10 doctors weighed in:
What can generalized anxiety disorder lead to if not treated?
10 doctors weighed in

Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree
In brief: GAD
It becomes chronic, with avoidance leading to more anticipatory anxiety leading to more physical symptoms.

In brief: GAD
It becomes chronic, with avoidance leading to more anticipatory anxiety leading to more physical symptoms.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Untreated Anxiety
I understand your concern.
Untreated Generalized Anxiety Disorder can lead to worsening of Emotional symptoms • Physical symptoms • Concentration for completing of tasks • Impairment of functioning in work, relationships, and personal hobbies • Untreated Anxiety with heart problems can lead to increased risk for acute cardiac events.

In brief: Untreated Anxiety
I understand your concern.
Untreated Generalized Anxiety Disorder can lead to worsening of Emotional symptoms • Physical symptoms • Concentration for completing of tasks • Impairment of functioning in work, relationships, and personal hobbies • Untreated Anxiety with heart problems can lead to increased risk for acute cardiac events.
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Dr. Krishna Kumar
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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Anxiety
If untreated can lead to increasing anxiety and panic attacks.
See pcp or psychiatrist for counselling, ways to overcome anxiety, & possible medications to relieve anxiety until you have learned ways to prevent anxiety build-up (like exercise, activities to distract your mind from worries, etc).

In brief: Anxiety
If untreated can lead to increasing anxiety and panic attacks.
See pcp or psychiatrist for counselling, ways to overcome anxiety, & possible medications to relieve anxiety until you have learned ways to prevent anxiety build-up (like exercise, activities to distract your mind from worries, etc).
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: GAD
It becomes chronic and leads to avoidance and phobias.

In brief: GAD
It becomes chronic and leads to avoidance and phobias.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Ernest Bordini
Clinical Psychology
In brief: Depression, cardiac
We are not made to be on constant physiological arousal.
We see some patients wrear down and develop a full blown depressive episode or even psychosis. Others suffer interpersonal, health or occupational impairment. We created a page for anxiety disorder basics with links to further resources: http://cpancf.Com/anxietydisordersbasics.Asp.

In brief: Depression, cardiac
We are not made to be on constant physiological arousal.
We see some patients wrear down and develop a full blown depressive episode or even psychosis. Others suffer interpersonal, health or occupational impairment. We created a page for anxiety disorder basics with links to further resources: http://cpancf.Com/anxietydisordersbasics.Asp.
Dr. Ernest Bordini
Dr. Ernest Bordini
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Dr. Taliba Foster
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
In brief: More anxiety!
Gad or generalized anxiety disorder can be treated with medications and/or psychotherapy.
Without treatment, and if severe enough- it may affect daily functioning.

In brief: More anxiety!
Gad or generalized anxiety disorder can be treated with medications and/or psychotherapy.
Without treatment, and if severe enough- it may affect daily functioning.
Dr. Taliba Foster
Dr. Taliba Foster
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