Anxiety is feeling nervous.
If you are feeling anxious or nervous, you are not
alone. When your anxiety gets out of control and stops
you from living your life, you might have an anxiety
Anxiety disorders are described as
having reoccurring feelings of intense, unrealistic
worry or panic about everyday tasks or events. If you
feel like you might have an anxiety disorder,
seek help from your health care provider or a mental
health care professional like a therapist
or a psychologist.
How do I know if I have an
There are many types of anxiety
disorders with different symptoms. These include
Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Panic Disorder, Social
Anxiety Disorder, and more. If you are feeling any of
the following symptoms for a long time and feel that
they are out of your control, seek help from your health
Restlessness or feeling on edge
Sudden and intense feelings of fear
Avoiding places where other people are
Uncontrolled and irrational worry or
Getting irritated easily
If you are having suicidal thoughts,
call the toll-free
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
What can I do?
Talk to your healthcare provider.
Your provider can help you manage your anxiety. They
will help you create a treatment plan that could
include medication to make you feel better.
Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention. (2013). Anxiety. Retrieved from:
National Institute of Mental
Health. (2016). Anxiety Disorders. Retrieved from: