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How can you relieve symptoms of anxiety or nervousness?

How can you relieve symptoms of anxiety or nervousness?

Options.: Consider options such as tai chi, meditation, massage, acupuncture, acupressure, qi gong, deep breathing exercises or progressive muscle relaxation. Oh, did i forget to tell you that talking therapy is also great for those symptoms. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Stress (Definition)

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


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Weakness, gas, diarrhea, numbness, nervousness. Are all of these symptoms of anxiety because I have an anxiety disorder. I also was sleep deprived^?

Weakness, gas, diarrhea, numbness, nervousness.  Are all of these symptoms of anxiety because I have an anxiety disorder. I also was sleep deprived^?

Anxiety IS a symptom: There may be connections between all or some of these complaints. Also, being deprived of adequate sleep (or any other need for a healthy body) matters. Naming a set of problems helps sum it up, but it won't fix anything. You really need to see a psychotherapist, perhaps get rx help and stick to a daily healthy life plan for eating, sleeping, etc. You're aging too quickly, slow down, calm down. ...Read more

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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?

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?

If you are not : Pregnant and worried about getting pregnant or have=ing an ectopic pregnancy, it could bring on anxiety and symptoms similar to an ectopic pregnancy. Consider speaking with a psychotherapist about your fears. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get anxiety symptoms even though i'm not worrying or stressing over anything?

Is it possible to get anxiety symptoms even though i'm not worrying or stressing over anything?

Anxiety: yes. It's possible. But make sure your Thyroid function is normal before making any diagnosis of anxiety disorder. I would suggest a blood test and thyroid check. ...Read more

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Would doing acupuncture cure stress and anxiety symptoms?

Would doing acupuncture cure stress and anxiety symptoms?

"cure"?: Acupuncture is exceptionally helpful for the treatment of anxiety disorders. However, that does not mean that it would necessarily "cure" the condition. ...Read more

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Im not stressing myself anymore but still having anxiety symptoms. Is it normal and how to treat this.

Im not stressing myself anymore but still having anxiety symptoms. Is it normal and how to treat this.

CBT or Bupsirone: If you have gad, then Buspirone or cbt would be helpful, possibly both. You could also try natural supplements like l-theanine, kava kava, exercise, yoga, acupuncture, or passionaflower. Aroma therapy may be helpful. Perhaps there are treatments in the phillipines that we don't have in the us. Please let us know if there are. ...Read more

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Can anxiety symptoms and emotional stress cause severe pain everywhere in my body?

Yes, but...: You need to get a physical check up. If it is something physical you need to address and treat it. If it is anxiety you need to address and treat it too. Good luck. It's never good to be in severe pain. ...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


Dr. Alan Ali
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Feeling Anxious (Definition)

different subjective and objective symptoms of anxiety. The ones usually first encountered are: rapid heart beats, increased breathing, hypervigilance, and rapid thinking. For a complete list and a thorough understanding of the how's and why's ...Read more