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How Do You Know If You Have Anxiety Or Depression
By the symptoms: Common psychological symptoms include nervousness, worry, feeling disconnected or like you are not in your body, and repetitive/obsessive thoughts. Common physical symptoms include shaking, sweating, feeling hot, feeling like your heart is racing, feeling short of breath, feeling like you may pass out or have a heart attack, nausea, feeling like you have to go to the bathroom, etc. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Depression is a mood disorder that can affect behavior and emotions. Symptoms of depression include feeling down most of the time, losing interest in previously enjoyable activities, increase or decrease in appetite or weight, sleeping more or less, becoming easily agitated or lethargic, feeling worthless, feeling guilty, having difficulty concentrating, thinking more about death and dying. Depression can sometimes result in suicidal thoughts and plans. In this case, emergent ...Read more
Do these symptoms: Sound familiar? Anxiety symptoms can include feeling nervous or irritable, muscle tension (especially in neck, shoulders ; back), poor quality or minimal sleep, lack of concentration ; easy fatiguability. Lump in throat or butterfly in stomach sensation can occur. If, yes consider getting evaluated. Take care. ...Read more
Anxiety symptoms: Excessive worry ( if for at least 6 months then is chronic) muscle tension sleep disturbance: insomnia fatigue, restlessness, irritability, poor concentration, headaches, sweating, dizziness gi symptoms: colics, upset stomach, indigestion, diarrhea or constipation, muscle aches increased heart rate shortness of breath trembling exaggerated startle response. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If everyone around y: you tells you they notice you being more edgy, sharp, ballistic about simple ordinary things, or if your road rage is out of control, and you find yourself cussing a lot at yourself in others. It can be a sign of adrenal burn out too. So talk with your doctor about it. Think of ways to decompress and do exercise, yoga, meditation, and think of joyful thoughts & all the things you're grateful for. ...Read more
An anxiety disorder: Significantly interferes w/function at work, relationships, etc. It can also cause personal discomfort. Please see a mental health professional for appropriate diagnosis and possible treatment. There is a lot that can be offered to help. Peace and good health. ...Read more
See a Specialist: A properly trained professional is able to administer various testing tools which may help diagnosis. Currently, no bloodwork is available. There is a specially formatted eeg that shows promise as a diagnostic test. 1st person to talk to, is your doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Expert Help Matters!: See ur pcp 2rule out any physical problems. Then consult w/ psychiatrist or clinical psychologist specializing in ocd/anxiety. Expert can rule out other problems that may look like or go w/ ocd/anx. To get the right doc(s) & most effective treatment(s), research ocd/anxiety: learn all u can about them & how 2treat effectively. Find a wellspring of educational info here: http://www.Anxietybc.Org. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depression / anxiety: A provider who is a diagnostician can help to determine if you have anxiety or major depression. Psychologists, psychiatrists & many physicians are able to make these kind of diagnoses. Some counselors can too - or they aren't diagnosticians they can refer to another provider. If you believe you need a little help - try it out. It can improve the quality of your life. Take care. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is anxiety: Anxiety smptoms are multiple and can imitate physical illness. Primary is a state of worry, dread, or mental unease. Physical signs maybe racing heart, sweating, lump in throat, stomach or bowel upset, dry mouth, restlessness, and others. If this occurs frequently consult with a health professional would be helpful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Panic attack: Panic attack usually lasts about 15 minutes total. It can occur in daytime or wake you up at night. The symptoms include sudden onset high anxiety state, feeling like you either are going to die or are going to go crazy. 4 physical symptoms must accompany, e.g. Shortness of breath, chest pressure/pain, numbness/tingling, feeling like you will pass out. Often it appears like a heart attack.Call md. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Psychiatric eval.: Anxiety symptoms can include but are not limited to: feeling nervous or irritable, muscle tension (especially in neck, shoulders ; back), poor quality or minimal sleep, lack of concentration ; easy fatiguability. Lump in throat or butterfly in stomach sensation can occur. Paranoia is suspicious and marked distrust of other people. ...Read more
Explore it.: Is your anger causing problems for you or for others? Do you break things in anger? Intimidate? Bully? Have rage attacks? Road rage? Say hurtful things that you later regret? Demonstrate violence towards others? Do you get into trouble due to your anger (relationships, law, school. Job). Or on the opposite side of the spectrum - do you squash your anger w resultant depression or anxiety? ...Read more
Bipolar: Bipolar I and bipolar II, In the first, manic phases are more severe, and in the second, depressive phases are more severe. There is also cyclothymia which is a low grade version of bipolar disorder in general, where mood swings are not as severe in either direction, manic or depressive. A psychiatrist will look for extreme swings of mood as part of formulating a diagnosis as opposed to testing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Symptoms: Insomnia feeling of helpnessness overeating or lack of appetite difficulty cocentrating irritability loss of interest in pleasurable activities lack of energy or fatigue sad feelings and emptiness suicidal thoughts you dont have to have all the symptoms it varies from person to person and degree of depression. ...Read more
You don't sleep.: Some people have sleep onset insomnia (they can't fall asleep). Some have sleep maintenance insomnia (they fall asleep, but can't stay asleep), and some have a combination of both. If you're not sure if you're awake at night, then you're probably sleeping and don't have insomnia. If you are not getting adequate rest when sleeping, you might have obstructive sleep apnea or some other problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depression signs: Include being down or sad most of the time, loss of interest/pleasure in usual activities, unintended increase or decrease in appetite/weight, sleeping more or less than usual, being agitated or lethargic, feeling worthless or inappropriately guilty or self critical, having difficulty concentrating or making decisions, & thinking of death & dying. Suicidal thoughts/plans require immediate help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Everyone has anxiety: No one can escape anxiety, which is worry about a real or imagined harmful future event. The real question is whether you worry excessively and whether it interferes with your life (work, family, school, relationships). Some anxiety is unavoidable. However, if it is interfering excessively, you should get a mental health evaluation. No need to suffer when there are many effective tx's! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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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