Aa
A
A
Close
3513457 tn?1347500442
Can anxiety cause extreme fatigue?
Since I have had an unconfirmed possible exposure to HIV, it is all I can think about. This has been going on for two weeks now since I have gotten sick, and I'm wondering if it is anxiety that could be causin me to have and unrestful sleep, even though I sleep a good 9 hours every night, sometimes waking up in the middle of them, but most of the time not?
Cancel
2 Answers
Page 1 of 1
Avatar universal
Yes anxiety can cause you to feel fatigue. When you are stressed and anxious over long periods of time your body starts releasing more cortisol which can have a number of different affects on the body, one of which can certainly be fatigue. On top of which this would certainly lead to poor quality of sleep or the sensation of feeling unrested after a long sleep.
Comment
Cancel
Comment
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Submit Comment
3513457 tn?1347500442
Oh wow, I never knew that, probably because I have never been under this amount of stress before... Thank you so much!
Comment
Cancel
Comment
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Submit Comment
Your Answer
Avatar universal
Answer
Know how to answer? Tap here to leave your answer...
Answer
Submit Answer
A
A
Recent Activity
Blank
Anxiety Tracker
Track Anxiety Symptoms
Start Tracking Now
Top Anxiety Answerers
675718 tn?1449992146
Blank
El Paso, TX
Avatar universal
Blank
MI
358304 tn?1409713092
Blank
na, MO
Avatar universal
Blank
Arlington, VA
1699033 tn?1443113373
Blank
Somewhere in, MD
Avatar universal
Blank
Anxiety Community Resources