Anxiety Guide

Anxiety: When It’s Time to Worry

Anxiety is not always a bad thing. It can be a strong motivator and help people meet deadlines and athletes perform better under pressure. It can also be lifesaving and trigger the body’s “fight or flight” response, saving you from an untoward event. Sometimes, however, the anxiety lingers—even when the source of concern has passed. At times the anxiety appears when there is no visible threat. When it persists for a period of time and begins to impede one’s normal daily activities, in all probability it has moved from an annoying tendency to an anxiety disorder.

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