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Can general anxiety disorder cause physical neurological symptoms like muscle twitches ?

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Dr. Anita Prakash
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Yes

Depending on the severity, general anxiety disorder can cause a variety of "flight or fright responses" manifesting as diarrhea, sweating, muscle twitches, etc.

In brief: Yes

Depending on the severity, general anxiety disorder can cause a variety of "flight or fright responses" manifesting as diarrhea, sweating, muscle twitches, etc.
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Dr. Warren Everett
Family Medicine

In brief: Yes/no

people without anxiety disorders frequently have muscle twitches.
So when a person with anxiety disorder have them it is hard to say that the twitches come for the anxiety. however the anxiety focuses on the twitches, so patients with anxiety have more trouble.

In brief: Yes/no

people without anxiety disorders frequently have muscle twitches.
So when a person with anxiety disorder have them it is hard to say that the twitches come for the anxiety. however the anxiety focuses on the twitches, so patients with anxiety have more trouble.
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