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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.
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 more
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 more
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 more
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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:
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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 more
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 more
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 more
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?).
I've been feeling anxious and seeing and hearing things that's not there also lashing out then happy I'm not sure what's wrong with me help please?
Hallucinating: It sounds like you're having very frightening experiences, and need emergency evaluation. Emergency rooms are set up to offer this. Er physicians and psychiatrists will assess your symptoms and suggest the best kinds of help for you. Some drugs can cause problems like this; so can other kinds of disorders that are treatable. Please don't wait; you don't need to feel like this! ...Read more
My son (5th grade) started at a new school this year and still comes home feeling anxious. Any suggestions on how to calm him and improve confidence?
Anxiety: Starting a new school with anxiety is very common. Try to connect to other parents, arrange for play dates with other boys in your son's class, also make the guidance department aware that your son is new and struggling as they may be able to help and keep in touch with you as the school days progress. My best. ...Read more
First, see MD: Once medical problems are ruled out, make a list of the stresses, conflicts & problems in your life that could be contributing to your anxiety. High stress levels (esp. When Adrenalin & cortisol are produced) can make people feel hot & nauseated. If you can make changes in your life that reduce your problems, your symptoms should subside. If they don't, maybe a counselor can help. Good luck! ...Read more
Not weird: Some people are "adrenalin junkies" and enjoy living on the edge. When life is too quiet they miss the "buzz". Within reason, there's nothing weird, wrong, or unhealthy about this, although if it goes to extremes it may lead to dangerous behavior and/or stress-related complaints. In general, there's no value in worrying whether feelings are "weird" — they just are what they are. ...Read more
With anxiety disorder is it possible to feel the weird symptoms with out feeling anxious? Is that normal? Chronic worrier. Thanks docs.
I have pots. I was feeling anxious and took my BP 98/83 82pulse right after sitting down the immediately took it again 101/72 82 pulse. Is that ok?
I'm not really used to having a lot of sex in a month. But this month I had a lot, all protected tho (condoms). I'm feeling anxious. Cycle will change?
I have felt this too often. When my atenolol wears off 6.5-7 hours I start feeling anxious. Why could this be?? It happens too often. Body response?
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- Wake up in the morning feeling drunk and anxious
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- Had a seizure because of alchol withdrawl a month ago and now im feeling anxious and dizzy
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