Symptom: Nervousness

Nervousness: Nervous or overly anxious mental state
Introduction: Nervousness is usually used to describe mental states similar to anxiety, but with more obvious external symptoms, such as nail biting, fidgeting, etc. However, nervousness and anxiety are similar, and the causes of anxiety need to be examined for nervousness symptoms. Nervousness needs also to be distinguished from restlessness or hyperactivity. Nervousness usually has little to do with the physical nervous system.
Detailed cause information for symptom: Nervousness:
  • Possible causes of symptom: Nervousness (7 conditions)
  • Medical conditions causing symptom: Nervousness (9 conditions)

    Medical articles on symptoms: These general medical articles may be of interest:

    Nervousness type of: Anxiety (53)
    Symptoms: symptom center, symptom groups, symptom descriptions

    Possible causes of symptom: Nervousness: The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Nervousness as a symptom. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

    Conditions listing symptoms: Nervousness: The following list of conditions have 'Nervousness' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.


  • Autoimmune thyroid diseases ... nervousness


  • Barbiturate abuse ... nervousness
  • Benzodiazepine abuse ... nervousness


  • Cocaine ... nervousness


  • Graves Disease ... nervousness


  • Hyperthyroidism ... nervousness


  • Pheochromocytoma ... nervousness


  • Thyroid disorders ... nervousness


  • Whiplash ... nervousness

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