When I was a teenager, I was heading home from a family vacation when my hands started cramping. I did not feel overheated, overexerted, or ill. I was simply looking out the window from the backseat of my parents’ car when it began. Two distinct muscle spasms seized both hands. Their movement hindered, and all my fingers had stiffened and curled.
Anxiety can give a horrifying sensation of feeling like you can’t breathe, and too much scrutiny, it’s not only a mental illness, but it can most certainly cause tremendous physical discomfort as well. For me, the minute I get anxious, my palms will sweat so much I wouldn’t want to start shaking any hands if you catch my drift. Your heart starts pounding out of your chest, and all you can think about is the thought of crawling out of your own skin. But to some, it can get a lot worse; then your health comes into play. [Read more…] about NFL Star’s Battle With Anxiety