wHAT IS Anxiety?
People with generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) display excessive anxiety or worry, most days for at least 6 months, about a number of things such as personal health, work, social interactions, and everyday routine life circumstances. The fear and anxiety can cause significant problems in areas of their life, such as social interactions, school, and work.
What does it feel like to experience anxiety?
What are the symptoms?
Difficulty controlling feelings of worry
Having sleep problems, such as difficulty falling or staying asleep, restlessness, or unsatisfying sleep
Feeling restless, wound-up, or on-edge
Heart palpitations, a pounding heartbeat
Trembling or shaking
Feelings of impending doom