Anxiety – physical symptoms and the dread of dying.

Anxiety is well-recognised as a mental health disorder of varying effects on individuals. But quite often the symptoms which present within the individual can be something of an extreme vicious circle, as the physical symptoms erupt and manifest – and that in itself can feed into the anxiety-state that the person is now experiencing and living. Quite often people present to emergency services believing that they have a physical emergency or need and it is extreme anxiety that is causing their beliefs. Palpitations, chest pain or Dyspnea (breathing difficulties) to name a few are commonly misdiagnosed or misread, and...

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