Anxiety Symptoms: physical and emotional symptoms | Sengkang General Hospital
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Anxiety - Symptoms

Anxiety can present in both physical and emotional symptoms. People may not be aware that physical symptoms are linked to anxiety.

1. Emotional symptoms of anxiety include:
  • excessive (and irrational) worrying, even when there are no signs of trouble
  • unable to relax
  • hard time concentrating, “mind going blank”
  • feeling tense or jumpy
  • irritable or restlessness
  • problems sleeping 

2. Physical symptoms may include:

  • headaches
  • fatigue 
  • trembling
  • racing heart
  • sweating
  • numbness/tingling sensation
  • muscle tension
  • lightheadedness
  • shortness of breath
  • gastrointestinal discomfort (eg: diarrhea, nausea, heartburn)

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