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Anxiety in Adults

Family Centre > Anxiety in Adults

WHAT IS ANXIETY?

Anxiety is an emotional state characterized by worrying or being fearful or nervous.

SYMPTOMS/SIGNS

Some common signs or symptoms of anxiety include:

  • Excessive and uncontrollable worrying about daily activities and/or events
  • Nausea or an upset stomach
  • Sweaty or shaking hands
  • Rapid heartbeat or breathing
  • Difficulty concentrating
  • Difficulty sleeping
  • Muscle tension or restlessness
  • Being irritable or “on-edge”