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Weakness in legs, fatigue and nausea. History of anxiety. Are these related?

I have a feeling of weakness in the legs, fatigue and slight nausea (off and on) for the past week. There is mold in a bathroom in my house, but I do not use it often (however I do go in there a few times a day just to go to bathroom quickly). I also have a history of anxiety , but I do not feel anxious. Is it possible that subconscious anxiety manifests in purely physical ways? Any help with be amazing, i am very worried.
Asked On : Mon, 17 Dec 2012
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Psychiatrist 's  Response
Thanks for your query. Going through your symptom profile, it appears that these symptoms are manifestations of an anxiety disorder. You also have past history of an anxiety disorder. You require a through evaluation for various domains of anxiety disorders. Effective treatment options include anti-anxiety medication and psychotherapy (eg cognitive behavioural therapy. You ca also try out breathing relaxation exercises, yoga and meditation practices. Hope you found the information useful.
Dr Sundar Gnanavel
Answered: Tue, 1 Jan 2013
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Psychiatrist Dr. Srikanth Reddy's  Response
Anxiety can have a varied presentation, right from mere sleeplessness to making the person unresponsive. In your case as you have stated that you are having anxiety symptoms earlier , hence the current worry that the mold in the bathroom might have caused you weakness in the legs, fatigue and nausea could be more of your anxiety than actually what it is.
May be you can consult a psychiatrist who would like to train you in some cognitive or behavioural therapy.
Hope I am able to solve your concerns. Thanks , and have a nice day!
Answered: Mon, 17 Dec 2012
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