Anxiety is accompanied by many physical symptoms:
- Difficulty sleeping
The signs of a panic attack can also occur, in which a person feels intense physical sensations such as breathlessness, rapid heart rate and dizziness and might worry they are about to have a heart attack, faint or lose control.
There are a lot of different types of anxiety. Six of the most common are listed below.
- Generalised anxiety disorder (GAD)
- Panic disorder
- Social phobia
- Obsessive compulsivedisorder (OCD)
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Specific phobias