Many people have anxiety, but how do you know if it is more serious? You may have social anxiety, panic attacks, or a phobia. The difference between normal anxiety and a disorder is often blurred. Here are 5 typical symptoms of an anxiety attack that may be a disorder.
1. Extreme worry. If you worry too much about everyday things, then you may have a generalized anxiety disorder (GAD). This involves anxious thoughts that are persistent most days for about 6 months or longer. In particular, if it interferes with your life and also manifests as fatigue, then you likely have GAD.