Signs and symptoms of BPD

Some of the following symptoms could be present in patients or clients you see. Here is what to look for:


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  • Headache
  • Light headedness
  • Poor concentration
  • Feelings of unreality
  • Panic attacks
  • Feeling anxious or uptight

  • Chest pain/tightness
  • Palpitations
  • Tired all the time

  • Shortness of breath which is out of proportion to level of exertion or severity of respiratory illness
  • Air hunger (inability to take a deep or satisfying enough breath in

  • Excess wind
  • Bloated feeling in stomach

  • Pins and needles in hands, arms, toes or around mouth
  • Tremors, cramps, muscle weakness
  • Muscular aches and tension in neck, shoulders, jaw