Anxiety disorders are the most common mental health issue, affecting over 25 million Americans. These disorders involve chronic anxiety brought on by certain situations that cannot be controlled. It can result in panic attacks which often include intense physical symptoms that can be mistaken for serious physical conditions.
Anxiety disorders can be caused by many things including traumatic experiences, neglect or abuse during childhood, or other events that have had a lasting effect on your psyche and mental state. Anxiety disorders can interfere with peoples’ everyday lives including work, school, and social relationships. Someone suffering from an anxiety disorder will avoid situations and places that trigger their anxiety which can have a huge impact on their livelihood. Anxiety disorder does not have to be permanent. Therapy can help to lessen or even eliminate anxiety from your life