We all feel anxiety. It’s the emotion we experience when we’re worried about something. But feeling too anxious or anxious all the time is different. An anxiety disorder can make it hard to focus and leave you exhausted. It can even cause physical pain.
If you have anxiety that interferes with your daily life, it might be time to talk to a health care provider to see if what you are experiencing is an anxiety disorder. There are many different types of anxiety disorders, and many people with anxiety also experience depression.
Symptoms of an anxiety disorder can be emotional, physical, or both:
Managing anxiety disorders can include:
Not sure where to start? Your health care provider can help.
Managing Anxiety by Tamar Chansky, Ph.D.