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Body Aches Everywhere Stress
Prolonged stress?: Stress can cause increased tension in muscles, leading to headaches and muscle soreness. It is not usually localized just to arms and hands, though. That sounds like a more repetitive injury-type thing? I suggest working with your primary care doctor to figure out the cause for this, and get help for it. Be well, . ...Read more
Stress affects most people in some way. Acute (sudden, short-term) stress leads to rapid changes throughout the body. Almost all body systems (the heart and blood vessels, immune system, lungs, digestive system, sensory organs, and brain) gear up to meet perceived danger. These stress responses could prove beneficial in a critical, life-or-death situation. Over time, however, repeated stressful situations put a strain on the body that may contribute to physical and psychological problems. Chronic (long-term) stress can have real health consequences and should be addressed like any other health concern. Fortunately, research is showing that lifestyle changes and stress-reduction techniques can help people learn ...Read more
Possible viral inf.: Temp + 100.9For significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test & culture. Antibiotics are imperative for Strep Throat. Try saltwater gargles. Mix tsp of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle w this several times/day. You can gargle w Aloe Vera juice a couple of times per day. A mix of chamomile tea w honey & a small amt of lemon juice helps. ...Read more
Can stress and anxiety cause severe body soreness, weakness, and muscle twitching all over constantly?
Yes, anxiety can: produce such symptoms but so can many other things. It is important that you see your doc. If he/she rules out medical conditions please see a mental health professional. Do not rely on medication alone but learn some self-regulatory procedures like self-hypnosis, self talk changing, etc. Peace and good health. Biofeedback may be helpful also. ...Read more
Unlikely: I am sure that it can but your symptoms sound much more similar to a viral infection. Have you been to an allergist for testing to molds? If not, this would be a logical alternative. But i still think a viral infection matches your symptoms much more closely. ...Read more
Symptoms: dizziness, scratchy throat, head ache, low energy, general body pain, feel like screaming. Low body temperature, low appetite, lack of sleep. Sore skin. (female-41yo)?
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. ...Read more
My body constantly has aches and pains and extremely tired , hot flashes.Does the muscle aches and joint aches come with menapause?
Can extreme anxiety cause your body to ache all over, stiff hands and feet, tingles onextremities, headaches, fatigue, cold feeling, no concentration?
Yes: Anxiety can cause all those symptoms. It tenses muscles, which after awhile can get sore & ache all over. Please see your physician and have a good going-over for general health. You will probably benefit from treatment for your anxiety -- psychotherapy can be very helpful, and there are medications which can be used if needed also. First task is to understand the nature of your symptoms, tho'. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stress will worsen: The stress is not the cause, but could make the symptoms seem far worse. Real question involves why you are experiencing the problems you describe. Do you have an over-active thyroid gland, is there muscular irritability, are some of the movements consistent with seizure activity, or a spinal cord problem? In essence, get a full evaluation, as this is not emotional. ...Read more
Pregnant with severe sore throat, body aches badly, lack of energy, headaches, night time sweats and chills, tight chest and lack of appetite?
Itching and Sweating: The causes of itching and sweating are many. Go to the following web site: http://symptomchecker.Webmd.Com/multiple-symptoms?Symptoms=excessive-sweating%7citching-or-burning&symptomids=228%7c129&locations=66%7c68. ...Read more
Whole body aches, breasts hurt a lot, tired all the time, funny tummy aches, and emotional. Possibility I'm pregnant?
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