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I Feel My Body Tense Up Sometimes

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    Living With Anxiety

    I sympathize with prettyk as I spend a lot of my life struggling with anxiety and do not know why I get so tense and anxious, silly isn't it? I find meditation and keeping busy really helps.
    Aribeck Aribeck 66-70 Sep 19, 2009

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    Ruining My Feeling Of Well-being

    I tense up my abdomen (upper and lower) without even realizing it. I could be sitting down, relaxing, watching TV, etc., and I would think about the tightness in my midsection and that's the only time I am able to relax it. However, the relief is only temporary. Recently, I've...
    LiesAreEntertainment LiesAreEntertainment 22-25 Nov 29, 2012

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    Tense Body, Several Factors

    Sometimes it's stress, anxiety, nervousness, and worry.  Now days, I feel my body tense up, my breathing getting shallower and harder.  I keep on reminding myself mentally to let go, breathe, and relax my shoulders and neck area.  If I keep getting tense then I don...
    prettyK prettyK 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 7, 2009

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    Yeah..........

    Well I guess its more of a shiver, but only when people touch me or brush up against me when I don't want them to. I can't help it.........
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp 22-25, M 4 Responses May 11, 2010

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    Tense Body & Develop A Sort Of Rush

    My body tense up and starts to shiver, becoming sore and very uncumfortable. It allso feels if I develop a sugar rush. Something explosive in my head expands and feels if it could destroy anything. A thought of the smallest idea can't even develop in my dark empty mind when in...
    Prior1 Prior1 22-25, M Jul 12, 2013

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    Tensed Muscles

    I am tensed and tired / drained/ exhausted...my muscles behind my neck, shoulders are killing me...f. it hurts.  I bought myself muscles cream and so far it is not helping.  All my muscles in this area feels trapped, congested.  :(
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F Nov 18, 2011

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