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Doctor insights on: How Does The Nervous System Use Glucose

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Can heartburn cause nervousness?

Can heartburn cause nervousness?

Well. It may cause..: For example: heartburn can be perceived as a possible heart attack and thus can cause the person to be nervous/anxious/scared, but this just means it can trigger those symptoms, not causing the anxiety disorder itself. Having underlying anxiety disorder and having certain illnesses can make the anxiety worse over time. If severe/persistent, you can develop anxiety/depressive disorder. Consult doc.

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Blood Sugar (Definition)

The blood sugar concentration or blood glucose level is the amount of glucose (sugar) present in the blood of a human or animal. The body naturally tightly regulates blood glucose levels as a part of metabolic homeostasis. Glucose is the primary source of energy for the body's cells, and blood lipids (in the form of fats and oils) are primarily ...Read more


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Wisdom tooth pulled last Friday, gave me alot numbing, nauseated, nervousness, diaherrea. Felt this way since thenhow long till out of system complete?

Wisdom tooth pulled last Friday, gave me alot numbing, nauseated, nervousness, diaherrea. Felt this way since thenhow long till out of system complete?

Vague: Hard to say without a history and being aware of the pre-extraction issues and how the surgery actually proceeded. I would call the dentist/oral surgeon to ask

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Can there be anyway to reduce nervousness?

Anxiety: Absolutely, if your nervousness has been long standing it is probably a learned way of reacting. Anxiety if often caused by misperceiving situations and interactions. Individual and group psychotherapy can be very helpful in lessening your nervousness. Best.

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How can you stop random attacks of nervousness?

How can you stop random attacks of nervousness?

Deep breathing: Learn professionally deep breathing using your diaphragm learn proper way how to relax and distract your self

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What is the best way to fight against nervousness?

What is the best way to fight against nervousness?

Stay active: Exercise is a great way to relieve stress. Your body releases endorphins during exercise, which can help you feel calm. If you exercise 30 - 60 minutes a day, your stress levels can improve. When stressed, take 5 slow, deep breaths with your eyes closed, then roll your shoulders forward 5 times, then back 5 times. This will slow your heart rate and release tension in your neck and shoulders.

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What can I do about nervousness and anxiety?

What can I do about nervousness and anxiety?

See Below: Try to identify things that you can control and things you cannot control. Work on things that you can control, and let go of things that you can't. Establish routines for yourself-- it helps make environment more predictable. Do relaxation, self-care, sleep hygiene. Find a therapist to help you guide through the process.

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What can I do about constant anxiety and nervousness?

What can I do about constant anxiety and nervousness?

Multiple ways: Some things you can do on your own: meditation, yoga, tai chi, breathing exercises, etc. Stop all stimulants (caffeine, etc). Others require professional help. If your anxiety is "constant" it merits evaluation by your doctor. Many conditions can create or exacerbate anxiety, including medications. If all this is clear, a psychiatrist or psychotherapist can help with more focused treatments.

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What is the best way to? Relieve and prevent nervousness?

What is the best way to? Relieve and prevent nervousness?

Therapy: Therapy added to relaxation techniques to understand and change distorted and exaggerated thinking patterns.

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How do I cope with anxiety & nervousness at my first corporate interview?

How do I cope with anxiety & nervousness at my first corporate interview?

Drugs: We prescribe combination os Xanax (alprazolam) & Inderal 1-2 hrs before--4 non medical help role playing practice toastmasters etc.

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What is the best cure for nervousness and taking tension for almost everything......?

No Fun.: Sounds like no fun. Start with thorough medical evaluation to include adrenal hormone and neurotransmitter testing. Lifestyle (sleep, diet, exercise, relaxation, yoga, meditation). Love psychotherapy. I prescribe meds temporarily as last resort. Targeted Amino Acids (eg 5-htp, taurine, glycine), gaba support, l-theanine, passiflora, inositol) also safe and effective. Good luck.

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I'm wondering why are all the typical emotions (nervousness, panic, etc) transferred to my body?

That's the way it is: People differ to the degree of physical experience they have from emotions and some folk are especially sensitive to bodily sensations. You might be. But emotions are physical. The nervous system and brain exchange messages with all other parts of our bodies. The emotions you name are not the happiest - perhaps it could help to talk to a therapist to protect your body from things that trouble you.

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What is the difference between nervousness and anxiety, if there really is one? Is anxiety a higher degree of nervousiness?

What is the difference between nervousness and anxiety, if there really is one? Is anxiety a higher degree of nervousiness?

Semantics: People describe nervousness but medically it is called anxiety. Anxiety can be related to certain events and can be normal. If excessive or impacting functioning, sleep or affecting body such sa crampos, mucle tichness, shaking, intestinal problems- you may need an ssri that increases serotin. Good luck!

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I'm struggling with a sense of constant nervousness and alertness. I can't seem to calm down ever, even in my own home. What's going on?

Anxiety, eval needed: Symptoms include those described, as well as restlessness, agitation, worry, problems with sleep. Many factors contribute: life events/stressors, medications, caffeine/substance use/supplements, and medical conditions. Anxiety not tied to anything is referred to as generalized anxiety. Recommend seeing a doctor for eval to rule in/out anxiety vs medical conditions. A link about anxiety is attached

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What can I do when I have sharp pricking pain around my back and body when I feel any anxiety, nervousness and when am in a hot place. Pls wat can I do?

What can I do when I have sharp pricking pain around my back and body when I feel any anxiety, nervousness and when am in a hot place. Pls wat can I do?

Don't Panic.: Tell yourself you are not dying, calm yourself down with slow breathing, relaxing take look at your life. Is there anything that might be stressing you out right now in your life? Try to do what you can to decrease the stress or stay away from what is stressing you out.

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Any ideas on how to help nervousness or anxiety?

Dr Satulovsy - agree: Talk about feelings ; address problems. Don't avoid them. Aim for 7.5 - 8 hours of sleep/ night. Daily physical activity is optimal in a green space. Eat healthfully. Cut out junk carbs, caffeine ; alcohol (or moderate). Try qi gong, tai chi, acupuncture, acupressure, homeopathy, meditation, yoga, exercise program, deep breathing exercises or progressive muscle relaxation.

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Glucose (Definition)

Glucose is the basic sugar molecule and the source of energy throughout the living kingdom. We are programmed to easily detect it by taste in our foods as it is desirable but can be overdone with the modern diet. It gets out of control ...Read more