Anxiety

It is normal for people to occasionally experience anxiety, a feeling of uneasiness usually as a response to fear. But when anxiety takes over your life, it can take a toll on your health and happiness.

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Social Phobia (Social Anxiety Disorder)

If you suffer from social phobia, you may be afraid of being around people in social settings. Check out common symptoms and treatment for social phobias.


Anxiety Disorders Guide

Anxiety disorders are serious illnesses that fill people's lives with overwhelming anxiety and fear. Check out this guide to anxiety disorders from HowStuffWorks.

If you are unable to relax, have difficulty concentrating, and startle more easily than others, these might be signs of generalized anxiety disorder. Check out facts and treatment options for generalized anxiety disorder.

If you suffer from chronic anxiety, a visit to a physician to discuss possible treatments. Check out tips on how to get support for anxiety disorders.

Brain disorders, like anxiety disorders, are complex, but research plays a major role in helping us gain greater understanding and develop more effective methods of treatment. Check out

If you suffer from an anxiety disorder, having a solid strategy can help you treat your anxiety more effectively. Learn about self-help groups, family support, and aerobic exercise as great strategies for dealing with anxiety disorders.

Many healthy people can identify with some of the symptoms of OCD, but for people with OCD, the simplest activities very distressing, and interfere with daily life. Check out common symptoms and effects of obsessive-compulsive disorder.

Panic Disorder

Panic attacks can interrupt your everyday life, but treatment might help decrease your attacks. Learn more about panic attacks from HowStuffWorks.

Frightening thoughts are emotional numbness a common signs of post traumatic stress disorder. Check out more symptoms and treatments for post-traumatic stress disorder.

If you suffer from social phobia, you may be afraid of being around people in social settings. Check out common symptoms and treatment for social phobias.

If you have extreme fear of a particular thing such as closed-in places, heights, or water, you might have a specific phobia.