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I was wondering what are some yoga tips for managing anxiety and cultivating positive energy?

I was wondering what are some yoga tips for managing anxiety and cultivating positive energy?

Practice: Yoga can be a great way to manage anxiety. Whatever gets you to practice is the place to start. Find a teacher that makes sense to you. The next step is about moving towards meditating in your practice. If you can learn to tolerate uncomfortable feelings on your mat you can translate that into other areas of your life. Know it takes time. Keep practicing. Best wishes. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Anxiety (Definition)

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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Is this anxiety. Durning day I feel out of it. Can't do anything. Soon as it gets dark I feel a bit better and like a bit more energy?

Is this anxiety. Durning day I feel out of it. Can't do anything. Soon as it gets dark I feel a bit better and like a bit more energy?

Anxiety: Your symptoms can be caused by anxiety, depression or a medical condition. Consult with your doctor to rule out medical issues, if cleared consult a clinical psychologist who can help you develop better coping skills. Try using the anti anxiety app featured on the soundmindz. Org website. My best. ...Read more

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Started ventilaxine xr for anxiety on Sat. I feel worse now like my anxiety is constant cloudy head & energy then crash why? Is it normal? How long?

Started ventilaxine xr for anxiety on Sat. I feel worse now like my anxiety is constant cloudy head & energy then crash why? Is it normal? How long?

Very common: Almost universally, a new SSRI or SNRI medication (like venlafaxine) will cause unpleasant side-effects for the first 1-2 weeks of use. These can include worsening of the very problem it is prescribed to treat, anxiety. These effects usually resolve with time but not always. Consider discussing with the prescribing doctor the risk/benefit of continuing vs abandoning the treatment. ...Read more

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Feeling out of energy all the time. I have an anxiety disorder but with medication I don't feel anxious. But I feel kind of off. I forget things too.

Feeling out of energy all the time. I have an anxiety disorder but with medication I don't feel anxious. But I feel kind of off. I forget things too.

Check your meds: Some psychiatric medications can cause fatigue. If you symptoms started when you started your anxiety medication, you should talk to your doctor about it.

Also, some common illnesses, such as a hypoactive thyroid, can cause anxiety and fatigue as well. Blood tests can tell you if your thyroid is working normally. ...Read more

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Use to wake up full of energy. Get up and go. Lately I feel dead in the morning. Docs think anxiety?

Use to wake up full of energy. Get up and go. Lately I feel dead in the morning. Docs think anxiety?

Anxiety: Anxiety produces the release of stress hormones that can leave quite depleted. Try using the anti anxiety app for daily support and ongoing education. If your anxiety persists consider seeing a mental health clinician. Remember anxiety is produced often by misperceiving situations and interactions. My best. ...Read more

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Had first 10 citalopram today for anxiety. Felt weird but calmed down. Now I feel really happy and lots of energy. Cant of had effect on 1 day?

Had first 10 citalopram today for anxiety. Felt weird but calmed down. Now I feel really happy and lots of energy. Cant of had effect on 1 day?

Contact provider now: Please contact your physician about these symptoms. Is there a family history of bipolar disorders? ...Read more

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Can drinking amp energy drink cause shaking and anxiety?

Can drinking amp energy drink cause shaking and anxiety?

Yes: Any caffeinated drink can cause shaking, elevated heart rate, and anxiety like experiences. ...Read more

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What would cause no energy during the day but alot at night an you sleep well would my anxiety be the cause?

Multiple factors: Certainly, stress, tension, anxiety, depression, hormonal fluctuations and underlying medical conditions thyroid issues, metabolic disturbances etc. Can play a role. I suggest a comprehensive physical exam to include blood and urine testing. ...Read more

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Can lots of stress and anxiety bring on extra fatigue? I’ve been going through a lot and I just have zero energy.

Can lots of stress and anxiety bring on extra fatigue? I’ve been going through a lot and I just have zero energy.

Stress & Energy: Yes, stress can exhaust us both mentally and physically. It can also depress us, which can show itself in fatigue and lack of interest. Please consider treating the root of the situation by seeing a clinical psychologist or other MH pro to learn ways to manage stress. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Xanax (alprazolam) helps me concentrate and gives me energy and takes a away anxiety. Dnt want 2 hav 2 take it all the time. Any suggestions?

CBT Therapy: CBT therapy can teach skills to improve concentration, assess and budget energy and avoid, reduce and manage anxiety. This is the single best way of optimizing Mental Health treatment. All research finds that its combination w/ medication out performs that alone and often is adequate w/o drugs. ...Read more

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Is there any medication I could take daily to battle anxiety that will not counteract the energy boosting properties of Wellbutrin (bupropion)?

