Take our anxiety symptoms test to see your anxiety severity score, compare it to others, and learn more about the symptoms. Vaginal discomfort is never the only symptom of anxiety, and that can make it complicated to look at anxiety as the diagnosis for your vaginal problems.
Always see a doctor regardless of your anxiety, because in some cases you may need additional treatments.
Your insides churn like they do when you’re nervous before a big test or a speech.
Your heart is beating out of your chest and you feel a little dizzy — UP and DOWN are not as solidly defined as they were a moment before.
I’ve always had these anxious feelings: the routines that couldn’t vary, the obsessive-compulsive need for things to be in their proper places, and strange physical ticks, like pulling at my skin or rubbing my knuckles together.
(Homie don't kneel for no one, except maybe Beyonce.) Maybe these sage words of wisdom guide you through the storm of anxiety.
Just seeing two cars ahead of me sent all my rational thoughts into a tailspin.
Yet for better or worse, anxiety has absolutely been linked to women's genital health, and it's something that needs to be controlled if you hope to reduce the discomfort in the future.
Was it always this difficult to breathe and swallow? Lots of people suffer from anxiety, but in honor of National Stress Awareness Day, I wanted to talk about the grip it has on some of us — like me. You’d probably think something really terrible happened to cause such discomfort, but in reality, it could be as simple as a trip to a bustling store, a long line at the coffee shop, or a crowded train.
You are suffocating, panicked, and there’s no way out. My last attack was in the parking lot of an Auto Lube, where the wait is generally less than 15 minutes.
Differences in brain chemistry may account for at least part of these differences.
The brain system involved in the fight-or-flight response is activated more readily in women and stays activated longer than men, partly as a result of the action of estrogen and progesterone.