What is the difference between a panic attack and anxiety?

What is the difference between a panic attack and anxiety

The terms anxiety attack and panic attack are often used interchangeably as if they are two different names for the same thing. If you want to be scientifically correct though you must distinguish between anxiety and a panic attack. Anxiety is a more general name associated with all the anxiety symptoms of which a panic […]

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Can anxiety upset your stomach?

Can anxiety upset your stomach

Many of us have suffered from an upset tummy at least once in our lives. The intensity of the cramps can make it hard to concentrate on anything else. The funny noises that accompany an upset tummy can make you very self-conscious when you are around people and cause you to become anxious. Anxiety in […]

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Can anxiety make you vomit?

Can anxiety make you vomit

The list of possible anxiety symptoms contains many unpleasant and scary side-effects including nausea and vomiting. Once you have vomited during an anxiety attack you will probably become more anxious as you worry about the next attack and the embarrassment associated with possibly vomiting in a public place. This is the worst thing you can […]

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Anxiety and dehydration

Anxiety and dehydration

Anxiety does not only come with a great variety of symptoms, but it can also be caused or worsened by some common medical conditions such as dehydration. Dehydration can be the result of excessive fluid loss, which is not compensated for with adequate fluid intake.  Gastrointestinal conditions such as diarrhea or vomiting, and profuse sweating […]

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