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Can anxiety make you tired? Weakness? Diarrhea? Loss of appetite and hunger like pains after eating? Dizzy? Head aches?

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Dr. Patricia Foster
Psychiatry
4 doctors agree

In brief: Yes, but...

there may be medical factors causing these symptoms.
Must rule out physical problems, eg., hormonal, infection, meds you may take etc. before saying all are due to anxiety. See your pcp for exam and proper diagnosis. If evaluation is negative, ask for referral to a mental health processional for guidance. Meantime, try to lower your stress as much as possible. See: http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/info/anxiety/what-causes-anxiety.php I hope this helps. Best wishes

In brief: Yes, but...

there may be medical factors causing these symptoms.
Must rule out physical problems, eg., hormonal, infection, meds you may take etc. before saying all are due to anxiety. See your pcp for exam and proper diagnosis. If evaluation is negative, ask for referral to a mental health processional for guidance. Meantime, try to lower your stress as much as possible. See: http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/info/anxiety/what-causes-anxiety.php I hope this helps. Best wishes
Dr. Patricia Foster
Dr. Patricia Foster
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Dr. Susan Davis
Clinical Psychology

In brief: Rule Out Physical

Although anxiety can cause many physical symptoms, it is important to consult a medical doctor before assuming psychological factors.
Then, if there is no clear diagnosis, symptoms like fatigue, intestinal problems, dizziness and headaches could be due to anxiety and/or depression. It would be wise to consult a qualified psychotherapist.

In brief: Rule Out Physical

Although anxiety can cause many physical symptoms, it is important to consult a medical doctor before assuming psychological factors.
Then, if there is no clear diagnosis, symptoms like fatigue, intestinal problems, dizziness and headaches could be due to anxiety and/or depression. It would be wise to consult a qualified psychotherapist.
Dr. Susan Davis
Dr. Susan Davis
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