Posted by: B | 2009/08/20

anxiety attack??

I recently suffered the following symptoms 
off balance
extreme joint pain
numbess in lower extremeties

my GP said i was having an anxiety attack and RX' d Aterax and Akineton.

I went back every day in a week still not feeling any better at all. I stopped all meds given and went sort of back to normal. Does this sound like an enxiety attack, i am not really prone to stress and have relatively normal stressors in my life.

I have never in my life felt so bad and thought i was dying i felt so bad.

Is this normal for such an attack and could something have triggered this??

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Our expert says:
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Dear B
Common physical symptoms of anxiety include:
Pounding heart
Stomach upset or dizziness
Frequent urination or diarrhea
Shortness of breath
Tremors and twitches
Muscle tension

You may however also had a viral infection?
Dr Bets

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