21 doctors weighed in:

What are signs/symptoms of depression, anxiety, and panic attacks?

21 doctors weighed in
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry
15 doctors agree

In brief: Depression, Anxiety

Depression Symptoms: Feeling very sad Hopelessness Suicidal ideations Worthlessness loss of weight Poor sleep Low energy and motivation Anxiety: •Excessive worrying •Difficulty in concentration •Too many thoughts racing •Irritability •Restlessness •Muscle tension •Sleep problem •Fatigue Panic : •Sense of impending doom or danger •Fear of heart attack •Fear of going crazy See a Psychiatrist.

In brief: Depression, Anxiety

Depression Symptoms: Feeling very sad Hopelessness Suicidal ideations Worthlessness loss of weight Poor sleep Low energy and motivation Anxiety: •Excessive worrying •Difficulty in concentration •Too many thoughts racing •Irritability •Restlessness •Muscle tension •Sleep problem •Fatigue Panic : •Sense of impending doom or danger •Fear of heart attack •Fear of going crazy See a Psychiatrist.
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Thank
Dr. Ivan Greenspan
Clinical Psychology
4 doctors agree

In brief: There are many

Symptoms of depression and anxiety can include low self-esteem, irritability, changes in sleep, diminished sexual interest, appetite changes, cognitive deficits, loss of motivation, very low or very high energy levels and decreased patience.
Panic is a sense of impending doom usually followed by physical changes such as increased heart rate, nausea or shortness of breath.

In brief: There are many

Symptoms of depression and anxiety can include low self-esteem, irritability, changes in sleep, diminished sexual interest, appetite changes, cognitive deficits, loss of motivation, very low or very high energy levels and decreased patience.
Panic is a sense of impending doom usually followed by physical changes such as increased heart rate, nausea or shortness of breath.
Dr. Ivan Greenspan
Dr. Ivan Greenspan
Thank
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Panic attacks sxs:

Anxiety; rapid, pounding heart; chest tightness/pain; shortness of breath w hyperventilation; hot /cold flashes; butterflies in stomach, nausea or vomiting; tingling of mouth or extremities; ^ sweating; feeling faint or lightheaded; headache or shaking, difficulty swallowing or tight throat; they usually peak w/i 10 mins.
Anxiety symptoms can include feeling nervous or irritable, muscle tension >

In brief: Panic attacks sxs:

Anxiety; rapid, pounding heart; chest tightness/pain; shortness of breath w hyperventilation; hot /cold flashes; butterflies in stomach, nausea or vomiting; tingling of mouth or extremities; ^ sweating; feeling faint or lightheaded; headache or shaking, difficulty swallowing or tight throat; they usually peak w/i 10 mins.
Anxiety symptoms can include feeling nervous or irritable, muscle tension >
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Thank
1 comment
Dr. Heidi Fowler
(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.
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Board Certified, Neurology
49 years in practice
56M people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors