Can Anxiety cause my muscle pains?

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Hi All
I've recently come through the other side of a really bad episode of anxiety over the last few months. I am still edgy from time to time but my GAD is not 24/7, which I'm thankful for. However I've started having daily leg aches, which persist throughout most the day, sometimes I can hardly get up. Is this something anyone else has experienced and I'll have to deal with, or should I speak to my doc about an alternative reason?
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Anxiety causes tension in the body, so yes it could cause muscle ache but all the age I think it’s worthwhile mentioning it to your GP.
 
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Yes anxiety causes tension, but in my experience it's in the neck and chest, people normally report having difficulty breathing because having tension in the chest. but i would get an opinion from your doctor just to make sure
 
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I do get neck and back tension, and my lower back is bad which I know they say can cause leg pains if lower back is bad. Just hoping someone may have had a similar issue so I can attribute it to my anxiety and relax again that I can defeat it.
 
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I do get neck and back tension, and my lower back is bad which I know they say can cause leg pains if lower back is bad. Just hoping someone may have had a similar issue so I can attribute it to my anxiety and relax again that I can defeat it.
Hi, i bought some CBD oil yesterday and it feels like it's working, every 2 hours i put 2 drops under my tong and last night i had a amazing sleep. It supposed to be good for aches and pains too
 
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Yes. Stiffness or tension caused by GAD can lead to muscular and skeletal pain. Sleep is also a crucial part in muscle recovery. GAD is usually linked with insomnia. Do you have problems with staying asleep or sleep onset? I think it might be called a psychosomatic condition, when you get physical symptoms or problems caused by psychological conditions.

I got issues myself with back pain, neck tension and leg pains. All probably caused by anxiety disorders and lack of exercise.
 

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