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Does anxiety cause lightheadedness?

Does anxiety cause lightheadedness?

It Sure Can: All of the physical symptoms of anxiety r directly the result of the cascade of physiological events that get triggered when ur primitive fear ; rage brain centers sense danger. Learn about this "fight or flight or freeze" response. See: http://bit.Ly/wzhvqo once u understand the physiology of anxiety, the symptoms make sense. This doesn't make them feel less unpleasant necessarily though! ...Read more

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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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Does depression cause anxiety or does anxiety cause depression?

Does depression cause anxiety or does anxiety cause depression?

Which came first -: the chicken or the egg?? Depression and anxiety are often co-morbid conditions. Additionally many people have "anxious depressions". One can cause the other to worsen. Take care. ...Read more

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Does anxiety and depression cause foot pain?

Does anxiety and depression cause foot pain?

Sure, but...: Anxiety can cause pain in any part of the body. Depression also can cause pain anywhere. Of course, lots of other disorders can cause pain. Therefore, one's primary care doctor and a Podiatrist, Rheumatologist, or Orthopedic doctor can evaluate to see what the cause or causes of the foot pain could be. Normal activities such as walking or running can also cause foot pain. It's a common symptom. ...Read more

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Does anxiety cause depression?

Does anxiety cause depression?

Not causal: People who are depressed will often experience an increase in anxiety due to their depression. They are related, but i would not say that anxiety, per se, causes depression. Increased stress in your life could, however, lead to both depression and anxiety. ...Read more

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Does anxiety causes sharp headache..?

Does anxiety causes sharp headache..?

It can: But so can other things. So, have an exam and if there is nothing physically wrong, consider CBT therapy. It's very effective for learning skills to deal w/ anxiety and preventing the many possible symptoms it brings. Best! ...Read more

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Does anxiety cause hypersalivation?

Does anxiety cause hypersalivation?

No: A dry mouth often accompanies anxiety. I think you should check with an oral medicine specialist to solve this mystery ...Read more

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Does extreme stress and anxiety cause chest pain/stinging?

Does extreme stress and anxiety cause chest pain/stinging?

Yes, it can: Acute anxiety can cause many things including Panic Attacks. These can have a lot of distressing affects on the physical body. These are so serious and distressing that some people go to the ER thinking they are having a heart attack. It is important to learn techniques to prevent the attacks from progressing to that level ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause fasiculations?

Can anxiety cause fasiculations?

Yes: So can caffeine. Typically the small muscles around the eye are affected most. If fasciculations persist after reducing stress and caffeine- see a neurologist. (hemifacial spasm can also cause involuntary muscle movement in the face.). ...Read more

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Why does something like anxiety cause physical symptoms?

Why does something like anxiety cause physical symptoms?

Fight or Flight: Anxiety is a response to stress, sometimes appropriately. Your body is preparing to either fight or run and it does this by increasing heart rate etc. More blood to muscles allow them to function better. With panic, sometimes this will happen ven when body is not truly threatened, but threat is perceived. ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause head jerking/twitching?

Can anxiety cause head jerking/twitching?

Head jerking or: twitching may represent a tic (spasm-like movements of particular muscles). Anxiety may aggravate or increase tics which are otherwise usually harmless but may be annoying and may be able to be suppressed. Anxiety management strategies are powerful. Tics come and go. If serious consult physician. Best regards. ...Read more

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Does early anorexia cause weakness and lightheadeness? What other physical symptoms does it cause? Do the symptoms ease later on?

Does early anorexia cause weakness and lightheadeness? What other physical symptoms does it cause? Do the symptoms ease later on?

Anorexia-dangerous: It can be life-threatening. Anorexics often have problems with electrolyte balance which can have critical effects on the heart. Imbalance of fluids/nutrition, muscle wasting, toxic metabolites, not a healthy state of mind or body. The human body needs an optimal amount of hydration, nutrition, energy, & activity. Too much or too little is not a state of health, but rather a dangerous game. ...Read more

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Why does anxiety cause shortness of breath?

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Why does anxiety cause shortness of breath?

Anxiety: During an attack there is overflow of adrenaline which stimulates rapid breathing which can be perceived as shortness of breath, along with some narrowing of breathing passages. ...Read more

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Can anxiety attacks cause numbness in legs?

Can anxiety attacks cause numbness in legs?

No: not directly. There is no true nerve impingement to cause that. However a true panic attack can have a overall sensation that can sometimes feel all over. ...Read more

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Why does hyperthyroidism cause severe tingling pain in the feet?

Why does hyperthyroidism cause severe tingling pain in the feet?

This is VERY: UNUSUAL and I suggest you consult your endocrinologist about a referral to a NEUROLOGIST since this may be due to peripheral neuropathy from other causes including Diabetes (which may be "uncovered" by the high levels of thyroid hormone! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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Does stomach pain cause depression?

Does stomach pain cause depression?

POSSIBLY: Chronic pain of any sort can lead to fear and anxiety and then over time possibly cross over into depression. There is clinical depression that is an illness and there is the emotion of depression that is transient. So not sure which you mean. A lot of causes for stomach pain so write down symptoms and see your physician. ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause funny vision n swaying type feeling?

Sometimes: It depends what type of funny vision you are speaking of. Anxiety and stress can present with multiple subjectively "real" symptoms such as nausea, abdominal pain, lightheadedness, chills, shaking and sometimes visual effects. You should see a doctor for a proper history and physical exam. ...Read more

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Does clonazepam cause fatigue?

Does clonazepam cause fatigue?

Clonazepam : Yes it can cause sedation and fatigue depending on the dose and if u. R used to it or not. ...Read more

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Can Nortriptyline cause heart pain or weird palpitations?

Can Nortriptyline cause heart pain or weird palpitations?

It can affect pulse: nortriptyline can affect the heart rhythm, if you are having unusual palpitations after beginning this, you should see your doctor and get an ECG. ...Read more

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Can anxiety disorder cause nerve pain?

No: But anxiety can be converted by the brain into somatic symptomatology which includes pain. Determining whether this is "nerve pain" or something else is best left to your neurologist or psychological therapist. ...Read more

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Tingling (Definition)

Tingling is a pins and needle like sensation anywhere on the body. May also be termed paresthesia. Can experience when elbow is bumped (funny bone), or even from frostbite. On its own, unlikely significant but may be part of nerve pathology from ...Read more