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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  • Signs of an Anxiety Disorder

    Signs of an Anxiety Disorder

    Do you know the common signs of anxiety and signs of anxiety attacks? Find out the common signs of anxiety and anxiety attacks at HowStuffWorks. See more »

  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder

    Generalized Anxiety Disorder

    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. See more »

  • How to Get Help for Anxiety Disorders

    How to Get Help for Anxiety Disorders

    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. See more »

  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

    Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

    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. See more »

  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

    Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

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

  • Social Phobia (Social Anxiety Disorder)

    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. See more »

  • Specific Phobias

    Specific Phobias

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

  • Strategies to Make Anxiety Disorder Treatment More Effective

    Strategies to Make Anxiety Disorder Treatment More Effective

    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. See more »

  • Treatment of Anxiety Disorders

    Treatment of Anxiety Disorders

    If you have recently been diagnosed with an anxiety disorder, medication or psychotherapy might help you overcome your illness. Check out medications and other treatment options for anxiety disorders. See more »

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