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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
Electric shock feeling at heart often for last 2 years. No other symptoms - ECG and tmt are normal. Am anxious, please clarify any treatment or test?
See your doctor: See your doctor about your complaints, so that evaluation can be done and you can get help. One can have a true depression overlie a life situation, and in this case treatment is needed. There are certain things that can exacerbate anxiety and depression, and your doctor can advise you about those. You can also consider using some of your "out of work" time for volunteering -- this can help. ...Read more
Is it normal to cough (almost like a gagging cough, but barely) when i'm feeling anxious? It's annoying and hard to prevent or suppress.
Nervous Cough: Throat clearing is a common nervous tic and throat tightening and difficulty swallowing are often autonomic features of anxiety. Your cough certainly can be associated with anxiety and may improve if you get help with the anxiety or reduce stress. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Xanax (alprazolam) seems to be helping when I start feeling anxious, I take .5 before bed to help sleep at night, I don't want to get hooked alternatives?
Several options: Barbiturates like Diazepam are said to be somewhat less addictive. Also ask your doctor about Trazedone, Flexeril, (cyclobenzaprine hcl) Hydroxizine, and daily anti anxiety medications. You could also benefit from natural coping skills like exercise, yoga, meditation, staying active, etc. Usually few side effects with behavioral therapy . You should talk to your regular doctor about the best choice for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Create worry period: Create a “worry period.” choose a set time and place for worrying. It should be the same every day (e.g. In the living room from 5:00 to 5:20 P.M.) and early enough that it won’t make you anxious right before bedtime. During your worry period, you’re allowed to worry about whatever’s on your mind. The rest of the day, however, is a worry-free zone. Postpone your worry to your worry period. ...Read more
Anxious: Anxiety is one of many normal emotions people can feel, so stopping it entirely is not possible. Sometimes the intensity and focus of this is overwhelming though, and needs help. If your anxiety is intense and ongoing, i recommend you work with a mental health professional -- psychologist, psychiatrist, or both. Practice meditation, yoga, belly breathing, or tai chi on your own. Avoid caffeine! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Managing anxiety:: The most effective treatment for anxiety is relaxation training coupled with cognitive therapy that helps you modify the thoughts, perceptions and beliefs that trigger the anxiety. Learning to calm your body and your mind is the key. You can learn these skills on your own, but having a mental health professional "coach" you is quicker and more effective. Entrenched anxiety may require meds. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
There are about 33: different subjective and objective symptoms of anxiety. The ones usually first encountered are: rapid heart beats, increased breathing, hypervigilance, and rapid thinking. For a complete list and a thorough understanding of the how's and why's of anxiety, see: http://www.psychologyproductsandservices.com/page2.html ...Read more
Anxiety: Persistent anxiety is usually caused by misperceptions of situations and interactions. Try your very best to perceive accurately and leave historical biases behind. If anxiety persists consult with a mental health professional who specializes in treating anxiety. Best. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many possibilities: When panicking, you need something immediate, and the "best" way varies from person to person. I've found practices from heartmath to be really helpful -- and also breathing exercises. One great one is the 4-7-8 breath that you can practice before panic episodes, and at least twice a day. See here: http://www.Drweil.Com/drw/u/vdr00112/the-4-7-8-breath-benefits-and-demonstration.Html. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
It happens: Some people experience anxiety in their bodies rather than through their emotions. In fact, some people unconsciously "convert" psychological anxiety into bodily expressions of anxiety and end up with bodily aches or other physical illnesses. I recommend that you get an evaluation from a psychiatrist or clinical psychologist to evaluate you. Be well, . ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Consult your Doctor: Take your medications as prescribed by your physician, as he should have done a complete evaluation with a diagnosis and possible complicating factors that could affect how your body handles medication. Propanolol is a Beta Blocker that works in the Hearth, Lungs, vessels, etc and could have helpful or dangerous effects in these organs. So do not be afraid of taking it, just follow your orders. ...Read more
When you have an anxiety disorder can you have the anxiety symptims without feeling anxious at the time?
Signs are what: the doctor observes and symptoms are what you report. Yes, it is possible to have an anxiety disorder w/out being conscious of it. Your doc or people in your life may be giving you feedback as to the signs you are presenting to them. Your comfort and ability to function are good measuring rods. See a mental health professional for an assessment. Peace and good health. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am very nervous about starting a new med...bystolic. Is this a generally safe med? I don't like feeling anxious about it.
Is it normal to have physical symptoms of anxiety without feeling anxious? I have them daily when anxious and when I'm not anxious.
Possible: It's not normal, but possible.Get a more detailed answer ›
I am experiencing feeling anxious (I've been thinking obsessive thought I was wondering if I keep thinking I'm gonna go blind will I ?
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- Feeling dizzy and anxious
- Feeling stressed and anxious
- Anxious feeling for no reason
- Constant anxious feeling in stomach
- Constant anxious feeling in chest
- Feeling anxious phobias
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- Feeling very anxious for no reason