Fear and anxiety are part of life. You may feel anxious before you take a test or walk down a dark street. This kind of anxiety is useful - it can make you more alert or careful. It usually ends soon after you are out of the situation that caused it. But for millions of people in the United States, the anxiety does not go away, and gets worse over time. They may have chest pains or nightmares. They may even be afraid to leave home. These people have anxiety disorders. Types include Panic disorder Obsessive-compulsive disorder Post-traumatic stress disorder Phobias Generalized anxiety disorder Treatment can involve medicines, therapy or both.

Anxiety Discussions

  1. link Bfwatson
    What is wrong with everyone
    I don't understand why everyone wants to take all these anxiety drugs. Have you seen the side affects? I don't know anyone who has taken them and does - 80% more...
    Bfwatson- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Anxiety
  2. link Dastaunch1
    findingn it hard to deal with my anxiety even while medicated..?
    I used to be a cronic drug user and since kicking my habits i have found my anxiety just to the everyday things so hard to deal with and i finding it - 78% more...
    Dastaunch1- over a year ago - in Anxiety
  3. link Michellebf
    need info
    I have sufferred from panic attacks or fear of them since I was about 11 yr old.Am now 51 and never been anywhere by myself apart from the local easy - 49% more...
    Michellebf- over a year ago - 5 Replies - in Anxiety
  4. link Stacy888
    hydroxyzine
    anybody try hydroxyzine for anxiety--how about benadryl?
    Stacy888- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Anxiety
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