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:
Medical articles on symptoms: These general medical articles may be of interest:
- Symptoms of the Silent Killer Diseases
- Symptoms and Medical Malpractice
- Medical mistakes and their rates, causes and prevention
- Deaths and sudden death
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.
- Normal behavior
- Anxiety - see causes of anxiety (a similar symptom to nervousness)
- Thyroid disorder
- Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
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.
Medical Tools & Articles:
- Risk Factor Center
- Medical Statistics Center
- Medical Treatment Center
- Prevention Center
- Medical Tests Center