Simply explained, anxiety is your body’s usual emotional and very normal response to particular stimuli and stress. It’s a feeling of fear, worry and apprehension to certain things that can be considered completely natural and typical. But when these feelings become incredibly extreme to the point that they affect your day to day life, as well as lasting longer than 6 months or more, then this could be a sign that you are actually suffering from an anxiety disorder.
Statistics show that not only are ‘anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the U.S.,’ there are at least 40 million adults diagnosed with one every year. And although they are considered to be highly treatable, ‘only 36.9% of those suffering receive treatment.’
In order to better understand what they are, here are different types of Anxiety Disorders: