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I have a lot of anxiety symptoms all the time(24/7) but if I do have anxiety well it go away with the meds?

I have a lot of anxiety symptoms all the time(24/7) but if I do have anxiety well it go away with the meds?

See below: The best outcomes are from a combination of medications and talking therapy if sxs are fairly severe. Cognitive behavioral therapy is especially helpful. Lesser sxs may not require medications. ...Read more

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 was exposed to hsv2 7 weeks ago. Can i get accurately tested yet? No signs or symptoms just a lot of anxiety.

I was exposed to hsv2 7 weeks ago. Can i get accurately tested yet?  No signs or symptoms just a lot of anxiety.

HIV: Yes, go and get tested asap. Also be tested for other stds and be very careful in the future. Hopefully this will be negative. Good luck. ...Read more

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. I have had lots of anxiety the last week and my bm have been looser. This morning they were pencil thin. No other symptoms? Is it stress?

. I have had lots of anxiety the last week and my bm have been looser. This morning they were pencil thin. No other symptoms? Is it stress?

Stress does so much!: It's possible for stress to do lot's of damage - in a person w/ gastric symptoms like reflux, bowel impact seems easy to create. Think about finding a good CBT therapist to learn stress mgmt skills. It can really save you from lots of pain and suffering. ...Read more

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If I have a lot of the symptoms of OCD and I already take medicine for anxiety does that mean I could have OCD and the medicine is just helping?

Professional Opinion: It can take years for someone diagnosed w/ ocd 2get appropriate treatment. So 1st get properly assessed. Then a) educate urself about what ocd is/isn't: & b) what form(s) ocd takes. (try http://bit.Ly/y0lvsh .) cognitive-behavioral therapy (cbt) that specifically includes exposure & response prevention (erp) has proven very effective as have certain medications. For some, erp/cbt + meds indicated. ...Read more

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Are all these symptoms normal for a 19year old, male (no major health problems) i'd like to state that i'm extremely stressed out and my anxiety is the main thing i need help on. So i'll go into detail about that; i feel kind of on auto-pilot a lot. Like

Are all these symptoms normal for a 19year old, male (no major health problems) i'd like to state that i'm extremely stressed out and my anxiety is the main thing i need help on. So i'll go into detail about that;
i feel kind of on auto-pilot a lot. Like

Hello. : Hello. This is a great question. It doesn't sound "normal" but you certainly don't sound crazy either. Your description makes me wonder if your anxiety is some what out of control. It doesn't sound like a comfortable place to be. Have you considered talking to a therapist or possibly seeing a psychiatrist? There many types of treatments (with and without medications) that might really help improve your quality of life. Think about getting some help. Take care. ...Read more

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What diseases cause hand paresthesia and swelling (in the MS mimic) catagory? I've been having a lot of symptoms that are classic MS symptoms but have not been diagnosed. My brain MRI without contrast was normal. One neurologist sd it was anxiety and to s

What diseases cause hand paresthesia and swelling (in the MS mimic) catagory? I've been having a lot of symptoms that are classic MS symptoms but have not been diagnosed. My brain MRI without contrast was normal. One neurologist sd it was anxiety and to s

Some of the options: Cervical radiculopathy, transverse myelopathy, ulnar / radial / median nerve impingement (incl carpal tunnel syndome), brachial plexopathy, peripheral neuropathy (there are many causes), and vascular disorders, such as calciphylaxis. I agree that carpal tunnel syndrome is #1 - and should be a place to start. A normal brain MRI does help put MS aside. ...Read more

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I've been having a lot of pregnancy symptoms and just had an anxiety attack for the first time ever. Pregnancy?

HPT: Although emotional lability, irritability and anxiety can sometimes occur with pregnancy, would not consider a panic attack pathoneumonic for pregnancy. Try taking a pregnancy test if you missed your period. ...Read more

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How to make anxiety symptoms go away I'm lightheaded daily constant for yrs a lot of others symptoms to this one scared me the most ?

How to make anxiety symptoms go away I'm lightheaded daily constant for yrs a lot of others symptoms to this one scared me the most ?

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. Do you exercise? ...Read more

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Can anxiety make ur blood pressure get high when I have anxiety symptoms i notice a lot my BP gets verry high how can I help this im on toporal 100 mg?

Can anxiety make ur blood pressure get high  when I have anxiety symptoms i notice a lot my BP gets verry high how can I help this im on toporal 100 mg?

Yes: Anxiety could make your BP high. Then your anxiety attacks should be treated in order to control your bp. Talk to your physician about your anxiety attacks. ...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