Everyone feels anxious from time to time as it is a primal human instinct, one that is essential for our survival. Though if you find yourself in a constant state of anxiety, or experience times where you feel so anxious that you are unable to go about normal life, then you may be living with an anxiety disorder.
Anxiety effects how we feel, think and behave and can cause real physical symptoms. There are a number of different anxiety disorders. People can experience anxiety regarding a specific fear or phobia, have symptoms consistent with obsessions and compulsions, not want to go out or be around people or simply feel anxious.
Do you have anxiety? Take the Anxiety Self Test.
Your clinician will be able to provide you with a greater understanding of your experience of anxiety and provide you with specific management strategies to lesson these symptoms. If you are interested in reading more specific information regarding the different types of anxiety or the symptoms of anxiety feel free to click on the links.
Renee’s latest book Anxiety Free, Drug Free has great tools for dealing with stress and anxiety.
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