Is it true that emotional stress can cause a miscarriage?

Yes. They have found out that emotional stress may cause miscarriage.
No. There's no data to suggest that emotional stress increases miscarriage rate. Many women are stressed at various times, and when a stressed woman miscarries she tends to think it was because of the stress - but there isn't any data to confirm this as a cause. There is really nothing a woman can do or not do to cause a miscarriage, short of taking a pill for medical abortion.

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Is it true that stress, fright, and other emotional distress could cause a miscarriage?

Rarely. It is true that stress increases the risk of miscarriage, but a quick brief stressful episode is not likely to do this. Read more...
Posible but unlikely. While extreme and severe physical and mental stress may contribute to pregnancy loss, the more common day-to-day stress is unlikely to result in pregnancy loss. Read more...

How much exercise or emotional stress can cause a missed or irregular period?

Worried you're preg? Overly exercising and high stress may cause an irregular period. Periods will stop if you are at a very low body weight, since body can not support a pregnancy. However, pregnancy might be the most likely scenario. I know you are uncertain but should have a home pregnancy test asap. Good luck to you. Read more...

Can emotional stress cause you to have amnesia?

Yes. Excessive stress will increase your cortisol levels. Cortisol is a stress hormone. High levels of cortisol over an extended period of time can damage areas of your brain that are needed for the storage of memories. Try to reduce all the different stressors in your life. Proper diet, proper sleep-wake cycles, proper exercise are needed. Learn some stress reduction techniques like meditation or yoga. Read more...

Can emotional stress cause seizures?

Only if the patient. Already has a seizure disorder. If some has post-traumatic epilepsy, idiopathic epilepsy, etc, then emotional stress can lower the seizure threshold. If someone has no neurologic reason for seizures, and has never had a seizure, then emotional stress will not cause them. They may cause something called a pseudo-seizure, but these are not true neurologic seizures. Read more...

Can anxiety symptoms and emotional stress cause severe pain everywhere in my body?

Yes, but... You need to get a physical check up. If it is something physical you need to address and treat it. If it is anxiety you need to address and treat it too. Good luck. It's never good to be in severe pain. Read more...

What causes high neutropolis 79% with normal wbc. Could emotional stress cause this. Thanks.?

Need more info. All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, it would have helped to know the total WBC as it is the absolute neutrophil count that is more important. See this site for info. https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003657.htm. Read more...

Can emotional stress directly cause pimples?

Stress and Acne. The mind and the body are connected. This is not eastern philosophy, it is undisputable physical reality. Emotional stress affects our endocrine (hormone) system, disgestive system, repiratory system, immune system, and various other bodily systems. We know that stress can aggravate acne. Read more...

Can emotional stress cause skipped beats?

Yes but. The important first step is a evaluation by a cardiologist as cardiovascular disease (cvd) frequently coexists causing skipped beats (palpitations). Depression is associated with cvd. Patient's who have panic disorder and/or depression have chest pain and palpitations. In the absence of cardiac disease, then the patient should be treated for their psychiatric illness alone. Read more...
Yes, however, You may need to have your heart checked to be sure it is not a medical problem before assuming that it is due to psychological stressors. Read more...