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Anxiety can create issues for your health, wellbeing, relationships, and career. It can limit your choices and your lifestyle. It’s important to seek help if you experience symptoms of anxiety so that it doesn’t develop into a chronic anxiety disorder.



Ultimate Anxiety Symptoms Checklist


Anxiety is a natural emotion that triggers the flight or fight response in a situation. When anxiety is out of control it will start to limit your lifestyle. The effects of anxiety will impact your mental and physical health and wellbeing.


Take the time to read the Anxiety Symptoms Checklist below and gain a better picture of how many symptoms you may be experiencing:


Anxiety Symptoms Checklist of the Body


  • Loss of color in the face or skin
  • Blushing and turning red
  • Parts of your body feel sore and achy
  • Feels like your body and muscles are bruised
  • Skin sensitivity
  • Body temperature increases or decrease
  • Clumsiness
  • Co-ordination problems with the limbs or body
  • Feel like you’re going to pass out or faint
  • Flushed face or flushed skin
  • Frequent urination
  • Racing heart
  • Panic attacks
  • Hyperactivity
  • Nervous energy
  • Increased or decreased sex drive
  • Tremor or shakes
  • Nausea vomiting
  • Neck, back, shoulder pain, tightness or stiffness
  • Night sweats
  • Feeling lethargic and tired
  • Numbness and tingling
  • Heart feels like its beating too hard
  • Sexual dysfunction or uninterested in sex
  • Shooting pains and stabbing pains
  • Feeling pressures in the neck, head or face
  • Being startled easily
  • Sweating uncontrollably
  • The floor feels like it is moving either down or up for no reason
  • Feeling dizzy or lightheaded
  • Feeling weak, low energy as if you may faint
  • Weight loss or weight gain
  • Chest pain or discomfort
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Feeling smothered
  • Shortness of breath
  • Heart palpitations
  • Distorted, foggy, or blurred vision
  • Dry, watery, or itchy eyes
  • Eye tricks, seeing things out of the corner of your eye that aren’t there
  • Brain fog
  • Frequent headaches or migraine headaches
  • Clenching of the jaw or grinding of the teeth
  • Frequent or intermittent reduced hearing or deafness in one or both ears
  • Ringing in the ears
  • Difficulty falling or staying asleep
  • Frequent bad, bizarre or weird dreams
  • Hearing sounds in your head that jolt you awake
  • Insomnia
  • Waking up in a panic attack
  • You feel worse in the mornings
  • Constant craving for sugar
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Difficulty talking, pronouncing certain letters or sounds,
  • Mouth feels like it isn’t moving right
  • Slurred speech
  • Dry mouth
  • Feeling like you can’t swallow properly
  • IBS
  • Lack of appetite
  • Gas, belching and bloating
  • Teeth grinding
  • Vomiting


Anxiety Symptoms Checklist of the Mind and Thought Patterns


  • Afraid of everything
  • Altered state of reality
  • Difficulty concentrating
  • Short term memory loss
  • Difficulty thinking, speaking, forming thoughts or following conversations
  • Disorientation
  • Frequent feeling of being overwhelmed
  • Nightmares and bad dreams
  • Repetitive thinking
  • Incessant mind chatter
  • Short-term learning impairment
  • Struggle learning new information
  • Short-term memory impairment, can’t remember what you did a few hours, day or moments ago
  • Spaced out feeling
  • Stuck thoughts, mental images, concepts, songs or melodies that stick in your mind and replay over and over again
  • You feel the burden of carrying the world on your shoulders
  • Sounding like a hypochondriac
  • Worrying all the time
  • A heightened fear of what people think of you
  • Afraid of being trapped in a place with no exits
  • Constant feelings of being overwhelmed
  • Fear of being in public
  • Fear of losing control
  • Fear of impending doom
  • Fear of making mistakes
  • Fear of making a fool of yourself in front of others
  • Fear you are losing your mind
  • Fears about irrational things, objects, circumstances or situations
  • Unusual feelings and emotions
  • Unusual frightening thoughts or feelings
  • Heightened self-awareness or self-consciousness
  • Need to sit near exits
  • Having a heart attack
  • Having a serious undetected illness
  • Dying prematurely
  • Uncontrollably harming yourself or someone you love
  • Losing control of your thoughts and actions
  • Being embarrassed of making a fool out of yourself
  • Losing control of reality
  • Being alone


Moods and Emotional Anxiety Symptoms Checklist


  • Always feeling angry
  • Lack of patience
  • Depersonalization
  • Depression
  • Dramatic mood swings
  • Emotionally flat or numb
  • Frequently being on edge
  • Feel like crying for no apparent reason
  • Having no feelings about things you used to enjoy
  • Not feeling like yourself
  • Detached from others
  • Feeling under pressure all the time


This is a big list of anxiety symptoms. If you experience symptoms of anxiety seek help to gain control with anxiety treatment.


If anxiety is left untreated it can lead to more complicated anxiety disorders.


If you need some help book an appointment online and learn to manage the symptoms of anxiety.



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Mirella DeBoni

Relationship Counselling Specialist, Clinical Hypnotherapist, #1 International Best Selling Author

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