What are common symptoms of anxiety disorders? 

  • Uncontrollable, obsessive thoughts
  • Repeated thoughts or flashbacks of traumatic experiences
  • Ritualistic behaviors, such as repeated hand washing
  • Cold or sweaty hands
  • An inability to be still and calm
  • Dry mouth
  • Numbness or tingling in the hands or feet
  • Nausea
  • Muscle tension
  • Feeling nervous, restless or tense
  • Having a sense of impending danger, panic or doom
  • Having an increased heart rate
  • Breathing rapidly (hyperventilation) or shortness of breath
  • Sweating
  • Trembling
  • Feeling weak or tired
  • Having trouble sleeping
  • Experiencing gastrointestinal (GI) problems
  • Having the urge to avoid things that trigger anxiety
  • Twitching
  • Headaches
  • Hot flashes 
 
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Sources
  • "Anxiety Disorders." Anxiety Disorders | Johns Hopkins Medicine Health Library. Johns Hopkins Health System, n.d. Web. 07 May 2017.
  • "Anxiety." Mayo Clinic. Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 31 Dec. 2015. Web. 07 May 2017.
  • "Anxiety | Cleveland Clinic: Health Library." Cleveland Clinic. Cleveland Clinic, n.d. Web. 07 May 2017.

 

From Our Blog: How Stress Differs Between Men & Women
Common symptoms of stress include anxiety, depression, and headaches, however symptoms vary among people as there are many factors involved. Chronic stress is sometimes referred to as a “silent killer,” as the effects can cause a handful of emotional and physical complications, which can lead to serious health concerns and even death. Studies have shown a significant difference in stress among men and women. Here are four ways that stress differs between men and women:
 
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Living with Anxiety & How to Control It
Anxiety can be nerve wrecking and may seem scary at first, but it’s important to remember that feeling anxious at certain moments in your life is perfectly normal. An estimated 40 million American adults suffer from anxiety disorders. Some people experience anxiety once in a while. For others, anxiety plays a major factor in their everyday lives and can be troublesome. Those living with anxiety, or some form of anxiety disorder, may experience the following:
 
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