Generalized Anxiety Disorder and Overwhelming Worry
Everyone worries from time to time, but for some individuals worry becomes so excessive and uncontrollable, and is associated with a host of physical symptoms, that a diagnosis of generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) is warranted.
These individuals may worry excessively about a variety of issues, such as day-to-day matters, their own health or the health of others, work or academic performance, relationships, and the future.
Generalized Anxiety Disorder disorder is very treatable.
Generalized anxiety disorder is mentally and physically exhausting. But no matter how overwhelming things seem now, you can break free from chronic worrying, learn to calm your anxious mind, and regain your sense of hope since GAD is highly treatable. Our staff at CrownView Medical Group uses evidence-based practices and can help you improve your symptoms very soon.
Generalized Anxiety Disorder Signs and Symptoms
Generalized Anxiety Disorder often include symptoms such as the following:
- fear of a panic attack, fear of people noticing a panic attack, fear of humiliation
- physical feelings of anxiety (e.g. heart racing, sweating, stomach discomfort)
- feeling fidgety, restless or unable to sit still
- feeling irritable, getting easily upset, snapping at people for minor reasons
- sleep problems: this can include having a hard time falling asleep, waking up frequently during the night, or having a restless and unsatisfying sleep
- difficulty paying attention or concentrating being easily fatigued
- muscle pains (often in the neck and shoulders)