generalized anxiety disorder. In this anxiety disorder, anxiety is so chronic, persistent, and pervasive that it seems free-floating. The individual is jittery and strained, distractible, and worried that something bad is about to happen. A pounding heart, fast pulse and breathing, sweating, flushing, muscle aches, a lump in the throat, and an upset gastrointestinal tract are some of the bodily indications of this extreme anxiety.
Generalized anxiety disorder. An anxiety disorder involving chronic and unnecessary worry about events in life like school, work, appearance, money, or the future. It is hard to stop this worry and often a teen with GAD has uncomfortable physical symptoms such as headaches, nausea, and â€œbutterflies in the stomach.