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Lightheaded And Anxiety
Major depression and anxiety feeling loss of concentration and uncoordinated on my feet feeling dizzy and light headed with hand tremors?
Lightheadedness is a sensation of feeling faint or "light in the head". It may be a symptom of Low blood pressure, or hypotension, which occurs when blood pressure during and after each heartbeat is much lower than usual. It may also occur when you are dehydrated, as my happen when severe morning ...Read more
Diagnose cause first: Anxiety and racing thoughts can be psychological or physical in origin. The symptoms could be part of hyperthyroidism or other medical issues. If you have no history of anxiety or depression, include your primary care physician in the evaluation to rule out medical causes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can anxiety cause constant headaches and dizziness? Feeling lightheaded and faint. Feeling like im gonna pass out at times?
Talk;behavior ch: Yes, gen. Anx. Disorder manifests in excessive fear in many circumstances. We all are anxious at times, it can keep us alive, but when it is triggered too easily we may have gad. Discussing your fears with a clinical psychologist who may also teach you some behavioral techniques like the relaxation response, guided imagery, etc. To dampen your fight flight response can be enormously helpful. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
YES: If you have anxiety , yes. Hot flashes as well as chills are physical manifestations of anxiety. Other symptoms include dry mouth, shortness of breath, tingling, blurring of vision, chest tightness, cramps, diarrhea... You don't have to have all of them, can have any combination of the physical symptoms. ...Read more
Feeling tired sometimes, shortness of breath, noticeable heartbeat, cold feet and hands. Anemia? I also suffer from Health anxiety and general anxiety
Many reasons: I assume that you feel short of breath when you sleep? Do you wake up gasping for air? Do you think your symptoms are related to anxiety? There are multiple reasons for people to feel dizzy and short of breath. It is best to see your doctor so he/she can take a proper history. ...Read more
White jacket hi BP: If you are anxious in the doctor's office, it will raise the blood pressure and make for an unreliable reading; people have been treated unnecessarily for what we call "white jacket syndrome". A savvy physician knows when to suspect this and how to determine whether it really needs to be treated. Nobody knows for sure to what extent chronic anxiety feeds into real hypertension. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have panic attack ocd and severe anxiety lately. Get pressure under jaw on neck like im being lightly choked. Triggers panic attacks. Anxiety symptom?
Trouble breathing, feeling too calm/slow, shaky, anxious, and dizzy/foggy. Been through a lot of stress. Is this shock or anxiety?
See U PCP: Or u mental health professional for consultation. ...Read more
Possible: Hi, you should be thoroughly checked out by a physician first, but it is quite possible that anxiety causes you to feel dizzy and to feel faint. This is a common symptom of a panic attack, for example. Get a physician's 'all clear' and then if there is no 'bodily' diagnosis, see a mental health professional who specializes in anxiety disorders for counseling (and medications, if needed). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nausea,heart palpitations and lightheaded in episodes. blood test clear and pressure good and im not anxious or too much caffiene. any ideas?
Check it out: Anxiety has many symptoms, some of which are not so obvious. First check with your PCP. Some physical conditions such as hypoglycemia or mitral valve prolapse can cause these symptoms. If this is not the case, perhaps you need to see a mental health professional to see if you have issue of which you are not aware. ...Read more
See below: Have you seen your primary care doctor to rule out any medical issues that might be causing your sx? For depression and anxiety: practice relaxation, mediation, guided imagery (you can google it); keep a diary of the events when you happen to be anxious/depressed: what happened; thoughts you had; what helped;where did it feel in your body; establish small achievable goals. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Brain Fog or Depersonalization?
Alway Tired, feel unattached, headache, dizzy, blah feeling, anxious.ido get lack of sleep also have panic disorder.
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BP ?: Not sure what meds. U r taking, but please review with the prescribing doctors. ...Read more
When irunning waking i get extreme tiredness heart racing and shortness of breathing iam thinking like heart attack anxiety can couse extreme tirednes?
Very frustrating: Anxiety disorders are often quite varied and can respond to medications and counseling. Sometimes it can take a while to find the best medications. If cardiac symptoms are present they should be checked out, although uncommon at your age. Go over your history and symptoms with your medical provider and if you do not get improvement consider seeing a specialist such as a psychiatrist. Good Luck! ...Read more
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