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I am preparing to take my drivers test and my anxiety level has been so high I feel shaky, anxious, nauseous. How do l calm all these crazy feelings on the big day. ?

I am preparing to take my drivers test and my anxiety level has been so high I feel shaky, anxious, nauseous. How do l calm all these crazy feelings on the big day. ?

Visualization can: be a powerful tool. Use your various senses to create the experience in your mind-body. Start small and build up to the actual test. Baby steps are good. If you have time you can see a clinical psychologist for anxiety management or systematic desensitization. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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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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What are the statistics of lymphoma in young adults(21) What are the odds that neck lumps could be cancerous? Have severe anxiety, please help!

What are the statistics of lymphoma in young adults(21) What are the odds that neck lumps could be cancerous? Have severe anxiety, please help!

Relax: All young adults have at least one, and usually 2-4, palpable neck nodes. The ones that are lymphoma -- usually Hodgkin's -- are obviously abnormal (size, consistency). ...Read more

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Is abdominal pain a rare symptom.Of colon cancer? I've had minor short abdominal pain.Almost everyday I do have anxiety but I worry its stomach or colon cancer give me statistics please

Is abdominal pain a rare symptom.Of colon cancer? I've had minor short abdominal pain.Almost everyday I do have anxiety but I worry its stomach or colon cancer give me statistics please

Dealing with fear: Good medicine goes much deeper than numbers. The very fact that you have what you rightly characterize as "anxiety" (i.e., concern that is interfering with you doing the things you like to do) warrants a physician's office visit, and probably (since the focus is cancer) endoscopy from both ends to allay your concerns. The 'scope artists won't miss a cancer that's symptomatic. Good luck. ...Read more

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Advice on best cardiology in the s. Have debilitating chestpainandpressure. 32f. Tests ok. Anxiety ok. Pah, mvd. Ruining my life. Need outsidebox help?

Advice on best cardiology in the s. Have debilitating chestpainandpressure. 32f. Tests ok. Anxiety ok. Pah, mvd. Ruining my life. Need outsidebox help?

Be reassured: Sometimes it is more important to know where the pain is not coming from. In your case, they told you it is not the heart and that should be reassuring. There are multiple reasons for chest pain and it may be difficult or impossible to find the one. Discuss it again with your pcp or cardiologist because pain is still pain but if it is not the heart, it is unlikely to be dangerous. ...Read more

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Is there a medical test to confirm anxiety?

Testing Anxiety: No. But there are verbal and written tests that a good psychotherapist may offer to diagnose. But, family physicians, internal medicine docs and the mental health professionals can diagnose this often without any formal testing. There are options to learn and ways to get better. You just need to reach out and ask for help. ...Read more

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Will having an ect test done help out with anxiety?

Will having an ect test done help out with anxiety?

ECT does not help: Since i could not find anything psychiatric under ECT test, I am assuming you mean ECT or electroconvulsive therapy. I could find no evidence. Of it helping anxiety. Best wishes. If any of my colleagues have come across anything to the contrary, please comment as i would like to know if there is any positive literature in this area. ...Read more

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How do you know if your add (or if you have test anxiety)?

How do you know if your add (or if you have test anxiety)?

Assessment: Children can be evaluated through the school system. Adults are often assessed for add by psychologists, psychiatrists or neuropsychologists. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are some tests that are done to diagnose whether or not a person has anxiety?

Yell boo: Kidding, basic blood tests to look for medical condition that can contribute to symptoms. From there, usually a clinical diagnosis, based on the history from and observations of the patient. ...Read more

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I suffer from test taking anxiety what can I do for this, my grades are beginning to slip.

I suffer from test taking anxiety what can I do for this, my grades are beginning to slip.

Managing anxiety:: The most effective treatment for anxiety is relaxation training coupled with cognitive therapy that helps you modify the thoughts, perceptions and beliefs that trigger the anxiety. Learning to calm your body and your mind is the key. Find a mental health professional who treats anxiety or provides biofeedback training (www.Bcia.Org and www.Aapb.Org). ...Read more

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Does anxiety ended up to death ? When does anxiety ends. I'm sick of this feeling. I have gone through all test's and they were all negative.

Find a therapist.: No, anxiety does not kill you. It can get better and you can learn to live with and better control your symptoms by finding a therapist that specializes in dealing with anxiety. There may be some genetic component or may be due to your environment or to how you are thinking. Regardless a good therapist can help you assess the best way to cope happily with your symptoms. ...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


Dr. Daniel Ziegler
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Statistics (Definition)

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