What is an Anxiety Disorder?

What is an Anxiety Disorder

Anxiety disorder is a prolonged exaggerated state of fear or alertness which is not triggered by a real threat. It can lead to avoidance behavior in which you choose to avoid people, places or circumstances that you feel threatened by. The difference between normal anxiety and anxiety disorder is that normal anxiety disappears as soon […]

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What is the difference between a panic attack and anxiety?

What is the difference between a panic attack and anxiety

The terms anxiety attack and panic attack are often used interchangeably as if they are two different names for the same thing. If you want to be scientifically correct though you must distinguish between anxiety and a panic attack. Anxiety is a more general name associated with all the anxiety symptoms of which a panic […]

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Can anxiety make you feel numb?

Can anxiety make you feel numb

Anxiety may be an emotional response to a perceived threat but since our minds, emotions and bodies are so closely intertwined, these emotional upsets can cause physical symptoms as well like a numb feeling in your hands, arms, chest or head. Even though many people refer to an anxiety attack, the technically correct name for […]

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