Anxiety is a normal & often considered a healthy emotion. However, when a person regularly feels high levels of anxiety, it might become a medical disorder. Anxiety disorders form a category of mental health diagnoses that lead to conditions like excessive nervousness, fear, apprehension, and worry.
Mild anxiety might be vague and unsettling, while severe anxiety may seriously affect day-to-day living. types of anxiety disorders includes generalized anxiety disorder, social anxiety disorder (social phobia), specific phobias & separation anxiety disorder. A person can have more than one anxiety disorder.
Feeling nervous, restless or tense
Having a sense of impending danger, panic or doom
Having an increased heart rate
Breathing rapidly (hyperventilation)
Feeling weak or tired
Trouble concentrating or thinking about anything other than the present worry
Having trouble sleeping
Experiencing gastrointestinal (GI) problems
Having difficulty controlling worry
Having the urge to avoid things that trigger anxiety