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Physical Anxiety Symptoms - what do you experience?

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Professionalhypochondriac

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Hey,

I'd like to find out what all physical symptoms you other anxiety sufferers have??

If there is already a post like this, then i apologise :(

Anyway, the reason that i am asking is that i experience various physical symptoms on a regular/constant basis. I am waiting to see the neurologist just to rule out any other cause of my symptoms, however i have a feeling that it will come back normal and i will be told its all in my head!!!

To start my symptom list is:

Dizziness/lightheaded
Problems with balance
Headaches
Blurry vision/double vision
Facial numbness
Palpitations
Chest and arm pain
Choking feeling/cant swallow
Pelvic pain
Tightness around rib cage - like a band crushing you
Numbness in legs and feet
Twitches
Tingling or crawling sensations
Pins and needles

Damn i didn't realise i had so many. They are not all present all the time but i would say that i experience most of a daily basis.

I used to experience severe panic attacks, but now i just have this elevated anxiety level! :unsure:

Thanks

Cas x :grouphug:
Hello, I have suffered all of the above symptoms above and just like you can vouch that they all nasty...
By far m worst symptom and the one I wish I could eliminate is skipped heart beats... I would take any other symptom over these as they cause me the most distress
 
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Tazmelbs85

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Hi, I have all day dizziness. It’s been going on for over a month now. Also pins and needles in my fingers. Trying to tell myself it’s just hypersensitivity/anxiety but keep thinking it has to be something more serious otherwise it wouldn’t be there all the time :( oh also slight loss of hearing in one ear. So weird
 
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Belly Bear

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Wow...reading this lot makes me feel a little less crazy.
I do find myself wondering if my symptoms are "normal" as they seem so irrational.

Bad dreams
Waking up with a sense of impending doom
Aching muscles
Racing heart
Chest pain
Difficulty breathing
Difficulty swallowing
Feeling I have a lump in my throat (GP says there's nothing there)
IBS
Blurred vision
Headaches
Muscle tension
Pain in neck and shoulder
Nausea
Insomnia
Heartburn
Indigestion

It seems a long list written down.
These symptoms can range from mild to severe but I don't think I manage more than an hour or two very occasionally when I'm not experiencing several of them.
 
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Thetiredone

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Tiredness, I wake up tired, when I eat my blood sugar is strange, then anxiety kicks in
 
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elliejam

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Feeling shakiness, rapid heartbeat, hard to breathe and dizziness mostly. Crazy thoughts kick in when I feel this way.
 
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Daybreak

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I'm not sure if it will help, but I'll put this here. This girl was diagnosed with anxiety, but it turns out she had gluten intolerance. She had these symptoms:

migrane
migrane Auras
tension headaches
Blurry visions
irritable bowl syndrome
bloating
stomachaches
stabbing pain in her sides
side stitches
tremors
Dizziness
Vertigo
Low energy


EDIT: I can't get it to start at the beginning of the video. I didn't mean to start there.
 
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katherine002

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I have anxiety disorder and it's pretty bad.... I have all the physical symptoms you mentioned....
 
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Daybreak

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I have anxiety disorder and it's pretty bad.... I have all the physical symptoms you mentioned....
Try a gluten free and dairy free diet, for 2 weeks, if you can. I hope it makes you feel better.
 
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Sols Dad

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I’ve been suffering with an unpleasant feeling in my head/eyes. I have to strain my eyes a lot. They feel overwhelmed with information... also noticing an odd pressure feeling in the roof of my mouth and between my eyes. Not a pain, but a slight pressure. Anyone else experience this? Obviously I’m convincing myself it’s cancer, but I do that with pretty much everything.
 
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