. Anxiety can b treated: http://cpancf. Com/anxietydisordersbasics. Asp. ...Read more
Can you be worried an anxious about something without knowing it and then can it cause dizziness or a small anxiety attack?
Yes: All of us have unconscious ways of protecting ourselves from emotional pain. This often means stuffing distressing situations & emotions deep inside us, so we're not consciously thinking about them. The anxiety may build, though -- and has to express somehow. Our bodies provide physical outlets for these energies. It's only temporary, since we get anxious about the physical symptoms too! ...Read more
Is it common to get extremely dizzy off and on all day and have problems with my vision as well all from anxiety even when not anxious?
I commend you for your concern for health.
I understand your anxiety.
At age 43, many people go through anxiety due to stresses of marriage, separation, divorce, parenting, children leaving home, work and finances and may cause dizziness and vision problem.
Extreme dizziness and problem with the vision, when not anxious indicates need to see a Internist, Neurologist and an Ophthalmologist. ...Read more
Experiencing off&on dizziness but occurred just recently after having an anxiety attack last week. Plus feeling nauseous please help?
I have fuzzy head feelings and dizziness feelings & they started about a month ago w/ my cold but I also have anxiety so that might be it.?
Head rush and the split second dizziness right after. Happened three times in 3 hours. So scared it's something sinister. Could it be anxiety?
Could be anxiety: Yes, anxiety could be causing your symptoms. Panic attacks start suddenly and generally pass within 30 minutes. Symptoms such as dizziness, nausea, severe anxiety, heart pounding, hyperventilation, etc are common in panic attacks. Treatment is possible with a combination of psychotherapy (cbt especially) and medications as needed. ...Read more
It's unlikely: Ssri's can help anxiety, but dizziness and loss of balance are more likely a problem outside if depression. Anxiety and loss of balance may be a cardiovascular problem or a lack of good blood flow to the brain. In those cases symptoms of dizziness and loss of balance could occur. If treatment with an ssri relieves the anxiety and the other symptoms also that's the answer. If not consult your dr. ...Read more
It depends: It depends on the type of anxiety medication. I would not advise stopping anxiety meds without talking to yourdoctor first. However, if the medication is an ssri the cause can be "discontinuation syndrome" which is not generally dangerous but it is uncomfortable. This should generally be done slowly for comfort. If it is a benzodiazepine, stopping abruptly can be dangerous leading to seizures. ...Read more
Anx can cause Dizzy: If your anxiety results in dysfunctional breathing patterns you may be hyperventilating, resulting in dizziness. Get yourself medically cleared, then either try some self-help relaxation tracks or techniques. You might fast track this solution by seeing a psychologist skilled in stress/anxiety management for relaxation training or anxiety management training (amt). ...Read more
Talk;behavior ch: Gen. Anx. Disorder manifests in excessive fear in many circumstances. We all are anxious at times, it can keep us alive, but when it is triggered too easily we may experience panic attacks, i.e., physical symptoms such as pounding heart, sweating, light headed, hard to breathe. Such attacks are self-limiting but frightening. Help is available through a mental health professional. See doc. ...Read more
If you have been: Symptomatic for three weeks - medical evaluation would be a good next step. Take care. ...Read more