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Anxiety Tight Throat
Autonomic response: Similar to the answer about flushing; anxiety, worry, fear trigger autonomic (automatic unconscious) physiological chemical responses in our central nervous system (brain). Emotions have a vast array of somatic (body) effects: get to the underlying source of anxiety or at least develop some healthy coping alternatives: relaxation, meditation, breathing techniques, visualization. ...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
Has anyone with anxiety-based throat tightness/difficulty breathing been treated with a PEP exhaling device?
Trouble sleeping; i can't sleep on my sides as this makes me dizzy and may cause palpitations. I sometimes shiver and get a tight throat. Anxiety?
I suffer from really bad anxiety sometimes my heart starts to beat so fast i think it's going to come out..& i get a tight throat ..Any ways to cure?
Yes, there's help: Anxiety can certainly cause the symptoms you mention, and there is help for this. See your primary care doctor to start with, for a thorough health evaluation. S/he may offer medications, or may want you to see a psychiatrist & therapist. Talk therapies like cognitive behavioral therapy are very helpful. Also, medications can help as well. You may or may not need these. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My peak flow reading is normal (around 400) but my chest/throat still feels tight. Should I take my inhaler or is this just anxiety?
How long after taking amoxicillin would I know if was going to have a reaction I have anxiety n that makes my throat feel tight .
When i eat something i feel like im allergic to it. My face feels funny and tight, im constantly making sure my throat doesn't close. Anxiety?
Posssibly anxiety: You should get tested 4 allergies. Is it only certain foods? This is important for your md to know. If it is more general, or random, it may be anxiety. You r probably now anxious about it & anxiety feeds itself & makes itself worse. Once physical causes r ruled out, find a therapist specializing in anxiety, esp. Exposure based treatment. Ativan, xanax etc are addictive and not best treatment. ...Read more
Can anxiety cause my throat to be tight for several weeks? I also caught a sickness from my kids but my throat is still tight
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