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Anxiety???

Solitude1

Solitude1

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Hello
There are a number of things happening to me, those are difficulty doing things, unclear thinking, tremors in body (small and fast especially in extremities), spontaneous pains in different parts of body, getting exhausted with little activity, longer time to recover (even from a simple kind of pain), difficulty speaking (mostly slurring and mispronounciation happen) . It has literally paralysed me. Are they because of (or related to) anxiety? I used to struggle with severe depression but it's now over. (I'm only a bit gloomy by nature)
Thank you in advance.
 
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It could be anxiety but please see a doctor. Slurred speak can indicate a stroke and its best to rule out physical.
Once that's ruled out, your doctor can go from there.
Wishing you good health.
 
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That sounds like it could be something a bit more. Definitely see a doctor!
 
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The other two are right, see a doctor to be safe. You want to rule out any serious problem. But yes, those are all things that anxiety can cause. One time my friend felt paralyzed and her face went numb while driving. She called an ambulance and they checked her out and she was fine. She suffers from anxiety as well. It can make you feel like you're having a heart attack, it can give you pins and needles in your hands and feet, it can make you feel like you're going to pass out, it can make you feel hot, it can make you feel cold, and on and on and on. Anxiety is capable of giving off all kinds of false warnings.
 
Solitude1

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Thank you for your replies. By paralysed I mean it prevents me from doing things... There's no real feeling of physical paralysis... I just feel I can't do anything.
 
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I know the feeling been like this for me. I can't relax i shut off from the world. Seems worse wnen i'm on my own walking to my mums today to try and break the bad spell. It isn't nice take care.
 
tabbykitten

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all these things can be linked to anxiety - believe me I know exactly what it feels like - but as others have said it is worth getting checked out by your gp.
 
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I saw a doctor some time ago, I was diagnosed with severe anxiety depressive disorder... The psychiatrist ruled out any other conditions... Now the depression is away, only anxiety is here.
 
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glad to read that other problems have been ruled out. Not sure if you have been on medication for the depression. There are a number of options to help with anxiety. Medication is one, lots of people find that meditation and relaxation exercises help ease the worst of the symptoms.
I have Anxiety Disorder with a tendency to panic attacks and find that trying to breathe as slowly and deeply as possible helps a little. Trying to avoid worrying about what might or might not happen over future weeks can also be useful, just get yourself through the next hour or two. It is horrible to have to cope with though so I do understand your concerns.
 
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