Anxiety Disorder

An anxiety disorder is a serious mental illness that causes constant worry and fear. (1)

Anxiety disorders affect 40 million people over 18 in the U.S. (2)

People can tell if they have anxiety disorder if they have these symptoms:

  • Feelings of panic, fear, and uneasiness
  • Problems sleeping
  • Cold or sweaty hands and/or feet
  • Shortness of breath
  • Heart Palpatations
  • An inability to be still and calm
  • Dry mouth
  • Numbness or tingling in the hands or feet
  • Nausea
  • Muscle tension
  • Dizziness (1)

Anxiety disorders can be treated in a variety of ways, including medication, and varying types of therapy. (1)

A way to get help, or gain more knowledge about anxiety disorders is to call 1-888-ANXIETY. (3)

Statistic: People with anxiety disorders are 3-5 times more likely to go to the doctor. (2)






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