Generalized Anxiety Disorder Symptoms

(Also Known As: Panic Attack Symptoms, Chronic Anxiety Symptoms, Anxiety Disorder Symptoms, Severe Anxiety Disorder Anxiety Symptoms)

(Reviewed by: Paul Peterson, Licensed Therapist)

What are the Symptoms of Generalized Anxiety Disorder?

Generalized Anxiety Disorder can be distressing to a person suffering from its symptoms. Those affected can suffer from both the physical and psychological symptoms that can affect the quality of a person’s daily social and personal life. The following are common signs and symptoms of Generalized Anxiety Disorder:

  • Muscle tension and soreness
  • Muscle aches and pains
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Trouble falling asleep
  • Difficulty in staying asleep
  • Jumpiness
  • Uneasiness
  • Restlessness
  • Easily tire
  • Irritability
  • Feeling of dread
  • Inability to relax
  • Fear of losing control
  • Fear of rejection
  • Difficulty in concentrating
  • Inability to control anxious thoughts
  • Feeling on the edge
  • Feeling a lump in the throat
  • Fatigued
  • Easily distracted
  • Impatience
  • Excessive sweating
  • Headache
  • Difficulty in controlling worries
  • Easily startled
  • They often know they worry more than they should
  • Worrying about everyday things occurs for more than 6 months
  • Trembling and twitching
  • Feel out of breath
  • Hot flashes
  • Suffer from insomnia
  • Worry excessively about money, health, family and work even there is no signs of trouble
  • They always expect the worse

Some individuals with Generalized Anxiety Disorder often find their worries to wane but their anxiousness remains. Mostly people with chronic anxiety are deprived of being at rest or relaxed. They are always tense for no reason, resulting in exhaustion and extreme distressed condition.

Could You Have Generalized Anxiety Disorder?

Generalized Anxiety Disorder Topics

Related Conditions

Panic Disorder – Panic Attack, Anxiety, Anticipatory Attacks
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder – Nightmares, Insomnia, Sexual Abuse, Irritation, Social Impairment, Problems with Memory and Concentration, Intrusive Memories, Hyper-Vigilance
Social Anxiety Disorder – Social Anxiety, Impaired Functional Ability, Chronic Fear of Being Humiliated in Public, Panic Attack