Anxiety and depression affect approximately the same amount of Americans (15% - 30 million). A general sense of worry is experienced without the ability to control it. Some of the symptoms include and edginess, restlessness, and nervousness. There may be fatigue, muscle tension and sleep disturbance. Concentration problems are also common.
One of the symptoms of anxiety is a panic attack. There is a sense of sudden feelings of fear that are ongoing and seemingly can come “out of the blue”. Physical symptoms may include tightness in the chest, accelerated heart rate, shortness of breath, dizziness, stomach discomfort, surreal sensations, and even fear of dying.
Additional anxiety disorders include: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and various phobias.