Anxiety….

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noun

a feeling of worry, nervousness, or unease, typically about an imminent event or something with an uncertain outcome. (current day definition courtesy of Oxford Dictionaries)

apprehension caused by danger, misfortune, or error, (an) uneasiness of mind respecting some uncertainty, a restless dread of some evil. (definition from the 1520’s courtesy of Online Etymology Dictionary)

Anxiety…

•is a deep painful emotional feeling  •feels like a snake..slithering up..trying to constrict your body  •can be a daily challenge just struggling to survive

Anxiety makes you feel…

•powerless  •helpless  •weak  •scared

Anxiety can affect your…

•sleep  •concentration  •memory  •emotional health  •physical health  •day-to-day life  •job •family •friendships

Anxiety can manifest as…

•various phobias  •chronic pain  •chronic digestive issues  •OCD  •PTSD  •depression  •anger  •lack of appetite

Anxiety can be caused by…

•past/current traumatic experiences  •changes in levels of stress  •chemical imbalances in your brain

**Disclaimer:  I am not a licensed medical professional, nor do I claim to be. The information contained in this post is not intended to be construed as medical advice. Information shared above is based upon my opinion from various information I have gathered from my research of my own battle with anxiety.
If you feel that you might be suffering from anxiety, please seek medical help from a doctor, nurse, psychologist, psychiatrist, naturopath or other medical professional**

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