How Is Somatic Anxiety Different from Cognitive Anxiety?

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I have a diagnosis of generalized anxiety disorder. When I am stressed, I wake up in the middle of the night thinking I hear knocking on the door or the doorbell or people talking outside. Is this somatic anxiety or cognitive anxiety.
Hello, you should be cognitive anxiety. It is recommended to consult a psychologist as soon as possible.
Hello my is Andre

And I have been waking up in the middle of the night and I hear voices sometimes plus I forget important things that I suppose to know. I need to know do I have anxiety
Your have hallucinations. Forgetfulness may be an early sign of dementia.  It does not support anxiety. See a psychiatrist or a neurologist for a comprehensive evaluation.
Wikipedia "Anxiety Disorder"
Yes, hello for some time now i have gotten bad anxiety from my heart racing so i cant go to sleep to any physial activity makes me hyperventalat. So do you know what this would be.
Do you now what stimulates you to be anxious? Is there anything bad happening? You can talk this to your family members and have their support. Beta-blockers can help control the rapid heart rate.
People with anxiety disorders frequently have intense and persistent worry and fear about everyday situations. They may show symptoms like feeling nervous, having a sense of impending danger, having an increased heart rate, sweating, trouble concentrating, having trouble sleeping.

If the anxiety interferes with your work and other parts of your life, you’d better see a doctor. To help diagnose an anxiety disorder, you may be given a psychological evaluation. Your doctor may compare your symptoms to the criteria in the DSM-5. Treatment is the combination of psychotherapy and medications.

Well, everyone feels anxious now and then. It’s just a normal emotion. Take it easy! Don’t put too much pressure on yourself, you can talk to your family members about your worries.
I can't talk to my family members, because they are very judgemental and critical.
I can't talk to my family members, because they are judgemental and critical of me.  Especially my oldest sister.  My parents are deceased.
Eva you can talk to your friends. Did you find out the trigger of your anxiety?
One is when you are causing the stress in your mind and the other is the situation you are in is causing it
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