Many individuals with GAD startle more easily than other people. They tend to feel tired, have trouble concentrating, and may suffer from depression. GAD may involve nausea, frequent trips to the bathroom, or feeling like there is a lump in the throat.
My anxious heart - Katie Crawford they keep telling me to breathe. i can feel my chest moving up and down. up and down. up and down. but why does it feel like i'm suffocating? i hold my hand under my nose, making sure there is air. i still can't breathe.