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Offline TexaxMan

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Anxiety induced dizzyness and feeling off balance
« on: December 03, 2013, 04:34:02 PM »
Once again, my panic/anxiety symptoms have changed. For almost a month now, when I am either sitting at the house or have to leave, I start to get very lightheaded, dizzy and off balance.

Now, I know that breathing too fast or too shallow will cause one to feel lightheaded and dizzy, but when I start to feel this way, I monitor my breathing so I know I am breathing normally. 

So I am breathing normally but still have these feelings. Sometimes it gets so bad, I can barley stand.

Does this happen to anyone else? I am trying my hardest not to look into this as a medical problem (i.e. cancer, brain tumor, etc...)

Please let me know your thoughts.
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Re: Anxiety induced dizzyness and feeling off balance
« Reply #1 on: December 03, 2013, 08:02:28 PM »
Vertigo and dizziness are VERY common symptoms of anxiety!!  Breathing correctly can help the problem and so can distraction. 

I know it's an irritating and very frightening symptom of anxiety!!
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Re: Anxiety induced dizzyness and feeling off balance
« Reply #2 on: December 04, 2013, 10:12:39 PM »
Yes, I used to feel dizzy & off balance all the time. I used to ignore it even thought it was really hard to do
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