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I am preparing to take my drivers test and my anxiety level has been so high I feel shaky, anxious, nauseous. How do l calm all these crazy feelings on the big day. ?

I am preparing to take my drivers test and my anxiety level has been so high I feel shaky, anxious, nauseous. How do l calm all these crazy feelings on the big day. ?

Visualization can: be a powerful tool. Use your various senses to create the experience in your mind-body. Start small and build up to the actual test. Baby steps are good. If you have time you can see a clinical psychologist for anxiety management or systematic desensitization. Peace and good health. ...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 heart attack happen to a non smoker 30 y male with all normal cardiac test results and no fam hist, have anxiety... no symptom but worried..

Highly unlikely: While nothing is impossible, a heart attack is highly unlikely in a 30 year old with normal cardiac tests, a negative family history, and no symptoms. It sounds like your unfounded anxiety is the problem you need to deal with and not the risk of cardiovascular disease at this point. ...Read more

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What can cause high blood pressure if you have good blood test results of colesterol trygliceryd tiroyd etc. Im 28 and have 155/96 I have anxiety :(?

What can cause high blood pressure if you have good blood test results of colesterol trygliceryd tiroyd etc. Im 28 and have 155/96 I have anxiety :(?

Unlikely anxiety: High systolic BP can be caused by anxiety, but your high diastolic BP unlikely. BP may be due to kidney or hormone related problems. Needs to be worked up by your primary care dr. Or a BP specialist, possibly a cardiologist or nephrologist. ...Read more

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Have panic attacks but sometimes resting heart rate increases w/o feelings of anxiety--normal test results-not worried-curious abt avg. Fluctuations?

Have panic attacks but sometimes resting heart rate increases w/o feelings of anxiety--normal test results-not worried-curious abt avg. Fluctuations?

Normal heart rate: A normal heart rate is between 60 and 90 beats per minute. It can vary slightly depending upon race, gender, age, and smoking status. Degree of physical fitness is also a factor since there are plenty of people who are very physically fit with a heart rate of 50. Clinically if your resting heart pulse is over 120 or under 50 if you have any symptoms, then it would be appropriate to be seen by your doctor. ...Read more

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What can cause high blood pressure if you have good blood test results of colesterol trygliceryd tiroyd etc. I have anxiety :( the numbers are 155/96?

What can cause high blood pressure if you have good blood test results of colesterol trygliceryd tiroyd etc. I have anxiety :( the numbers are 155/96?

Idiopathic: High cholesterol is not causally related to blood pressure. High blood pressure is usually without a known cause. Sometimes related to alcohol or anxiety and rarely related to other causes ? Measure BP first thing in am for two weeks. Treat average. ...Read more

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I've been puking daily for 6 years. I've seen specialists and had lots of tests with normal results. They say anxiety, but I'm already on meds for it.

I've been puking daily for 6 years. I've seen specialists and had lots of tests with normal results. They say anxiety, but I'm already on meds for it.

Vomiting: Wow. That's awful. Are you taking medication like zofran (ondansetron) for nausea and vomiting, too, as needed? I'm glad your tests so far have been negative. Hopefully, that includes an MRI of the brain with and without contrast. Which medications and supplements are you on? Many can cause nausea and vomiting as side effects. Have you considered food allergies as a possible cause as well? Allergy consult? ...Read more

Dr. Alan Ali
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Feeling Anxious (Definition)

different subjective and objective symptoms of anxiety. The ones usually first encountered are: rapid heart beats, increased breathing, hypervigilance, and rapid thinking. For a complete list and a thorough understanding of the how's and why's ...Read more