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What are the symptoms of anxiety?

Susan Vachon

Medically reviewed by Susan Vachon, PA-C on January 10, 2022

The most common symptoms of anxiety are feeling nervous or on edge, muscle tension, restlessness or feeling wound up, fatigue and difficulty concentrating. In children, symptoms may include wetting accidents (enuresis), frequent nightmares, trouble sleeping, refusing to go to school because of fear, or clinging behavior toward a parent because of separation anxiety.

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