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I Think My Physical Symptoms Are Caused My Stress And Anxiety Is This Possible
Stress affects most people in some way. Acute (sudden, short-term) stress leads to rapid changes throughout the body. Almost all body systems (the heart and blood vessels, immune system, lungs, digestive system, sensory organs, and brain) gear up to meet perceived danger. These stress responses could prove beneficial in a critical, life-or-death situation. Over time, however, repeated stressful situations put a strain on the body that may contribute to physical and psychological problems. Chronic (long-term) stress can have real health consequences and should be addressed like any other health concern. Fortunately, research is showing that lifestyle changes and stress-reduction techniques can help people learn ...Read more
Do anxiety, stress, and depression really cause physical symptoms? I'm consistently fatigued, sleepy, and emotional. I have a really hard time staying awake at my desk job. I was diagnosed with Pcos, hypoglycemic episodes, thalassemia minor, and costochon
Yes: The mind(your brain) is in constant 2-way communication with the rest of your body via chemicals that travel thru the blood and via the nerves connected to the brain. Emotional imbalance(depression and anxiety) can affect the functioning of your organs and may cause physical symptoms including pain. Evidence suggests emotionally healthy people experience less illness and may live longer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If you are stressed or worried often, is it possible your anxiety is actually the cause of some physical pain without you being aware?
It could: Psychological stress can cause all kinds of physical symptoms, but before you decide that it is psychological, it is important to rule out any medical problem which could have been brought on by stress or may be causing the symptoms. Get a physical and speak to your physician. If they find no medical causation or think you simply need to learn some stress reduction techniques, find a psychologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it possible for anxiety and stress to cause stomach symptoms such as gas, bloating / fullness etc?
When does the anxiety physical symptoms happen and why does it happen. Can 2 months of stress lead to anxiety?
When we are: stressed or hyper-vigilant we tense muscles and rib cage breathe and this constriction can cause pain. The Relaxation Response is a little book/technique by Herbert Benson, a cardiologist that helps reverse this flight-flight-freeze mode of being. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Multiple: Short term physical effects of anxiety can be insomnia, change in appetite, fatigue, diarrhea, sweating, muscle tension, headaches, shortness of breath and heart palpitations. High stress and anxiety over the long term can put one at a higher risk for medical illnesses such as heart disease. ...Read more
How can I know if I have anxiety. Can 2 months stress about thinking about ectopic can bring physical symptoms of anxiety that mimic ectopic?
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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