Common anxiety signs and symptoms include:

  • Feeling nervous, restless, or tense
  • Having a sense of impending danger, panic, or doom
  • Having an increased heart rate
  • Breathing rapidly 
  • Sweating
  • Trembling
  • Feeling weak or tired
  • Trouble concentrating or thinking about anything other than the present worry
  • Having trouble sleeping
  • Experiencing gastrointestinal (GI) problems
  • Having difficulty controlling worry
  • Having the urge to avoid things that trigger anxiety.

Physical Symptoms of Anxiety 

  • Muscle Tension
  • Digestive Problems
  • Headache and Dizziness
  • Irritability
  • Fatigue
  • Shortness of Breath

If any of these signs are continually occurring for an extended period of time, it will help to talk to someone who can provide strategies for how to reduce these symptoms. Talk to a school counselor, psychologist, or Safe2Help

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