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What are possible physical symptoms of anxiety disorder and depression.
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Dr. Subrata Naskar
3 years ago
Hi PATIENT me clear that for you. Depression is usually associated with a lot of physical symptoms like increased fatigue, decreased amount of sleep or interrupted sleep, loss of appetite usually cause more than 5% body weight loss, loss of libido. But its effect is mainly psychological whivh causes persist low mood, inability to enjoy pleasurable activities, low self esteem, bleak view of the future, guilty feeling etc. These symptoms have to be present persistently for 2 weeks to be called depression. On the other hand, anxiety has two main components, worry and fear. The common physical complaints are extreme sweating, butterfly like feeling in stomach, fidgetiness, increased frequency of urination. If associated with panic attacks, there is often palpitation, respiratory distress, dryness of throat, a sense of doom. Anxiety disorders are of various types and each have varied specific set of symptoms, but these are usually in common.
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