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Common symptoms of anxiety can vary among individuals but may include:
1. Excessive worry or fear: Feeling consistently on edge, worried, or fearful about various aspects of life, including everyday situations or specific triggers.
2. Restlessness or feeling keyed up: Having a constant sense of restlessness, feeling on edge, or being easily startled.
3. Difficulty concentrating: Finding it challenging to focus or concentrate on tasks due to racing or intrusive thoughts.
4. Irritability: Feeling easily irritated, agitated, or having a short temper.
5. Muscle tension: Experiencing muscle tension, stiffness, or bodily discomfort, often in the neck, shoulders, or back.
6. Sleep disturbances: Having trouble falling asleep, staying asleep, having restless sleep, or experiencing vivid dreams or nightmares.
7. Fatigue or low energy: Feeling tired, mentally and physically drained, despite getting adequate rest.
8. Rapid heartbeat or palpitations: Experiencing an increased heart rate, heart palpitations, or a pounding sensation in the chest.
9. Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing: Feeling a sense of breathlessness, tightness in the chest, or difficulty taking deep breaths.
10. Gastrointestinal discomfort: Experiencing symptoms such as stomachaches, nausea, diarrhea, or other digestive issues.
11. Excessive sweating: Sweating more than usual, even in non-strenuous situations or in cooler environments.
12. Dizziness or lightheadedness: Feeling lightheaded, dizzy, or experiencing vertigo.
It’s important to note that these symptoms can vary in severity and may not always be present. If anxiety symptoms persist and significantly interfere with daily functioning, it is recommended to seek professional help in order to receive an accurate diagnosis and appropriate treatment.