You are not alone.
Did you know that anxiety is one of the most common mental illnesses in the United States? According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, 40 million people 18 and older are affected every year, which is roughly 18.1% of the population, but only around 37% of people who suffer from anxiety seek treatment.
So what is anxiety?
According to Healthline, anxiety is a response your body does naturally when you are stressed. Anxiety can come with being scared or apprehensive. When normal nervousness becomes something more extreme, something that you are feeling constantly, then you may have something you need to discuss with your doctor.
Don’t be afraid to ask for help because there are people out there who specifically are trained to help you. There is nothing you should be embarrassed about.
Yes, it is very hard sometimes to cope with your anxiety. Some days you just want to stay in bed and hide or have a meltdown. It can be really hard to do everyday things.
I know from experience that it is not easy to have anxiety, but it’s something controllable and there are options to help decrease or anxiety. When you have an anxiety attack, you may not even realize what’s going on, but it’s not something you are solely experiencing.
Everyone suffers from anxiety at some point in their lives, but it’s important to not let it stop you from doing things you want to do.
It’s important to work through your anxiety, I know, easier said than done, but you have to work through it so that you can get where you want to go in life. Seeking some treatment and therapy will help you calm down while you face some scary situations.
What are the symptoms of anxiety?
There are many symptoms of anxiety, where everyone can experience different feelings. According to Healthline, some of the most common symptoms of anxiety are increased heart rate, restlessness, trouble concentrating, rapid breathing, and difficulty falling asleep. Your symptoms can be completely different than someone else’s and can be very scary when you feel these symptoms. It almost feels like you feel anxiety about having anxiety.
Here are some celebrity quotes about anxiety and recognizing and dealing with depression and other mental health issues that show that even famous celebrities go through the same thing you do. No one …Continue Reading