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Most people will feel anxious from time to time particularly when experiencing stressful situations like taking an exam, changing jobs, or waiting for medical results.

These sensations are common to all of us.

But when anxiety starts to impact the way that you live your life it can become a serious health concern.

Below are some introductory videos to anxiety disorder: 

Anxiety can be described as feelings of worry, unease or tension usually about events in the future, though it can also be a response to something going on in your life right now.

Everyone is different so what causes one person to be anxious may not affect someone else.

It’s a natural human reaction to feel anxious when something makes you feel threatened.

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When people ask me ‘what makes you anxious? How are you feeling?’ I often find myself responding with ‘I don’t know’. That’s what’s hard to come to terms with about anxiety – I don’t know what it is, what triggers it why I’m feeling the way I do on a daily basis. I just know it’s there.

When you have anxiety you might find that you struggle with the day-to-day things like:

  • Self-care
  • Going to work
  • Keeping relationships
  • Trying something new
  • Enjoying yourself

Anxiety disorders differ from momentary anxiety. Disorders are long-lasting and can often severely impact your work, studies and relationships.

Here are some of the most common anxiety disorders, which are all treatable: