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What are some signs of anxiety?
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Dr. Samoon Ahmad
Psychiatry
15 doctors agree
In brief: Generalized Anxiety
Anxiety disorders cover a wide spectrum of conditions but the most common features include: restlessness, excessive worry, easliy fatigued, difficulty concentrating, irritability, muscle tension and sleep disturbance.
Sometimes the anxiety can be intense to the degree of panic attack which is a discrete period of fear and disconfort with physical symtoms and may last a few minutes.

In brief: Generalized Anxiety
Anxiety disorders cover a wide spectrum of conditions but the most common features include: restlessness, excessive worry, easliy fatigued, difficulty concentrating, irritability, muscle tension and sleep disturbance.
Sometimes the anxiety can be intense to the degree of panic attack which is a discrete period of fear and disconfort with physical symtoms and may last a few minutes.
Dr. Samoon Ahmad
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8 doctors agree
In brief: Anxiety may include
Feelings of panic, fear, and uneasiness uncontrollable, obsessive thoughts repeated thoughts or flashbacks of traumatic experiences nightmares ritualistic behaviors, such as repeated hand washing problems sleeping cold or sweaty hands and/or feet shortness of breath palpitations an inability to be still and calm dry mouth numbness or tingling in the hands or feet nausea muscle tension dizziness.

In brief: Anxiety may include
Feelings of panic, fear, and uneasiness uncontrollable, obsessive thoughts repeated thoughts or flashbacks of traumatic experiences nightmares ritualistic behaviors, such as repeated hand washing problems sleeping cold or sweaty hands and/or feet shortness of breath palpitations an inability to be still and calm dry mouth numbness or tingling in the hands or feet nausea muscle tension dizziness.
Dr. Michael Genovese
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Dr. Barbara Lavi
Clinical Psychology
3 doctors agree
In brief: There R many signs
People often take their anxiety out on their body.
For 1 person it leads 2 headaches or backaches 4 others it could involve stomach disorders. Having a "heart aches" is another common complaint. Sometimes it's a metaphor 4 issues that r bothering u, i.e. relationships. Other signs, fidgetiness, nail biting, trouble sleeping, poor appetite, fatigue to name a few.

In brief: There R many signs
People often take their anxiety out on their body.
For 1 person it leads 2 headaches or backaches 4 others it could involve stomach disorders. Having a "heart aches" is another common complaint. Sometimes it's a metaphor 4 issues that r bothering u, i.e. relationships. Other signs, fidgetiness, nail biting, trouble sleeping, poor appetite, fatigue to name a few.
Dr. Barbara Lavi
Dr. Barbara Lavi
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Dr. Philip Miller
excessive worry, fear about the future, nervousness, shakiness, palpitations, hyperventilation are other common signs
Dr. Imad Khreim
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree
In brief: Multiple
We have answered this before , please go back to my answer on this.
Mainly it involves four axes of symptoms, cognitive (thoughts) , emotional (fear) behavioral ( avoidance) and physical such as shortness of breath, sweating, chest pain, tingling, dry mouth, hot flashes, chills, wobbly legs, cramps, diarrhea, tachycardia, shaking, nausea, and dizziness one can have any combination of them.

In brief: Multiple
We have answered this before , please go back to my answer on this.
Mainly it involves four axes of symptoms, cognitive (thoughts) , emotional (fear) behavioral ( avoidance) and physical such as shortness of breath, sweating, chest pain, tingling, dry mouth, hot flashes, chills, wobbly legs, cramps, diarrhea, tachycardia, shaking, nausea, and dizziness one can have any combination of them.
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