Most common symptoms of anxiety disorders


Panic attacks give rise to different physical and emotional symptoms. Anxiety disorders consist of those symptoms which are inter-related but vary from person to person. Different persons suffer from different states of anxiety, some may feel intense anxiety while others only a minor headache.

Emotional anxiety symptoms are basically the primary symptoms and include:

  • Feeling of worry and tense
  • Trouble concentration
  • Irritability
  • Restlessness
  • Absentmindedness

Anxiety is not like a feeling only. There can be many physical anxiety symptoms as well. Because of many physical anxiety symptoms, patients may mislead anxiety for any other medical ailment. Patients may mislead to such an extent that they visit hospitals and doctors for nothing. Common physical anxiety symptoms include:

  • Tremors
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle tension
  • Insomnia
  • Headaches
  • Dizziness
  • Stomach upset
  • Diarrhea
  • Frequent urination
  • Breath shortness
  • Sweating
  • Heart throbbing

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