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a long (but probably not complete list) of anxiety symptoms

I see so many posts about the scary symptoms we all encounter from anxiety. I got this great book, The Stress Management Handbook- Strategies for Health and Inner Peace, and it has an extennsive list of symptoms related to anxiety. I hope the next time someone is getting anxious over a symptom they can check out this list and realize just how much havoc anxiety can wreak on our bodies.

Accident prone
Avoidance
Change in social habits
Changes in eating, drinking, smoking
Chronic lateness
Fidgeting
Foot or finger tapping
Hyperventilation
Immobility
Impulsive behavior
Loss of interest in physical appearance
Nightmares
Procrastination
Restlessness
Sexual difficulties/ disinterest
Shallow breathing
Sighing
Sleep problems
Confusion
Dissociation
Distorted thinking
Easily distracted
Fearful thoughts
In a daze, haze, fog
Indecision
Loss of concentration
Loss of creative thinking
Loss of memory
Loss of objectivity/perspective
Negative thinking
Preoccupation
Racing thoughts
Agitation
Alarm
Anger
Anxiousness
Depression
Fear/fright
Frustration
Guilt
Helplessness/hopelessness
Impatience
Irritability
Jittery
Loss of control
Moodiness
Nervousness
Panic
Self-consciusness
Shakiness
Tension
Uneasiness
Worry
Chest pain
Cold hands/feet
Dizziness
Fainting
Heart palpitations
High blood pressure
Migraines
Racing heartbeat
Sweaty palms/increased perspiration
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1448936 tn?1363209946
Joint pain
Bloating/water retention
Changes in skin color/pallor
Excessive thirst
Fatigue
Mestrual problems
Skin rashes/acne
Unusual changes in body temp
Abdominal pain
Acid stomach belching change in appetite
Constipation
Diarrhea
Gas
Gas pains/cramping
Heartburn
Intestinal pain
Nausea
Urination problems
Vomiting
Frequent colds/flue
Back pain
Clumsy movements
Facial pain
Grinding/clenching teeth
Increased startle reaction
Jaw pain/ache
Muscle twitching/spasm
Muscle aches
Muscle weakness
Nervous tics
Pacing
Shaky/strained voice
Strained face
Tension headaches
Tight muscles
Trembling/shaking
Wobbly legs
Choking sensation
Lump in throat
Pressure in chest
Rapid breathing
Shallow breathing
Shortness of breath
Flushed face
Generalized sweating
Hives
Hot and cold spells
Itching
Pale face
1390847 tn?1344661068
Thank you for this list...there are so many thing on here that I experience that I never even contributed to anxiety but it makes perfect sense.  
1448936 tn?1363209946
Thats why I posted it. When I read that section of the book it was like a little light bulb went off in my head like oooo thats anxiety making me feel like that. I hope it can help others as well.
1688437 tn?1307985969
It definately helped me thank you soooooooo much!!!
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