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I have recently started having real bad anxiety after taking my medications. Never had this problem till now?

I have recently started having real bad anxiety after taking my medications. Never had this problem till now?

See below: Please contact your prescribing doctor and/or primary care doctor. You might need to be re-evaluated and assessed as to why you have anxiety. Good luck! ...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 cuse physical symptoms I have severe anxiety and there allway a problem i feel like its real and when i go to the dr nothings wrong?

Can anxiety cuse physical symptoms I have severe anxiety and there allway a problem i feel like its real and when i go to the dr nothings wrong?

Anxiety : Anxiety can surely cause physical symptoms. You may be cleared medically but that does not mean that your anxiety is not causing you physical discomfort. Consult with a mental health professional who specializes in the treatment of anxiety, most likely you can be helped. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have a real problem with anxiety. I have a very bad fear or death and the world ending, to the point it's taking over my life. What do you suggest?

 I have a real problem with anxiety. I have a very bad fear or death and the world ending, to the point it's taking over my life. What do you suggest?

Fears are OK.: It's OK to have fears. We all fear one thing or another. But it's not OK when the fears and anxieties become so consuming and disruptive that they impair your ability to function. The key is not to target the fears, but the thoughts. Put the thoughts into their appropriate context, identify their source and work to eradicate them. Seek counseling. ...Read more

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I have bad anxiety and my family don't understand. They believe it is all just the way i act to things. Is it all in my head or is it a real problem?

I have bad anxiety and my family don't understand. They believe it is all just the way i act to things. Is it all in my head or is it a real problem?

Evaluation.: It is difficult to feel misunderstood by those you love. To determine if your anxiety meets criteria for a clinical anxiety disorder vice the normal jitters that people get from time to time, recommend evaluation. A comprehensive psychological evaluation by a doctoral level clinical psychologist or a psychiatrist would put this into perspective & start the road to feeling better. Take care. ...Read more

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How do I know the difference between anxiety about heart rate vs having real heart problems?

In order to be 100%: In order to rule out any possibility of your anxiety like symptoms to not have anything to do with your heart...I believe, for your own piece of mind, a visit with a cardiologist is your next and only step...It is always better to be safe then sorry! ...Read more

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Is constant memory problems, real severe at times, normal for somebody disabled with lifelong anxiety/bipolar depression disorder?

Is constant memory problems, real severe at times, normal for somebody disabled with  lifelong anxiety/bipolar depression disorder?

(here we go): Memory problems are a very common collateral effect of benzodiazepines like clonazepam. Also, rebound anxiety, depression, balance problems, tolerance (stops working, requiring higher doses eventually to exert same effects) and dependency. I wish you well, remember to discuss it with your dr, who knows you better. Good luck. ...Read more

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What sort of problem is anxiety?

What sort of problem is anxiety?

Anxiety happens when: Your mind registers a threatening or intimidating future event and your body prepares for action (fight/flight). To manage anxiety, you can change your thoughts about the triggering situation, learn to calm your body's reaction, or deal with the situation to make it less threatening. If anxiety is a pattern or particularly distressing, talk to a psychologist, counselor or biofeedback therapist. ...Read more

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When does anxiety become a problem?

When does anxiety become a problem?

Depends: If you feel distressed by it in any way or if it interferes with your daily life, goals, etc. A small amount of anxiety can help us accomplish tasks and be motivated however anything more than this small amount can interfere with our life. Get a consult with a psychologist if you are unable to figure this out yourself. Be well! ...Read more

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Could anxiety cause balance problem?

Could anxiety cause balance problem?

Anxiety: Possible, if accompanied by other anxiety symptoms & u have no medical problems to attribute to the balance problem. ...Read more

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