Signs & Symptoms of Anxiety & Stress

Signs & Symptoms of Anxiety & Stress

Are You Experiencing Anxiety Or Stress?

In our fast paced world the chances of experiencing stress and anxiety are fairly high! Most of us are in role-overload and taking on more than we should. This creates the feeling of overwhelm.


When you feel overwhelmed you can easily feel stressed or anxious too.  Everyone feels emotions but we don’t feel emotions in the same way. A situation that freaks me out may not rattle you in the slightest or vice versa.


Experiencing feelings is fine even if they are not good feelings. It’s getting stuck in your feelings that creates a bigger problem.


Let’s Take A Look At The Signs And Symptoms Of Anxiety and Stress:




Anxiety is something most people will experience at least once in their life. When you experience anxiety you may experience these symptoms:


  • Pounding heart
  • Sweating
  • Stomach upset
  • Dizziness
  • Shortness of breath
  • Tremors/ twitches
  • Muscle tension
  • Headaches
  • Fatigue


Feelings Associated With Anxiety Include:


  • Fearful
  • Nervous
  • Frightened
  • Uncomfortable
  • Worried
  • Edgy
  • Jumpy
  • Uneasy
  • Panicky
  • Scared


So, How Is Anxiety Different To Stress?




Stress had a direct impact on your personal life, relationships, work, health, finances and certainly your state of mind. I can’t imagine any human being not experiencing stress at some point in their life.


Some people love stress because it makes them take action. Other’s don’t like it and find it difficult to cope with because it makes them feel stuck or overwhelmed.


Symptoms Of Stress May Include:


  • Changes in sleeping habits
  • Muscle tension
  • Muscle aches
  • Headache
  • Gastrointestinal problems
  • Fatigue
  • Mood swings


Feelings Associated With Stress Include:


  • Anger
  • Worry
  • Loneliness
  • Depression
  • Overwhelming
  • Strenuous
  • Exhausting
  • Draining


Now you can see the signs and symptoms of anxiety and stress. Your next step is to decide how anxiety and stress are impacting your life. Both of these feelings are normal and everyone experiences it from time to time. Just make sure you’re not getting stuck in the feeling of it.


Feeling stuck can make you feel helpless and no one likes to feel helpless. If you need some help or you want to know how you can get rid of anxiety and stress or change the way you are dealing with it click here to make an appointment.