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What Are the Most Common Social anxiety symptoms?

A: Some people have an intense fear or phobia of social situations known as social anxiety disorder. Social anxiety symptoms can range from intense worry or fear to dizziness, nausea and other physical manifestations. These symptoms can sometimes be severe enough to prevent a person from leaving his or her own home. A normal person might mildly worry about speaking in front of a large audience. Such a situation could cause intense fear for a person with social anxiety. A single public event could trigger social anxiety symptoms such as worrying for weeks in advance of the event or shaking so badly during the occurrence...

How to Take Valerian for anxiety symptoms

A: Taking a valerian supplement may help to relieve anxiety symptoms because these supplements increase GABA levels. GABA, or gamma aminobutyric acid, is an amino acid found mainly in the human brain and eyes that may encourage relaxation and ease nervous tension by inhibiting the number of neurons firing in the brain. Consult your doctor if you experience panic or anxiety often. Your doctor will let you know if a valerian supplement may be right for your symptoms....


anxiety symptoms and possible hypoglycemia ?

A: Hi, welcome to the ehealth forum and I am glad to help you. You seem concerned about the symptoms of anxiety, depression and agoraphobia in your partner. You fear that the symptoms might be due to hypoglycemia and not anxiety as she has not benefitted much from the treatment for anxiety. A low sugar level in the blood found at the time a person is experiencing typical symptoms of hypoglycemia confirms the diagnosis in a person without diabetes, especially if the relationship between a low sugar level in the blood and symptoms is demonstrated more than once. If symptoms are relieved as the...


Can neck injury cause anxiety symptoms?

A: Hi Andrew, You may be right on both counts. Pain can cause anxiety and anxiety can worsen symptoms of pain. Even the anticipation of having pain can cause anxiety. Did the physician say that your injury to your neck would be helped by surgery? Did he suggest which excercises to avoid? It seems to me that if you have an injury like you described that fixing it may be good idea. From what you said excercises causes the pain to return and also the anxiety. Rather than avoid excercise to avoid pain and anxiety look into a remedy for your injury. Thanks for the reply. Actually, the doctor said that based on my age and the relatively mild severity...


What increases anxiety symptoms?

A: People experience anxiety during stressful or challenging situations. For the six million Americans with generalized anxiety disorder, it is a constant battle to manage symptoms. anxiety causes both cognitive and physical symptoms.NegativityOne of the fastest ways to increase anxiety symptoms is to have negative self-talk or worry about the symptoms you are having. According to Helpguide.org, it is a vicious cycle: The more you worry, the more physical and cognitive symptoms you have....


Will my mother`s medications worsen her dementia, and will Zyrtec along with Lexapro worsen my anxiety symptoms?

A:  Aricept (donepezil) prevents the brain chemical acetylcholine from breaking down and helps the nerve cells work more effectively. People with dementia have low levels of acetylcholine and Aricept is used to treat dementia in people with Alzheimer`s disease. According to the package insert, the most common side effects of Aricept are nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. Namenda (memantine) works by reducing the action of another chemical in the brain, called N-methyl-d-aspartate (NMDA). Namenda is also used to treat dementia associated with Alzheimer`s disease. The most common side effects of Namenda are dizziness, headache, confusion, and constipation. Zyrtec (cetirizine) is an antihistamine that is used to control the symptoms of allergies. Drowsiness is the most...


anxiety symptoms vs. vaso-vagal response

A: er, sorry can''t answer your question directly, but I''ve fainted, in the past, from blood draws and I have no phobia to blood draws. I think the short answer will be along the lines that syncope and anxiety are not necessarily related, they operate on different aspects of the physiology, even if there is overlap. This may not really be a psychology question but a physiology question, so hopefully one of the helpful mefi Dr''s will pop in and clear things up. The wiki has some interesting background into on fainting...


Can bupropion, alpazolam, and Valtrex exacerbate anxiety symptoms?

A:  Alprazolam (Xanax) belongs to the class of medications called benzodiazepines and it is used for the treatment of anxiety and panic disorder. According to the package insert, the most common side effects of alprazolam are drowsiness, lightheadedness, dry mouth, depression, headache, and constipation or diarrhea. Bupropion (Wellbutrin) is an antidepressant. According to the package insert, the most common side effects of bupropion are agitation, dry mouth, insomnia, headache or migraine, nausea and vomiting, constipation, and tremor. A substantial proportion of patients treated with bupropion experience increased restlessness, agitation, anxiety, and insomnia, especially shortly after starting the drug. Bupropion is also associated with...


anxiety symptoms vs cardiac symptoms?

A: Hi there -- FIrst, there is a strong likelihood this is mostly anxiety-related; second, it is not all in your head. So... Most of the symptoms you describe do not sound cardiac-related, and this is borne out by your cardio exams. Sharp, stabbing pains are almost never cardiac in nature. The pain pathway involving the left armpit, shoulder, arm and hand is one that is sometimes traveled by cardiac pain but more often it is the ulnar aspect affected, the outer part of the arm, down to the pinkie finger and is aching in nature. Pains you have, plus those in the neck, eyes and head, are often seen in conjunction with the radial pain you describe, and this is equally often GI caused and nerve-mediated. Both these possibilities should be...


anxiety symptoms after smoking pot?

A: Hello, mytokioromancee, I''m sorry that you''ve been having such a miserable time. The teenage years can be very difficult, as you''ve been experiencing, and as your mom tried to reassure you. First, it would be exceedingly rare for a person to go to bed anxious and wake up "crazy." You are also too young to be considered to have schizophrenia. Second, you are describing a well known, documented type of chronic negative reaction to smoking pot. You can stop that part of your issue by not smoking pot, because it is doing you harm. If you were allergic to something, your friends would not ask you to use it. Consider yourself "allergic" to smoking pot, and ask your friends to respect that. Don''t stay around for the second-hand smoke, either. When a person develops an

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