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Please tell me what symptoms can anxiety cause?

Please tell me what symptoms can anxiety cause?

Symptoms of Anxiety: Anxiety can exacerbate or cause many physical symptoms. Before assuming symptoms are psychosomatic, i would encourage you to be evaluated by a physician to rule out any physical illness. If you are feeling anxious it would be wise to learn relaxation techniques and speak with a psychologist as well about life issues making you anxious. ...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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My upper back gets red and hot sometimes. My left cheek flushes every day and my left arm does sometimes. No other symptoms. Can anxiety cause this?

My upper back gets red and hot sometimes. My left cheek flushes every day and my left arm does sometimes. No other symptoms. Can anxiety cause this?

Anxiety is amazing!: The things it can seem to do are almost limitless - especially in experienced sensations. Eventually damage may result but early effects on things you 'feel' and how it appears can be wild! Yet, you don't want to miss a sign of other illness that could be treated. So, discuss w/ a Dr - maybe have an exam/tests. Definitely consider CBT to learn management skills and curb anxiety. ...Read more

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Can thinking about anxiety actually cause symptoms?

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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Why does something like anxiety cause physical symptoms?

Why does something like anxiety cause physical symptoms?

Fight or Flight: Anxiety is a response to stress, sometimes appropriately. Your body is preparing to either fight or run and it does this by increasing heart rate etc. More blood to muscles allow them to function better. With panic, sometimes this will happen ven when body is not truly threatened, but threat is perceived. ...Read more

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If my physical symptoms were caused by anxiety shouldn't 600 grams of Gabba pills work?

If my physical symptoms were caused by anxiety shouldn't 600 grams of Gabba pills work?

Anxiety: in my opinion Gabba is not very effective as a first line agent for anxiety. You would do getter with therapy plus a SSRI such as Paxil (paroxetine). Make an appointment with doctor or a psychiatrist to discuss. ...Read more

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Why does anxiety cause so many symptoms? And how can one tell they're aren't from a bigger problem?

See your doctor: Your doctor or doctors depending on your symptoms can eliminate various possibilities narrowing down the variables until a definitive diagnosis can be made. Usually not something you can do on your own. ...Read more

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My Drs keep telling me all my symptoms are anxiety but afraid they putting me off cause I have anxiety n missing it symptoms daily 5yrs ?

My Drs keep telling me all my symptoms are anxiety but afraid they putting me off cause I have anxiety n missing it symptoms daily 5yrs ?

Consult MH Profesnl: You can rule in or rule out an anxiety condition through a clinical interview with a Psychiatrist, Psychologist or other mental health professional. If you truly had a physical condition your Drs would have surely diagnosed it. Treatments for anxiety include cog/beh therapy, relaxation techniques, exercise, and possible medications. ...Read more

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What could cause anxiety symptoms?

See below: Some medical conditions might also have anxiety symptoms. Make sure you discuss your concerns with your primary care provider to rule out anything medical going on. Find a mental health professional to help you work on triggers for your anxiety. Consider meds if symptoms become overwhelming. ...Read more

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How can anxiety cause so many physical symptoms?

Fight or Flight: All of the physical symptoms of anxiety are directly the result of the cascade of physiological events that get triggered when your primitive fear & rage brain centers sense danger. Learn about this "fight or flight" response. Once you understand the physiology of anxiety, the symptoms make sense. This doesn't make them feel less unpleasant necessarily though! ...Read more

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How should one take care of anxiety symptoms with no known cause?

Therapy: Seek a therapist who specializes in treating anxiety disorders. Anxiety usually has no known cause, by definition. It is a fear with no apparent identifiable source or cause. ...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