Occasional stress is a normal part of life. You might feel anxious when confronted with a problem at the job, before taking a test, or making an important decision. But nervousness disorders require more than momentary worry or fear. For a person with an panic, the anxiety will not go away and can worsen as time passes. The emotions can interfere with daily activities such as job performance, school work, and relationships. There are several different types of anxiousness disorders. Examples include generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder, and social panic.
Signs and Symptoms
People with generalized anxiety disorder display excessive anxiety or be concerned for weeks and face several anxiety-related symptoms.
Generalized panic symptoms include:
- Restlessness or feeling wound-up or on edge
- Being easily fatigued
- Difficulty concentrating or having their imagination go blank
- Muscle tension
- Difficulty handling the worry
- Sleep issues (difficulty dropping or remaining asleep or restless, unsatisfying rest)