Is there any medication I could take daily to battle anxiety that will not counteract the energy boosting properties of Wellbutrin (bupropion)?

Anxiety: A side effect of many medications for anxiety is sedation, but different people respond differently to different medications. SSRI medications are good for anxiety and can be given with bupropion (Wellbutrin). Sertraline (Zoloft) is approved for anxiety disorders such as panic disorder, and 85% to 98% do not report sedation with it. Exercise, deep breathing exercises, & CBT are VERY helpful also ...Read more

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Concern I have been taking nature way PMS my mood is better energy is high not feeling sick. Could I been lacking something that was causing anxiety?

Concern I have been taking nature way PMS my mood is better energy is high not feeling sick. Could I been lacking something that was causing anxiety?

Possible: Read the ingredients on the bottle and take the bottle to your family doctor and ask if there is anything in that could or should be tested for in your blood. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can Anxiety generate muscles pains, also feel very tired every day when I do exercise or not, I wake up tired and my level of energy going down fast?

It is possible: Anxiety can mimic and produce an array of symptoms and conditions. You should see your Doctor and get some tests done before you assume it anxiety causing the symptoms. ...Read more

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Friend drinks diet pop 24/7, doesn't eat, smokes, won't leave house, has anxiety, no energy, tired. Labs ALL NORMAL!! Help me help him please I've tri?

Friend drinks diet pop 24/7, doesn't eat, smokes, won't leave house, has anxiety, no energy, tired. Labs ALL NORMAL!! Help me help him please I've tri?

The high fructose: Corn syrup in soda pop and many other things such as baked goods is a major health danger. Research indicates that people who drink diet soda actually gain more weigh than those who drink regular soda. Also, artificial sweeteners in diet soda may be toxic to the brain. Your friend would do well to visit a clinical psychologist and nutritionist. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Is a TSH of 5.13=hypothyroid. Feel fatigued, low energy, slow resting heart rate, cold, anxiety/depression. 20 y.o.female. Dr.didn't say it was abnormal?

Is a TSH of 5.13=hypothyroid. Feel fatigued, low energy, slow resting heart rate, cold, anxiety/depression. 20 y.o.female. Dr.didn't say it was abnormal?

If your TSH level is: Within the normal range according to the laboratory's parameters, your MD will consider it normal. It is slightly high for some laboratories. If so, your doctor may order a Free T4 & Ultrasensitive TSH to determine if you have Hypothyroidism & if you need other studies & treatment. Either way, ask your MD for referral to mental health providers for diagnosis & management of anxiety/depression. ...Read more

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What to do if I have depression and social anxiety. My question is will I get my motivation and energy back?

What to do if I have depression and social anxiety. My question is will I get my motivation and energy back?

See a psychologist: You should get evaluated. Schedule an appointment with a psychologist for an evaluation. Therapy and/or medication will help if in fact you are depressed and anxious. Make sure you talk about your symptoms and not a diagnostic label. ...Read more

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I did cmp and CBC text is, normal I got back my energy first 4 days, I felt eating but this 2days I don't feel eating my dr told me its anxiety?

I did cmp and CBC text is, normal I got back my energy first 4 days, I felt eating but this 2days I don't feel eating my dr told me its anxiety?

Possibly: If your primary doctor assessed your symptoms to be due to anxiety, it is time to get a thorough evaluation by a psychiatrist who is trained in anxiety medication management and ideally also in cognitive behavioral therapy for anxiety treatment. ...Read more

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I feel my energy is back but I still have lose of appetite after the cmp and CBC test normal does anxiety make me feel losing of appetite loke ths sug?

I feel my energy is back but I still have lose of appetite after the cmp and CBC test normal does anxiety make me feel losing of appetite loke ths sug?

Potentially: Although I am not sure what "lake ths sug" means...
Anxiety can result in many different symptoms. This would need to be a diagnosis only after excluding other medical causes though. Just because the cmp and CBC were normal, it does not mean nothing could be wrong. Please talk with your doctor to ensure thorough evaluation has been completed; then, see a psychiatrist for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Suggestions for severe anxiety medication that would give me energy instead of making me want to sleep? I'm always tired/sleepy now! Help please

Alternatives: It sounds like you're going through a tough time right now. .. Unfortunately the most efficacious medications for anxiety are sedating because of the neurotransmitters they affect. I'd suggest talking to a psychologist and perhaps talking to your doctor about less sedating alternatives (such as Pristiq). Also, try dosing your current medication at night to see if that works. Hope that helps! ...Read more