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The first symptom of anxiety is frequently a physical symptom. What was your first symptom ?

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    • KaylaK

      616d

      I honestly don't remember 👐

    • KaylaK

      616d

      I honestly don't remember 👐

    • lai

      617d

      stomach ache

    • Biffy

      637d

      Headache/migraine and hyperventilating

    • _Robbie_

      640d

      I get this burning "rush" feeling from my chest to the rest of my body, then I start breathing faster

    • deviousCthulhu

      938d

      The poops! Every school dance, big test, first date, I was in the bathroom for ages, having to do as much getting ready as I could from the toilet.

    • Lolli

      938d

      Dizzy lightheaded hot

    • smelen1026

      938d

      Chest pain/ discomfort

    • painfullytired81

      939d

      Chest pressure

    • Sillybillie

      939d

      Adrenaline rush, and stomach pain

    • izaroo12

      940d

      nausea and excessive sweating & speeding heartbeat since elementary

    • Endoem

      948d

      Stomach aches, shaking, sweating, difficulty breathing

    • Hello

      948d

      stomach aches

    • bornalive121

      948d

      Chest pain, anxiety shivvers

    • kirielle

      975d

      Anger and stomachaches

    • fridakhalifa

      976d

      I guess mine wasn’t actually a physical symptom but rumination which portrayed as restlessness and malaise once those feelings got really bad

    • NonbinarySlytherin

      976d

      It is either anxiety, Hypermobility Spectrum Disorder, and or undiagnosed Autism but my back and shoulder muscles are always tight. I don't know how to relax my back muscles. My back joints are hypermobile which also doesn't help

    • ShesStraightMetal

      976d

      Mine manifested as stomach issues. In fact, my doctor almost diagnosed me with a stomach related illness rather than anxiety.

    • werekitty96

      979d

      Not being able to breathe. Just a lot of pressure on my whole body and uncontrollable shaking.

    • SaruMae

      979d

      Chest pain, nausea, and diarrhea.

    • Calico1

      979d

      Terrible nausea that eventually led to panic attacks in elementary school most days. I never quite got over it

    • SadShelly

      980d

      Everytime I get anxiety I play with my hair and get it tangled.😥

    • SadShelly

      980d

      I can't go outside because I'm afraid of how people will see me.

    • Reptiemom420

      980d

      I would start crying. Sometimes now I get angry

    • Sunflower26

      980d

      I would throw up.

    • Akii

      980d

      Oddly enough, twitchyness. I was super jumpy and nervous and people were like "just stop that pls" . Wow. I'm cured. Thanks for giving me that information 🙄

    • elliwishous

      981d

      My first symptoms went hand in hand at first, I was nauseous 24/7 and really jittery. I noticed it when I was like 10 and I spoke to every professional I thought could help and they all told me i was just eating the wrong things. 🤦

    • Tinkie

      982d

      Hot flashes that would start and my head a d flush down through my body

    • Splaytiara8

      982d

      Nail biting I’ve been doing it since i was 5 and have tried countless times to stop but i just can’t

    • mochimom

      984d

      i've had stomach pains when anxious since i was a child

    • imahotmess78

      984d

      Stomach pain/sick, & horrible hearaches

    • klmc0720

      984d

      My hands shake more than they normally do

    • Aisy

      984d

      I feel very naseous and I sometimes throw up. I also have super bad tremors that make it look like I'm having a seizure and my heart speeds up super bad.

    • akira

      985d

      felt sick like I was about to throw up, got sweaty and hot, my heart was going crazy, my eyes felt like they were vibrating, I felt like I couldn't talk or move aswell

    • Sugarmama64

      985d

      I felt like I couldn’t breathe, sweating and couldn’t be still

    • Chronically_Illin

      986d

      A rush of adrenaline and that weird feeling in my stomach and chest. Then heart palpitations and trembling.

    • maple

      986d

      Stomach issues for me.

    • Lyn

      987d

      I had this overwhelming feeling that I was dying and I had a faster heart rate.

    • Littlebit

      987d

      Mine was numb feeling I couldn’t move .to many people around .Severe shaking

    • Lora

      988d

      I felt nausea and a lot of stomach aches 🤢 like I am constantly on a roller coaster.

    • meerkat

      988d

      Mine was when have this numb feeling come out of no where.

    • Mandy

      989d

      Not sleeping well and a feeling of dread, especially at night.

    • GIGATT

      989d

      Strong heart beats followed by a tingling in my temple that soon turned into a massive migraine

    • pluto

      990d

      Tbh most of my life something felt off with how anxious I was, that and frequent panic attacks

    • Nik10

      990d

      When I first experienced an anxiety attack, I suffered from increased heart rate and sweat. It felt as if I’m doing an intense exercise.

    • that_idi0t

      990d

      Bad panic/anxiety attacks that take a while to calm down

    • Birdie

      991d

      Heart racing, feeling fear or an overwhelming since of hopelessness

    • Anastasia

      992d

      Very bad stomach aches and weight loosing 😔

    • EmmaB

      994d

      Difficulty falling asleep I guess was my first symptom

    • Froggie

      994d

      I think it was nausea. I've had anxiety all my life and I just remember being in elementary school before a presentation or performance being SO nauseated and so nervous

    • Ellen

      994d

      My first physical symptom was heaviness on my chest - it felt like I had rocks holding my chest down, making it hard to breath

    • Quinee

      994d

      To be honest, the first time I experienced an anxiety attack, I felt like I was having a heart attack ... I even went to the emergency room. I felt strong heartbeats and a kind of heavy feeling of distress in my chest...

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