Anxiety

On this page you can find conditions that could be the cause of these symptoms although it is not a complete list of possible conditions.

Please note that if you have these symptoms, they may be unrelated to any of these conditions listed. If you are concerned about your symptoms then you should see a doctor.

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Conditions

Anxiety

Anxiety is a feeling of unease, such as worry or fear, that can be mild or severe.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Anxiety
  • Unusually tired
  • Feeling irritable
  • Feeling sick or nausea
  • Feeling heart beat

More information on Anxiety is available here.

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Claustrophobia

Claustrophobia is the irrational fear of confined spaces.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Feeling heart beat
  • Anxiety
  • Tremor
  • Sweating
  • Feeling sick or nausea

More information on Claustrophobia is available here.

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Fear of open spaces

Agoraphobia is a fear of being in situations where escape might be difficult or that help wouldn't be available if things go wrong.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Sweating
  • Fear of open spaces
  • Fear of leaving home
  • Avoiding people or social contact
  • Anxiety

More information on Fear of open spaces is available here.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

PTSD

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is an [anxiety](yourmd:/condition/anxiety/introduction) disorder caused by very stressful, frightening or distressing events.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Anxiety
  • Flashbacks
  • Difficulty sleeping
  • Feelings of guilt
  • Feeling irritable

More information on PTSD is available here.

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Panic disorder

Panic disorder is where you have recurring and regular panic attacks, often for no obvious reason.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Anxiety
  • Fast or shallow breathing
  • Difficult or painful swallowing
  • Choking feeling
  • Lightheaded or feeling dizzy

More information on Panic disorder is available here.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.