- Short-term memory and concentration problems
and concentration problems: You have difficulty concentrating
or it feels like your short-term memory isn’t as good
as it used to be. You may also notice that normal tasks seem
hard to focus on, you are more forgetful, you forget things
that you normally wouldn’t, or you have difficulty forming
thoughts or carrying on conversations.
You may also start something and uncharacteristically forget
what you were doing soon after. You may also have difficulty
remembering where you placed things, who you just called, what
you just talked about, or what you were looking for or thinking
about. You uncharacteristically may have difficulty remembering
what you just ate, phone numbers, names, or things you recently
did. Things that you would normally not forget, you now do.
NOTE: There are direct physiological and
psychological reasons why anxiety symptoms occur. The members
area contains detailed information about common anxiety symptoms
including what they are, why they occur, and what you can do
to eliminate them. It includes the anxiety symptoms short-term
memory and concentration problems.