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Anxiety

More About Anxiety

Causes of Anxiety

  • Stress at work
  • Stress from school
  • Stress in a personal relationship such as marriage or friendships
  • Financial stress
  • Stress from an emotional trauma such as the death of a loved one, a natural disaster, victimization by crime, physical abuse or sexual abuse (for example, acute stress disorder or post traumatic stress disorder)
  • Stress from a serious medical illness
  • Side effects of medication
  • Intoxication (being “high” on) with an illicit drug, such as cocaine or amphetamines
  • Withdrawal from an illicit drug, such as opiates (for example, heroin) or from prescription drugs like Vicodin, benzodiazepines, or barbiturates
  • Symptoms of a medical illness
  • Lack of oxygen: In circumstances as diverse as high altitude sickness, emphysema, or pulmonary embolism (a blood clot with the vessels of the lung)

Symptoms of Anxiety

  • Palpitations
  • Sweating
  • Trembling
  • Shortness of breath
  • Sense of choking
  • Chest pain
  • Nausea or other stomach upset
  • Dizziness
  • A feeling of being detached from the world (derealization)
  • Being unable to think, feeling as if the mind has gone blank
  • Fear of dying
  • Numbness or tingling
  • Chills or hot flashes

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