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Anxiety/ADD - making exercise impossible

Hi everyone.

I've recently been diagnosed ADD by my psychiatrist. Prior to this, I've been unable to exercise for years, because afterwards I feel tense and anxious all day, experience insomnia that night, and sweat during the brief sleep I get that evening.

I asked my general Doctor recently if she had any idea why this may be occurring. She asked "have you ever been diagnosed ADD?" She attributes it to the excess adrenaline people with ADD have.

Has anyone experienced this, and are there ways around it? I really need to begin exercising again.

Thanks for any and all replies.
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replied November 30th, 2018
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and I understand your concern.
Your symptoms are consistent with anxiety disorder. You would need anxiolytic like propanolol to combat this problem.
I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
Khan
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