How to Tell If You Have An Anxiety Disorder

Stress is a normal part of life that we must learn to deal with in order to enjoy a healthy, balanced lifestyle. Certain circumstances can make even the most composed person feel overwhelmed at times.

But feeling highly stressed over a long period of time can be detrimental to your physical and mental well-being. When your appetite has changed, your sleeping patterns are disturbed, and you find yourself constantly in a bad mood, there may be more to it than simple stress.

Having an anxiety disorder can make you feel unable to relax even when you want to. It can affect your ability to focus at work or at school. It can make you feel frustrated and unhappy.

One of the most important things to do if you think you may have an anxiety disorder is to seek professional treatment. A licensed mental health worker can discuss your anxiety issues with you and help you to find a safe and healthy way to cope with the stress in your life. He or she can teach you stress management techniques that you can use when you are feeling overwhelmed.

An article for ABC News describes how to recognize the presence of an anxiety disorder. The article provides twelve signs that indicate that you (or a loved one) may be suffering from an anxiety disorder.

To read the article called “12 Signs You May Have an Anxiety Disorder,” click on the first link found below.

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