Anxiety can produce a wide range of distressing symptoms, including chest pains, breathlessness and tingling in the fingers. Many of these symptoms can be caused or made worse by your diet or the food you eat. Here are five ways your diet could be causing or making your symptoms worse.
Levels of sugar in the blood fluctuate naturally, but sudden changes in blood sugar can cause a range of symptoms, including anxiety, lightheadedness and headaches. Eating a diet high in sugar, refined carbohydrates and processed foods can cause blood sugar levels to spike and fall regularly, aggravating your anxiety and increasing the severity of symptoms. [Read more]