Anxiety is the body’s natural response to stress. It’s a feeling of uncertanty about what’s to come, if your feelings of anxiety are extreme or last longer than six months and are starting to interfere with your life, you could possibly have an anxiety disorder.

 

In the case of an anxiety disorder, the feeling of fear may be with you all the time.

 

There are various types of anxiety that may cause you to stop doing things you enjoy. In extreme cases, it may prevent you from entering an elevator, crossing the street, or even leaving your home. If left untreated, the anxiety will keep getting worse.

 

Anxiety disorders are the most common form of emotional disorder and can affect anyone at any age.

 

Anxiety is a key part of several different disorders. These include:

 

Many symptoms of anxiety can change over time and anxiety feels different depending on the person experiencing it, This is why its important not to diagnose yourself and seek medical help if your feeling any of the follwing;

  • increased heart rate

  • restlessness

  • trouble concentrating

  • difficulty falling asleep

  • feeling faint or dizzy

  • shortness of breath

  • dry mouth

  • sweating

  • chills or hot flashes

  • distress

  • fear

  • numbness or tingling

This website is not a medical service, it is designed to provide general support & info on issues relevant to mental health.