Women’s Health Matters – Anxiety

Everyone worries or feels anxious now and again. Anxiety is a normal and expected feeling to have in particular circumstances. In fact, a certain level of anxiety can actually be helpful. A little bit of anxiety can allow you to focus better, which can be helpful if, for example, you are studying for an important exam. Or, some anxiety might improve your performance when running a race. The right amount of anxiety can give you a little bit of an edge.

If your anxiety is pervasive (occurs in many different situations) or persistent (continues even when there does not appear to be any actual threat) and significantly interferes with your daily functioning, you may have an anxiety disorder. Anxiety disorders are the most common type of mental illness, affecting one in four adults. They are also more common in women. There are many different types of anxiety disorders and anxiety difficulties…

http://www.womenshealthmatters.ca/health-resources/mental-health/anxiety/

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