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Can stress and anxiety. Cause oily skin ?

Can stress and anxiety. Cause oily skin ?

Yes: Indirectly through increased perspiration and sebaceous gland secretion. ...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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Can stress and anxiety cause you to find food repulsive? I gag thinking about eating. What can I do to get nutrients when I can't eat?

Can stress and anxiety cause you to find food repulsive? I gag thinking about eating. What can I do to get nutrients when I can't eat?

Therapy+Ensure: Yes, and while you await your first (ASAP) appointment w/ a good CBT therapist optimally w/ special experience in eating issues - consume a product like Ensure as directed and as you can tolerate it, add bits of any additional food you feel OK w/. Ask at a Health or Drug Store for ideas. ...Read more

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Can stress and anxiety cause back pain?

Can stress and anxiety cause back pain?

Anxiety & back pain?: Yes. stress and anxiety can cause back pain. When we're anxious we experience muscle tension. The back is one place that this tension is frequently most pronounced. The tension leads to contraction, unhealthy posture, & sometimes pain. Back pain is one of the most common medical sxs, so do see your doc for an evaluation for medical conditions that could be causing ur pain & to discuss ur anxiety ...Read more

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Can stress and anxiety cause kidney pain?

Can stress and anxiety cause kidney pain?

Stress & kidneys?: stress and anxiety can increase the perception of pain & amt of pain experienced. So, these may contribute 2 pain. Anxiety, by itself, doesn't cause "kidney" pain. Nerve endings that terminate near the kidney will be irritated if the the kidney is inflamed (Bc of infection, for ex) or a stone may cause pain passing thru another structure. C ur doc ASAP if u have kidney pain 2 find cause & treat! ...Read more

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Can stress and anxiety cause urinary frequency?

Can stress and anxiety cause urinary frequency?

Yes, ...: Yes, they do and vary along the path of life among different situations. More detail? Ask urologist. ...Read more

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Can stress and anxiety cause a white coating on tongue ?

Can stress and anxiety cause a white coating on tongue ?

Unlikely: It is probably related to your diet. Consider eating less processed food and increasing your intake of fruits and vegetables. When eating cheese and animal products, aim for the low fat variety. ...Read more

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Can stress and anxiety cause dizziness? Can stress also cause constant hunger? Cause I'm very often hungry..

Can stress and anxiety cause dizziness? Can stress also cause constant hunger? Cause I'm very often hungry..

Stress causes it all: Stress is the number one trigger for many many many medical conditions, emotions, and maladaptive behaviors. Therefore, the short answer to your question is "yes" but the better answer to your question is that you should get an examination by a doctor if you are feeling overwhelmed and overloaded either physically or mentally. ...Read more

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Can stress and anxiety cause anypain or endometriosis pain to go worse ? Like can it be psychological an am making it worse ?

Can stress and anxiety cause anypain or endometriosis pain to go worse ? Like can it be psychological an am making it worse ?

Sure: Emotional stress and anxiety can make any and all pains feel worse. That's one of the characteristics of pain... how one feels or perceives pain is influenced by one's state of mind, one's state of emotions. It can go the other way too... such as in a fight-or-flight response, where you don't feel the pain at all, as you're running from that raccoon chasing you. ...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