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Anxiousness Vs Anxiety
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Normal vs. illness: "anxious" or anxiety is a normal, necessary human emotion. Anxiety disorders are abnormal conditions in which additional problems develop as a result of persistent, unnecessary anxiety. Doctors don't treat anxiety, per se. They treat anxiety disorders. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Relaxation Exercise: If you can find a quiet place - do so. Breath in slowly & deeply through your nostrils. Fill your lungs with air (but not to the point of discomfort). Hold for a count of five then slowly begin to exhale through an open mouth. Repeat at least 12 times, longer if you need to. See you take ativan (lorazepam) - get talking therapy help too. Take care. ...Read more
Yes: Increases in diastolic pressure and systolic pressure occur during periods of anxiety, as anxiety is tied to stress hormones that increase pressure within the cariocascular system. Increases in blood pressure on account of anxiety due to a medical encounters is referred to as white coat syndrome. ...Read more
Could medication for anxiety reduce the physical symptoms or does it completely make you less anxious?
Once u have anxiety the symptoms will stay even if u r not anxious iif not using any medication for anxiety?
Is my anxiety closely related to my thoughts? I often worry about certain parts of my body. I've been anxious a lot in over 2 months.
Anxiety and: Thoughts can be closely related. We call it "self talk." What we say to ourselves or think impacts our moods. See a book called "Feeling Good" by David Burns for support. A cognitive behavioral therapist would be very helpful. Peace and good health. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Feeling a lot of anxiety lately, especially when having to present to a group (2 or 3 others is enough for me to feel really anxious )?
Social anxiety: Common problem. Often times this will resolve if you do it more frequently. There are medications to try, but see if you can get the symptoms to resolve on there own ...Read more
Why does anxiety make you think all the time :( wish i could just not think. I get anxious about feeling down and always look for reasons?
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