Symptoms & Causes of Teen Anxiety

Normal or a Problem?

Feeling anxious every once in a while, (like before a big exam) is very normal and part of being human.  But, if you have these symptoms all the time and it's effecting your life, then it could be a sign of a bigger problem with anxiety.

Common symptoms of anxiety include:

  • - Feeling nervous
  • - Feeling helpless, sense of panic or doom
  • - Increased heart rate
  • - Hyperventilation (hard time breathing / catching your breath)
  • - Sweating
  • - Trembling

Again, occasionally having these is completely normal.  But if you are having them every day and it's impacting your life, you need to learn how to get your anxiety under control.  Click here to learn some tips that can help you.