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03 Oct 2008

Anxiety
I suffer from GAD (Generalized Anxiety Disorder). I also have depression and ADHD. I get terrible pressure and a tense feeling in my head and jaws and in my ears at times and dont know how to get help. Is this pressure caused by anxiety. I have terrible stress and anxiety and am scared of these physical symptoms

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CyberShrink
cybershrink

01 Jan 0001

The sort of sensation you describe is pretty typical of anxiety, as are a range of other physical symptoms caused by muscle tension and other aspects of anxiety. As you mention three diagnoses, I assume you are seeing a good local psychiatrist for assessment and treatment of these overlapping conditions ? More attention to the anxiety, in medication and CBT, could help a lot
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