Examples of anxiety disorders include panic attacks, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and post-traumatic stress disorder.

Symptoms include stress that's out of proportion to the impact of the event, inability to set aside a worry, and restlessness.

Treatment includes counseling or medications, including antidepressants.

A mental health disorder characterized by feelings of worry, anxiety, or fear that are strong enough to interfere with one's daily activities

Consult a doctor for medical advice

Sources:  Mayo Clinic and others.

Very common

< 0
Cases per year

More than 3 million cases per year in US

Treatment from medical professional advised

Usually self-diagnosable

Doesn't require lab test or imaging

More common in females

Can last several years or be lifelong

Emergency room visit recommended in severe cases

Family history may increase likelihood

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