Can excessive amounts of stress cause you to feel weak?

Ive had a very stressful week. And now I just feel weak. I've drank 8 glasses if water today and I've eaten plenty. I also have an anxiety disorder and take 0.5 mg of ativan (lorazepam) so is body weakness a symptom of anxiwty an stress? I have had stress in my back for some time now because of my anxiety. Being tense has caused me to feel sore all over.

Asked By: Gypsy Soul - 5/25/2012
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YES! For as long as I can remember, I've always felt very tired for my age. I don't have anything wrong with me physically or mentally, I'm just tired. I think that's because I've always seemed to have some problem going on that I needed to take care of. Even as a kid, I often have to pitch in to help my mother get a... More
Answered By: Elizabeth Easel - 5/28/2012
Additional Answers (6)
Yes great stress can make you feel weak, nautious, and give you light joint pians and aches. Relax a little.
Answered By: Mr. Logic - 5/25/2012
yes. stress can alter any aspect of your life. Try de- stressing by doing something for YOU! could be anything from taking your self out to dinner or taking the day to just sit around and relax. Your only as good as your physical condition, pay attention to what your body is saying.
Answered By: Ali - 5/25/2012
Yes. stressing and overworking your body can make you very weak and tired. slow down and relax
Answered By: Jake - 5/25/2012
yes and make you sick
Answered By: dermot - 5/25/2012
Sure, stress can mentally and physically wear you out. It's terrible for you.
Answered By: MacG - 5/25/2012
Yes, need to take a break, figure out the real reason behind the stress and act towards it with a calm and relaxed mind. But for now you have to rejuvenate yourself by practicing mediation, having an excellent massage at a spa and spending some time with family. But you also need to check whether there... More
Answered By: The Destroyer - 5/25/2012
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