ANXIETY DISORDERS, PANIC ATTACKS, & PTSD
Anxiety disorders are the most common mental health disorders. Recently, reports of sustained anxiety have skyrocketed both among children and adults. It has become an epidemic.
Panic Attacks, Panic Disorder, and PTSD (Post-traumatic stress disorder) are anxiety disorders that have additional specific symptoms.
Everyone experiences the specific definition of anxiety: “a feeling of worry, nervousness, or unease, typically about an imminent event or something with an uncertain outcome” from time to time.
Anxiety becomes a problem to be treated when the amount and/or frequency of the feelings of anxiety (i.e., tension, worried thoughts, and physical changes like increased blood pressure) interfere with the ability to participate in daily life.
Anxiety disorder is a very common mental health disorder and has become a major public health concern all over the world.
It is the next pandemic we are about to face.
The complexities and challenges of modern life have led many to experience chronic stress that, when left untreated, can become an anxiety disorder.
According to recent studies conducted during the COVID-19 pandemic, the prevalence of anxiety disorders is the following:
One in three persons suffers from it.
Anxiety disorders are treatable, with regular medicine.
Take good care of yourself and seek timely help when you feel it is affecting your daily life and efficiency.
Remember…you are not alone in this fight.