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Doctor insights on: What Are The Causes Of Anxiety From A Behavioral Perspective

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Can there be any physical causes of anxiety, besides brain/mental issues??

Can there be any physical causes of anxiety, besides brain/mental issues??

Thyroid or other: Hormonal issues can be a cause or part of the cause of mood disorders such as anxiety that goes beyond what we all experience at times. Fluctuations in blood sugar can profoundly impact mood also. Please see doc and if medical conditions are ruled out consult a mental health professional for stress management training. Peace and good health. ...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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Can mepergan cause anxiety or behavioral changes?

Can mepergan cause anxiety or behavioral changes?

Unusual: Anxiety would be very unusual. Behavioral changes is such a broad term. One who is addicted or withdrawing from Mepergan could certainly have behavioural changes. ...Read more

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Is it possible for fear or anxiety to cause seizure symptoms, crying, clingy behavior in a 8 yr old?

Is it possible for fear or anxiety to cause seizure symptoms, crying, clingy behavior in a 8 yr old?

Somewhat: It is certainly possible for fear and anxiety to cause clinging behavior in children. If he feels insecure, he will need more attention from you to reassure him. When children are really upset, they may hold their breath, which can cause passing out or convulsion like symptoms. Be reassuring and calm. If this continues, see a child therapist. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
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What causes anxiety?

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
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What causes anxiety?

Anxiety causes: Anxiety, generally speaking, is a protective mechanism designed to prevent us from engaging in potentially harmful behaviors.
Causes can be;
1. Biological..........Genetics, or chemicals such as caffeine or drugs.
2. Psychological.........Perceived threat.
3. Social.............Actual threat. ...Read more

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What causes anxiety?

What causes anxiety?

Anything can: Cause anxiety. Usually the big things like changes death divorce moves job change friendship loss or family loss are causes or changes in health. But people stress over everything and perspective is needed to stay healthy. Get help from psychiatrists and psychologists to deal with symptoms. Keep a support network to stay connected to people. Good luck ...Read more

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Can sex cause anxiety?

Can sex cause anxiety?

Sex anxiety: Performance anxiety is the term, and can lead to anticipation and avoidance, doubts, and poor performance. ...Read more

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Will anxiety cause pain?

Will anxiety cause pain?

Sometimes anxiety: Is associated with pain. I perform medical acupuncture. I often do a technique to reduce anxiety and the person finds that even though I did not specifically treat their pain - that it has resolved. ...Read more

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Can benidryl cause anxiety?

Maybe: Benedry will enter the brain and cause some interference with neurotransmitters. In most it produces grogginess or a fog like sensation. It is a common main ingredient to otc sleep meds. In some it produces the opposite effect and can hype them up like too much caffeine. ...Read more

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Can being in pain cause anxiety?

Can being in pain cause anxiety?

Yes: If u don't know what is causing the pain and u start worrying. ...Read more

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What can cause a strange anxiety?

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
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What can cause a strange anxiety?

Anxiety: Wondering if you meant stranger anxiety, which is separation anxiety.? ...Read more

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Could anxiety cause balance problem?

Could anxiety cause balance problem?

Anxiety: Possible, if accompanied by other anxiety symptoms & u have no medical problems to attribute to the balance problem. ...Read more

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Could anxiety cause me too itch so much?

Could anxiety cause me too itch so much?

An unusual: Symptom of anxiety. I would encourage you to speak with a doctor to check for allergies or other dermatology disorders. ...Read more

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What causes high anxiety in the morning?

Morning anxiety: Could be caused by many things. Guessing at what causes it in a specific person is not reasonable. Talk to a mental health professional to determine specific causes. The treatment for anxiety is pretty much the same no matter what time of day it occurs -- relaxation training, cognitive therapy & stress management, supplemented with medication if necessary. ...Read more

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Can staying indoors too often cause anxiety?

Anxiety: If already predisposed, staying indoors causes avoidance which leads to anticipatory anxiety which can lead to full-blown anxiety attacks. ...Read more

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Why does anxiety cause me to need to have bm?

Why does anxiety cause me to need to have bm?

Anxiety causes: An increase in muscle tension throughout the body, including your bowels. ...Read more

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What can cause constant anxiety and heaviness?

What can cause constant anxiety and heaviness?

See below: You will need to rule out physical causes of your anxiety. Start by contacting your primary. Meanwhile, relaxation, stress management, building up awareness of triggers will help you cope with the emotional aspects of the anxiety. Be well! ...Read more

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Can any of these have caused my anxiety to worsen?

Anxiety: Not sure what you are referring to when you say "any of these". Can you clarify so I can give a better answer. Thank you. ...Read more

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Can thinking about anxiety actually cause symptoms?

Anxiety: That is anticipatory anxiety (cognitive) & it can trigger symptoms of anxiety (physiological). ...Read more

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Besides anxiety what are other causes of air hunger?

Besides anxiety what are other causes of air hunger?

Causes of air hunger: 1. Asphyxia
2. Asthma
3. Hypovolemia
4. Peritonitis
5. Pneumothorax
6. Pulmonary embolism
7. Shock. ...Read more

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What is the cause of my constant guilt/anxiety issues?

Talking helps: The causes of, guilt and anxiety very for each person. Talking with someone is the best way to, figure, out what is causing these issues. Once you can understand how, your feelings develop, you can begin to change how you process information. This is not an easy task but it does, work! Good luck. ...Read more