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What sort of problem is anxiety?

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Dr. Bob Stewart
Clinical Psychology
6 doctors agree

In brief: Anxiety happens when

Your mind registers a threatening or intimidating future event and your body prepares for action (fight/flight).
To manage anxiety, you can change your thoughts about the triggering situation, learn to calm your body's reaction, or deal with the situation to make it less threatening. If anxiety is a pattern or particularly distressing, talk to a psychologist, counselor or biofeedback therapist.

In brief: Anxiety happens when

Your mind registers a threatening or intimidating future event and your body prepares for action (fight/flight).
To manage anxiety, you can change your thoughts about the triggering situation, learn to calm your body's reaction, or deal with the situation to make it less threatening. If anxiety is a pattern or particularly distressing, talk to a psychologist, counselor or biofeedback therapist.
Dr. Bob Stewart
Dr. Bob Stewart
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Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Anxiety

Is a state of mind. With stress you can still function. We need stress. Anxiety is when the stress does not let you function as desired. Start loosing focus, get nervous, irritable, cannot sleep, or stay concentrated. Depression is all of the above , but now you are isolated, are not happy, lack interest in doing things, affect your daily living. We can help.

In brief: Anxiety

Is a state of mind. With stress you can still function. We need stress. Anxiety is when the stress does not let you function as desired. Start loosing focus, get nervous, irritable, cannot sleep, or stay concentrated. Depression is all of the above , but now you are isolated, are not happy, lack interest in doing things, affect your daily living. We can help.
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
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