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A 22-year-old female asked:

had anxiety for 4 years now. don't know how to tell anxiety from physical problems. why do i get so many different mindsets with anxiety?!

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Physical sx's can be: Anxiety sxs. Anxiety symptoms can include feeling nervous or irritable, muscle tension (especially in neck, shoulders ; back), poor quality or minimal sleep, lack of concentration ; easy fatiguability. Lump in throat or butterfly in stomach sensation can occur. Sometimes the worst thing about anxiety is the just not being able to put your finger on the reason that you feel that way.

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Last updated Jan 5, 2014

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