What is Anxiety disorders?
Anxiety disorders is a feeling of fear, dread, and uneasiness. It might cause you to sweat, feel restless and tense, and have a rapid heartbeat. It can be a normal reaction to stress. For example, you might feel anxious when faced with a difficult problem at work, before taking a test, or before making an important decision. It can help you to cope. The Anxiety disorders may give you a boost of energy or help you focus. But for people with Anxiety disorders, the fear is not temporary and can be overwhelming.
What are Anxiety disorders?
Anxiety disorders are conditions in which you have Anxiety disorders that does not go away and can get worse over time. The symptoms can interfere with daily activities such as job performance, schoolwork, and relationships.
What are the types of Anxiety disorders?
There are several types of Anxiety disorders, including
What causes Anxiety disorders?
The cause of Anxiety disorders is unknown. Factors such as genetics, brain biology and chemistry, stress, and your environment may play a role.
Who is at risk for Anxiety disorders?
The risk factors for the different types of Anxiety disorders can vary. For example, GAD and phobias are more common in women, but social Anxiety disorders affects men and women equally. There are some general risk factors for all types of Anxiety disorders, including
What are the symptoms of Anxiety disorders?
The different types of Anxiety disorders can have different symptoms. But they all have a combination of
Using caffeine, other substances, and certain medicines can make your symptoms worse.
How are Anxiety disorders diagnosed?
To diagnose Anxiety disorders, your health care provider will ask about your symptoms and medical history. You may also have a physical exam and lab tests to make sure that a different health problem is not the cause of your symptoms.
If you don't have another health problem, you will get a psychological evaluation. Your provider may do it, or you may be referred to a mental health professional to get one.
What are the treatments for Anxiety disorders?
The main treatments for Anxiety disorders are psychotherapy (talk therapy), medicines, or both: