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Stress and Anxiety Question Archive:

Q. I find myself up during the night worried that I have heart issues.

I can feel my heart beating and it seams fast at times, but I sometimes feel I am missing several beats, this worries me. I sometimes have this chocking going on, so I drink lots of water to stop that feeling. Why is this happening?

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December 13, 2016 at 10:28am

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What are some tips for de-stressing the holidays?

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December 12, 2014 at 5:27am

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I seem to have anxiety and headaches while at work. My physician said that it could be from stress.

I excercise 4-5 times a week to help with the anxiety. And I was placed on medications, but I could not take them because the itching side effect was terrible.

Is there anything else I can do to help with the anxiety since I cannot take the medications my physician suggested? Thank you for your time.

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April 24, 2014 at 10:31am

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What thoughts do you have about including therapeutic massage as part of a healthcare plan for type 2 diabetes?

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February 18, 2013 at 12:57pm

Not every time, but sometimes when I eat, I start to get hiccups and then experience pain in my upper chest area. I then feel that I have a lot of mucus to spit up. I have Tourette Syndrome and I turn my head to the left a lot and have neck and face twitches. I am sometimes stressed when I am eating a meal, but not all the time.

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March 7, 2012 at 12:14pm

Q: Do you have any knowledge about natural antidepressants compared to medical?

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January 16, 2012 at 9:00am

Q: I am a 60 year old Hispanic and I suffer from anxiety and I HATE it. It started after I lost my position as a school administrator which was told to me by my secretary when she received news that our office was being closed. I went directly to the main office and I was told I could go back to teaching. The district was receiving less money for the school year and some offices had to be closed. I was very disappointed but I was so upset that they didn't tell me directly. We always had a good working relationship. I tried to talk to them but they were not listening. I was so upset I took a leave of absence. When I was ready to go back to work, I fell down our basement stairs and I hit the left side of my head. I have some memory loss but I never forgot my family and good friends. I was in bed for almost 8 months. Now I am much better (a year later) and I want to go look for a job or a place to volunteer. My family (nicely) says they see that I am still forgetful but I feel I need to be out interacting with people which would help me. I was a very intelligent woman once upon a time and I realize I may never be the person I once was, but I CAN TRY, right?

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August 23, 2011 at 5:30pm

Q: I get so depressed during winter, but my husband doesn’t believe in seasonal mood changes. Is there really a connection between winter and depression?

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April 28, 2011 at 9:22am
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