Anxiety And Panic Disorders

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Everyone has experienced anxiety and fear. They are normal biological reactions to life’s stressors. However, sometimes anxiety can escalate and become more frequent and persistent. This is when it begins to interfere with a person’s daily life.  Anxiety disorders are the most common psychiatric illnesses affecting both children and adults. However, they are commonly misdiagnosed because they can also mimic physical illnesses such as:

  • chronic fatigue
  • depression
  • insomnia
  • muscle tension
  • digestive disorders
  • acid reflux
  • irritable bowel
  • hyperactivity
  • neurosis

and immune sensitivities including those to gluten proteins and mold toxins. Only about one –third of individuals suffering from anxiety and panic attacks ever receive treatment. This means many are suffering needlessly. There are five main types of anxiety disorders. Understanding the types and your risk factor can help you manage and overcome the development of a serious life altering condition.  Read more about this condition by clicking on anxiety – panic disorder.

Anna Manayan

Anna Manayan