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Has anyone else suffered with back pain due to anxiety plz. Xx

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    Yep I get lots of pain and aches in my top and lower back. It's horrible xx
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    Anxiety causes;

    changes in posture - due to muscle tension and leaves muscles in uncomfortable positions

    Inactivity - cause you're anxious alot of the time you'll sit still thinking about your problems - again I'm awkward positions

    Hypersensitivity - when you're anxious pains you'd normally get and shrug off and keep moving now become something of major importance, you'll sit and think about it and try get into comfortable positions to overcome it which puts extra strain on other muscles.

    You'll need to do these things, otherwise you'll be stuck in a cycle...

    Stretch.

    Watch your posture

    Exercise

    Stop avoiding things you'd normally do (hoovering or shopping for instance)

    Massage

    Sort your mental turmoil out

    Last resort - pain killers.

    Massage will be good cause it'll get rid of the toxic chemicals anxiety pumps into your muscles. Walking and stretching also helps this.

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    Yes, I feel like when I am stressed or any human is stressed...we tend to tighten up muscles without even realizing it...causing pain and muscle cramping...

    Pure example:  The brain is a muscle...and when I get stressed I sometimes get headaches.

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      Yes, ok...but the point is our bodies...do react to stress and pain can be a symptom of that stress.

      I know when I'm stressed...everything is tight....and causes me pain in various areas....

      Even not moving from a couch for a period of time (like the last hour)...is causing pain in my back..because I am "stressing" the muscles...by not moving smile

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    Yes I have pains all the time not.ally legs arms and chest. But I always think and feel something is seriously wrong with me so I don't think that helps any
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