Anxiety Physical Symptoms

What are some of the physical symptoms of anxiety? Here is a list. Obviously the more you have and the more often you have them will affect the level of anxiety you have.

  1. skipping or racing or pounding of the heart
  2. pain, pressure or tightness in the chest
  3. tingling or numbness in the toes or fingers
  4. butterflies or discomfort in the stomach
  5. constipation or diarrhea
  6. restlessness or jumpiness
  7. tight, tense muscles
  8. sweating not brought on by heat
  9. a lump in the throat
  10. trembling or shaking
  11. rubbery or jelly legs
  12. feeling dizzy, lightheaded or off balance
  13. choking or smothering sensations or difficulty breathing
  14. headaches or pains in the neck or back
  15. hot flashes or cold chills
  16. feeling tired, weak, or easily distracted

If you have concerns or questions about anxiety or any of the symptoms listed here, please don’t hesitate to contact me. We can discuss it over the phone or in my office.