Symptoms of Anxiety disorder

Though unpleasant, it's a good (and often inevitable) part of life. But if it starts to get in the way of your daily life, you may be dealing with more than just normal worry.

In the United States, anxiety disorders constitute the largest single category of mental illness.

Anxiety disorders impact about 33.7% of the population at some point in their lives, and studies predict that number will rise as more and more people in younger generations

Between the ages of 15 and 50, women are more than twice as likely as males to suffer from an anxiety condition.

However, you can get help rather than just pushing through with "good vibes only" and crossing your fingers. 

The National Safety Council reports that your chance of dying on a scheduled commercial aircraft is substantially lower

Anxiety is natural in new or difficult situations. However, persistent worry may indicate a problem.

Dr. Distler says a common nervous response is adaptive, meaning it's not pleasant but helps someone negotiate a challenging circumstance.

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