Anxiety

Anxiety disorders are a group of related conditions, each having unique symptoms. However, all anxiety disorders have one thing in common: persistent, excessive fear or worry in situations that are not threatening. People typically experience one or more of the following symptoms: 

Emotional symptoms

  • Feelings of apprehension or dread 

  • Feeling tense or jumpy 

  • Restlessness or irritability 

  • Anticipating the worst and being watchful for signs of danger 

 

Physical symptoms

  • Pounding or racing heart and shortness of breath 

  • Sweating, tremors and twitches 

  • Headaches, fatigue and insomnia 

  • Upset stomach, frequent urination or diarrhea