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Anxiety Is Making Me Physically Ill
I am avoiding caffeine, what could be causing me to become physically ill with anxiety on separate occasions?
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
Anxiety: Check with your md. He/she may give you medication or refer you to a mental health professional if all ok physically. ...Read more
BP and "anxiety": Your body is made to respond to challenges with BP increases and adjustments. Learn to do mindfulness meditation; google this or find any short book on it, and teach your body to relax. If your "lower number" is hitting 100, with or without "anxiety" then your blood pressure is not yet optimally controlled, so keep working with your doc. Allow any stressing over your BP numbers to disappear. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
In your med opinion, how long do you think the horrible effects after anxiety attack last making you feel ill,weak,sob and etc? Thanks
Until they stop: Usually, panic attacks are pretty time limited. Seconds to a peak and remit within about 30 minutes at the outside. In a severe panic attack, you might feel as you describe for a couple hours. Anything lasting longer probably needs re-evaluation for depression or other conditions not yet diagnosed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I suffer from severe anxiety my youngest daughter isnt speaking to.me.do you think i should just leave her for time bein its making me ill?
Anxiety ruining life! I've tried groups, forums, counselling and breathing exercises nothing works please help. Its general anxiety its making me ill?
You don't say....: ....That you have tried any kind of medication. Please, see your md and ask about meds for anxiety. Unless you have bipolar disorder, which would be a contraindication to taking an antidepressant alone, the ssri's are the first line treatment for chronic anxiety. Don't let it ruin your life. Get help! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How do I relax my father when he wakes up at night from anxiety disorder and unwanted OCD thought making him very ill and causing sleepless nights?
Anxiety: Talk about feelings ; address problems. Don't avoid them. Aim for 7.5 - 8 hours of sleep/ night. Daily physical activity is optimal in a green space. Eat healthfully. Cut out junk carbs, caffeine ; alcohol (or moderate). Try qi gong, tai chi, acupuncture, acupressure, homeopathy, meditation, yoga, exercise program, deep breathing exercises or progressive muscle relaxation. There are a # of ways. ...Read more
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