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What Is Far Fetched Intrusive Anxiety And Distress Producing Thoughts
In what ways can anxiety cause gastrointestinal distress? Other physiological symptoms of anxiety?
Anxiety: Anxiety or worry is a psychological & physiological state characterized by somatic, cognitive, emotional & behavioral features. It signifies fear/concern/unpleasant sensations/ dread. It causes restlessness, fatigue, muscle tension & concentration difficulties. It is considered a normal reaction to a stressor, unless it interferes with daily functioning or causes significant distress, as in panic. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Eval: Get a full psychiatric evaluation for obsessional thoughts or even obsessive compulsive disorder, and see if meds are warranted. If so, anti-anxiety meds are most typically used. Also, get a referral for a reputable clinician who specializes in OCD, anxiety, and obsessional disorders. ...Read more
Bro thought son choking 2 days ago. Hands by neck. No other symptoms distress. Eat/drink normal. Noted cough today post run /drink. Sign lodged item? Has cold& history of cough after drink. Brother coughing too
Gurgling in throat be only symptoms object stuck in throat of 2 yo? He eat/drink ok.Cough in a.M. X 2 wk. Sis thought he choking 3/31. No distress except hands on throat. Dr sug x-ray. Think it's extreme.
Is anxiety real or just thoughts you find scary. I suffer from intrusive thoughts and not sure how to let them go ie not believe them?
BOTH: Anxiety may result from worry or fear. However, it is like going back and forth in a rocking chair and getting nowhere. Rather than procrastinate, take some type of action to address an issue and set in motion a solution. Also, consider using the power of auto suggestion by repeating a positive affirmation 20-30x out loud or to yourself upon retiring to bed. Do this for 3-4 weeks and re-evaluate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am seeing a psychiatrist for the first time this afternoon about my anxiety getting out of control. Intrusive thoughts etc. What med should i avoid?
Think differently: Some medicines tend to be more effective than others and tend to be freer of side effects than others. But each person is different, and an individualized approach is called for. It is unclear what sort of anxiety you have. It would be best to give your psychiatrist information, and assist him or her in deciding what kind of anxiety you have, and proposing treatments for it, medication or other. ...Read more
Repetitive thoughts: that you recognize as "bad", discomfiting, annoying or intrusive but are unable to get out of your head are obsessions. Repetitive, seemingly purposeless, simple or complex motor acts that temporarily reduce anxiety caused by obsessions are compulsions. You may have more than one anxiety disorder. Evaluation for OCD, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy & possible medication adjustments are warranted. ...Read more
Can anxiety make you feel up and down I'm on ciprelax I had it gone and then it came back and I also have intrusive thoughts and it's not OCD ?
Not OK: What you are experiencing is not OK and you need to let your doctor know so your medication can be adjusted. You may need a more in depth diagnostic evaluation. ...Read more
Woke up with overwhelming intrusive thoughts and anxiety. Followed by an episode of confusion and mind went blank for a couple sec. Anything serious?
No can tell from inf: No way to tell the direct relevance of your description of how you woke up. This seems to have been a 1 time event. If it becomes regular in any way or more intense so that it terribly interferes with your life then, you need to talk to a doctor to see if you could use a consultation with a person who can put you through the workup. ...Read more
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