Anxiety Symptoms To Watch Out For!
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Anxiety disorders are a group of related conditions, and because of this reason, most sufferers will have different symptoms. Almost all anxiety disorder sufferers share the same common major symptoms which are severe fears and worries. These are oftentimes unwarranted.
Other than the primary symptoms of irrational and excessive fear and worry, common emotional symptoms of anxiety disorders include:
- Feeling tense and edgy
- Anticipating the worst
- Feelings of apprehension or dread
- Mind goes blank and become listless
- Out of focus
As a product of the body’s response to fight or flight, anxiety sufferers will manifest their emotional state into physical symptoms.
These bodily symptoms include:
- Pounding heart (palpitations)
- Tremors and twitches
- Muscle tension
- Stomach upset or dizziness
- Frequent urination or diarrhoea
- Shortness of breath
Sometimes, anxiety patients suffer intense episodes of extreme fear or panic. These are called panic or anxiety attacks and occur quite suddenly and without any warning signs. Usually anxiety attacks are triggered by certain situations, such as being kidnapped or in life threatening situations.
In that short episode, most sufferers experience uncontrollable terror and feels as if they are going to die or pass out. Sometimes it is so intense that they actually think that they are suffering a heart attack. Some symptoms for an anxiety or panic attack are:
- Feeling like passing out
- Feeling detached or unreal
- Nausea or stomach cramps
- Surge of overwhelming panic
- Feeling of losing control or going crazy
- Heart palpitations or chest pain
- Trouble breathing or choking sensation
- Hot flashes or chills
- Trembling or shaking