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I feel numbness through out my body when angry. Is it physical or psychological ?

Hello, I am one of thoes people that rarely get mad even though I have good reasons to be mad, but when I do get mad I tend breathe heavily and get a strong tingly numbness feeling throught my whole body. Is that a problem? If so is it a physicaly problem or physcological?
Asked On : Fri, 8 Apr 2011
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Thanks for your query to HealthcareMagic.

Based on your description, it appears that when you tend to get angry, you hyperventilate (increase in the number of breaths per minute with your breaths becoming short and quick) . Your feeling of strong tingly numbness throughout the body could possibly be due to hyperventilation. Some of the other common symptoms which people usually report with this are- dryness of mouth, tremors of hand, sweating in the palm and/forehead, palpitation,and giddiness.

If you come to an understanding that you do tend to hyperventilate when angry, do the following-

- Relaxation and breathing exercises. If you are into Yoga, Sawashana and Anulom-Vilom can be handy.

- Anger management can be done through meditation. It appears that you might be into meditation as you seem to suppress your anger more than other people.

Hope this information will be of some help.
Answered: Sun, 24 Jul 2011
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As rightly suggested by Dr. Amardeep, you need to take care to manage your anger. You could be at a risk of suffering a stroke from haemorrhage in case you are suffering from hypertension. Relax and keep calm. Problems are solved better peacefully than aggresively. You can go for a stress test and do a cardiac profile also to be aware of your health status.
Answered: Mon, 25 Jul 2011
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hi welcome to health care magic.see some disease are psycosomatic means mental ill effect on try to controle your anger ts the reaction of anger find out the reason of it.tingling,numbness are the reaction of anger its not physical problem.need help of psychologist.
Answered: Fri, 8 Apr 2011
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