Physical symptoms of anxiety ( what are yours )

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Hi everyone 

Thought it could be hopeful sharing anxiety symptoms, I know for sure mine are very diverse! Such as 

Twitching and jerking all over the body constantly, eye lid, hands, arms, legs, back, neck, butt ect

Aches and pain throughout body,arms, legs, back and neck, jaw ect... 

Floaters in both eyes.

Tingling, pins and needles 

Headaches (had one that lasted 3weeks night and day)

Sweating more than normal at night.

Skin problems

And at the moment the most concerned about pain in the middle of my chest which comes on now and again daily

Oh and IBS which has settle down for the time being but still have heartburn. 

I'm 26 year old male, had clear MRI of brain and spine, full blood count down 3 times this year all normal! Been told it's anxiety related. 

Can anyone relate?? 

Thank you for reading 

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    The thing that bothers me the most is a dry mouth and lump in the throat - drives me mad!
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    I have had blood test blood pressure thiroid checked ecgs 5 times all clear I get.. 

    chest pains

    frequent headaches 

    muscle pain all over   

    Head feels tender 

    Neck pain 

    stomach pains 

    it's crazy I'm going to get a scan on my head I'm thinking worst but I have a cbt appointment in  weeks what I think is if something is going to happen it would of allready but don't help with all these symptoms

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    Yeah I get lots of symptoms too. Ones that you dont read about in the 'books'

    But because I'm a worrier I other think these symptoms which usually make them appear worse.

    If you've had many health checks, which are all clear it shows that the most likely reason is anxiety. And trust me your anxiety and thoughts can play tricks on you!!! You'd laugh at some of the things I worry about that are totally random! Haha! 

    Have a great day and try and relax smile

    Emma

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    Hi Richard,

    I can relate to so many of them.

    Twitching - hand, feet, bum, legs.

    Pins & Needles.

    Headaches - one that feels like I am wearing a hairband that comes and goes.

    Sweating.

    Floaters.

    You are so not alone. This is my 4 month of feeling like this, 8 weeks since start of diagnosis. Did the Osteopath, Chiropracter route also, but in the end, I know the meds will help me get to a baseline for "normal" survival - along with CBT which I hope to start in the next 3 weeks. Along with that I think it is all mind over matter. My Dr referred to it as a "Chemical Imbalance" - not sure I liked the term, but it makes sense, when the fight/flee is there so much.

    Hope this helps and good luck,

    Have a more relaxing evening,

    Gemma.

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    Hi Richard,

    I shake like a leaf, I feel like my body is made of jelly, I sweat so much, dry mouth, feel sick, can't eat, palpitation, dizzy, when really bad I worry so much that I start to gag, and all of this with a feeling of unreality and extreme fear. X

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    Hi all

    aching & pains in legs

    spiding crawling sensations around head & back

    IBS symptoms

    inability to take a full breath

    lump in throat

    tension in neck & shoulders

    fatigue

    numb hands, arms legs

    pins & needles

    Its hard trying to remain relaxed all the time, but i find a good night sleep helps if you can stop worrying about life enough to get one

    stay strong everyone smile

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