Physical Symptoms Of Anxiety Attacks

Here are a number of the numerous symptoms associated with anxiety attacks. The symptoms and their intensity will differ from individual to individual because each person has a distinctive chemical make up.

Some of the physical symptoms of anxiety attacks you may experience affecting
the body are:

  • Constant Exhaustion
  • Surplus of energy, you feel you can’t unwind
  • Burning feelings all through the body
  • Feel like you are going to pass out or faint
  • Feeling chilly or frozen
  • Hyperactivity, surplus energy
  • Excessive or diminished sex drive
  • Lack of sensation or tingling in hands, feet, face, head, or other places
    on the body
  • Unrelenting muscle tension, stiffness
  • Muscle twitching
  • Neck, back, shoulder ache, tension/stiffness
  • No energy, feeling sluggish, weary
  • Sore or taut scalp or back of the neck
  • Surprise easily
  • Sweating, unmanageable copious sweating
  • The ground feels like it is moving either downward or up for no explanation
  • Trembling or shaking
  • Warm spells
  • Necessity to urinate, recurrent urination, unexpected urge to go to the
    washroom
  • Weak legs, arms, or muscles

Some of the physical symptoms of anxiety attacks affecting the head are:

  • Faintness or dizziness
  • Recurrent headaches, migraine headaches
  • Feeling like there is a taut band around your head, stress, tension
  • Head, neck or shoulder pain, tension/stiffness
  • Overexcitement
  • Shooting pains in the face
  • Shooting pains in the scalp or head
  • Sore jaw that feels like a tooth ache

Some of the physical symptoms of anxiety attacks affecting the hearing are:

  • Recurrent or irregular reduced hearing or deafness in one or both ears
  • Low rumbling sounds
  • Buzzing in the ears, noises in the ears, noises in the head

Some of the physical symptoms of anxiety attacks affecting the mind are:

  • Desensitization, depersonalization
  • Fear of going wild
  • Fear of losing control
  • Fear of impending doom
  • Feelings of unreality
  • Frequent feeling of being overwhelmed, or that there is just too much to
    handle or do
  • Having difficulty concentrating
  • Obsession about sensations or getting better
  • Repetitive thinking or incessant ‘mind chatter’
  • Underlying anxiety, apprehension, or fear
  • You often feel you are carrying the world on your shoulders

Other symptoms of anxiety attacks are described as:
Worry all the time, tingles, gagging, tension in the chest, tongue twitches,
wobbly, heart beat problems, head tingles, itchy tingling in arms and legs,
and numerous other symptoms.

In addition to these symptoms, you may also find yourself worrying compulsively
about having a serious illness, having a heart attack, going insane, being embarrassed,
harming someone, being alone and so many more.

These are a few of the more widespread symptoms, but this list is unquestionably
not comprehensive.

It is usual for people to experience one or more of these symptoms. While some
may experience them all others may experience only a few anxiety symptoms.