Health Tip: Anxiety Disorders Can Cause Physical
(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
- Respiratory conditions, including asthma.
- Allergies, including food allergies, hay fever, eczema and
other allergic conditions.
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