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Anxiety Disorder

Feeling anxious at times is a normal part of life. It can even be helpful when it alerts you to danger. Anxiety becomes a disorder when it occurs frequently, feels intense, lasts hours or even days, and begins to interfere with your daily life, like school, work, sleep, and important relationships. This type of anxiety can greatly reduce your enjoyment of life, and may even lead to health problems

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Anxiety Adult Stress

Stress—just the word may be enough to set your nerves on edge. Everyone feels stressed from time to time. Some people may cope with stress more effectively or recover from stressful events quicker than others. It’s important to know your limits when it comes to stress to avoid more serious health effects.

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Anxiety is a common experience to all of us on an almost daily basis. Often, we use terms like jittery, high strung, and uptight to describe anxious feelings. Feeling anxious is normal and can range from very low levels to such high levels that social, personal, and academic performance is affected. At moderate levels, anxiety can be helpful because it raises our alertness to danger or signals that we need to take some action.

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Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Relationships, health, money, deadlines, traffic, world affairs, climate change, arriving on time to work or an appointment —you name it. We all have plenty to worry about. But people who have generalized anxiety disorder, or GAD, experience persistent, excessive, and unrelenting worry that goes on every day, most of the day.

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