June 9, 2011
Health Tip: Anxiety Disorders Can Cause Physical Problems
Here are some complications
(HealthDay News) -- Anxiety disorders may be mental health conditions, but they can cause a number of physical problems.
The University of Maryland Medical Center lists these physical complications that can arise from anxiety disorders:
- Heart disease.
- Risk factors for heart disease, including thickened blood vessels, high blood pressure and high cholesterol levels.
- Irritable bowel syndrome and other gastrointestinal problems.
- Respiratory conditions, including asthma.
- Allergies, including food allergies, hay fever, eczema and other allergic conditions.