Post Edited (Olivie) : 7/28/2007 3:02:33 PM (GMT-6)
Hello and Welcome to Healing Well.
Here is a list of the symptoms so you can compare them Symptoms of ADD
Often fidgeting with hands or feet, or squirming while seated.
Having difficulty remaining seated.
Having difficulty awaiting turn in games or group activities.
Often blurting out answers before questions are completed.
Having difficulty in following instructions.
Having difficulty sustaining attention in tasks or play activities.
Often shifting from one uncompleted task to another.
Having difficulty playing quietly.
Often talking excessively.
Often interrupting or intruding on others.
Often not listening to what is being said.
Often forgetting things necessary for tasks or activities.
Often engaging in physically dangerous activities without considering possible consequences.
Being easily distracted by extraneous stimuli.
Symptoms of Anxiety Disorder
palpitations, pounding heart, or accelerated heart rate
trembling or shaking
sensations of shortness of breath or smothering
feeling of choking
chest pain or discomfort
nausea or abdominal distress
feeling dizzy, unsteady, lightheaded, or faint
derealization (feelings of unreality) or depersonalization (being detached from oneself)
fear of losing control or going crazy
fear of dying
paresthesias (numbness or tingling sensations)
chills or hot flushes
persistent concern about having additional attacks
worry about the implications of the attack or its consequences (e.g., losing control, having a heart attack, "going crazy")
a significant change in behavior related to the attacks
Neither list is all inclusive and your physician is the best person to help you figure out what is happening with you.
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