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What are the symptoms of generalized anxiety disorder?

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GAD affects the way you think, but the anxiety can lead to physical symptoms, as well. These can include:

  • Excessive, ongoing worry and tension
  • An unrealistic view of problems
  • Restlessness or a feeling of being on edge
  • Irritability
  • Muscle tension
  • Headaches
  • Sweating
  • Trouble concentrating
  • Nausea
  • The need to go to the bathroom frequently
  • Fatigue
  • Trouble falling or staying asleep
  • Trembling
  • Being easily startled

From: Generalized Anxiety Disorder WebMD Medical Reference

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National Institute of Mental Health.

Reviewed by Joseph Goldberg on February 22, 2018

SOURCE:

National Institute of Mental Health.

Reviewed by Joseph Goldberg on February 22, 2018

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