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Lucy

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Lactic acid feeling
« on: January 28, 2010, 11:15:16 PM »
Lately with my anxiety i get a lactic acid feeling in my legs much like the sort when you do exercise, why does this happen and should i be concerned that there may be something else wrong with me?  Any help please.

DrFreedman

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Re: Lactic acid feeling
« Reply #1 on: January 30, 2010, 03:49:32 PM »
Dear Lucy,
These sensations are often triggered by the prolonged habit of stress and worry. It's interesting that you've related it to the release of lactic acid when exercising strenuously, because what is occurring is similar in many ways. Strenuous exercise triggers the shaky legs due to a swift rush of chemicals, but in your case a slower more continuous release of stress chemicals is created by the habit of worry and fear, leading to an identical sensation. Every time you perpetuate the worried behavior, your body is

Lucy

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Re: Lactic acid feeling
« Reply #2 on: February 03, 2010, 09:23:11 PM »
Thankyou Dr Ronnie, i will most definitely look into the program  :)