hey, yes anxiety can cause numbness in the limbs.
Ive been dealing with anxiety and panic for almost 2 years now and I can pretty much say that ive dealt with almost every symptom.
poor circulation runs in my family, therefore I experience the numbness frequently. just yesterday my left arm felt tingly then it went numb for a bit.
as much as its a pain to have i try my est nawt to pay attention to it, of course it eventually goes away.
so yes, this is normal anxiety symptoms.
its mostly from your breathing. make sure you arent taking shallow breaths. it happens to me durring panic attacks. i just try to do something else to get my mind off of it and it will eventually go away. it ***** tho once its happening but you have to just keep in your mind nothings wrong and it will eventualy end sooner than later. good luck
Numbness can also be a sign of poor circulation and or nerve damage... I am a diabetic and now have nerve damage and my left hand is numb.. I am waiting to go see a surgeon back surgeon on August 2nd.. I have a pinched nerve in my lower back and that makes my feet tingle and numb most days...
hi my name is charles n i been goin thru anxiety for almost 4 years now in n out da hospital. since yesterday my whole body jus went numb n i dont kno why. my breathin is still bad n wit the numbness i feel only making me go into a panic attack cuz it feel like im not breathing enough. but i think im still breathin in too much air with every breath i take. im afraid n need help n guidance please can anyone help me.why am i feeling like dis
Copyright 1994-2016MedHelp International.All rights reserved. MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.