What is anxiety disorders.?

Anxiety is when you feel scared or worried about losing control in stressful situations. Usually, the anxiety goes away once the stress is gone. But if you keep feeling anxious about everyday things, you might have an anxiety disorder. There are different types of anxiety disorders, like specific fears or panicking. Around 31.1% of adults in the United States experience some form of anxiety disorder at some point in their lives.

What are the types of anxiety disorders?

Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)

GAD encompasses enduring sensations of apprehension and unease that linger nearly every day for half a year or longer. The intensity of anxiety can reach such heights that it interferes with your everyday obligations, such as attending work or school.

Panic disorders

A panic disorder belongs to the category of anxiety disorders characterized by recurrent panic attacks. Panic attacks are sudden and overwhelming episodes of fear that can immobilize you for several minutes. Symptoms during a panic attack may include rapid heart rate, difficulty breathing, and chest discomfort.


Phobias entail overpowering sensations of fear toward specific objects or situations. Examples of phobias include arachnophobia (fear of spiders) and acrophobia (fear of heights).

What are the symptoms and treatments?

In the realm of anxiety, the body dances to a rapid heartbeat and drenches in cascades of perspiration. Meanwhile, the mind becomes a haven for unrelenting fear and trepidation, casting a shadow over everyday existence. This formidable duo conspires to disrupt the delicate balance of work and social connections, making each step in the world a daunting endeavor for the afflicted soul.


Cognitive-behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs)

Lifestyle modifications

Relaxation techniques

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