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Feeling irritable and Difficulty sleeping

This page contains some of the conditions that could be the cause of these symptoms, although it is not a complete list of possible conditions.

Conditions

Anxiety disorder of childhood

It’s normal for children to feel worried or anxious from time to time, such as when they’re starting school or nursery, or moving to a new area.

Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Feeling irritable
  • Difficulty sleeping
  • Abdominal pain
  • Loss of appetite
  • Excessive crying

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Anxiety disorder of childhood.

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

Depression

Depression is more than simply feeling unhappy or fed up for a few days.

Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Low mood
  • Increased appetite
  • Unusually tired
  • Lower sex drive
  • Feelings of guilt

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Depression.

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

Our Health A-Z contains more information on PTSD.

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

Important: 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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