What Is Anxiety Disorder

Anxiety Disorder

Anxiety is used to describe feelings of worry, fear and unease. Typically, it incorporates both the emotional and physical sensations we experience when worried or nervous. Anxiety is related to the 'fight or flight' response and, while unpleasant, this is a normal reaction when our body perceives a threat.Anxiety symptoms. While feeling anxious is a natural response, suffering from anxiety long-term can be very intense. However Anxiety can affect individuals in a different way.

Some Common symptoms are:

  • Rapid and/or irregular - heartbeat
  • Fast breathing
  • Sweating
  • Nausea
  • Trouble sleeping
  • Feeling irritable
  • Lack of concentration
  • Dizziness

Anxiety disorders can severely impair a person's ability to function at work, school, and in social situations and can interfere with a person's relationships. Seek help through our expert Hopearay Councellor!


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