At a basic level anxiety is a form of stress. This is particularly so in today’s modern world where there are many factors that can cause anxiety in children. Factors which were probably not around a mere twenty or thirty years ago. With the abuse of the internet and...read more
According to the National Institute of Mental Health around 18% of the adult population in the US suffers from some form of anxiety disorder in a given year. Anxiety disorders include generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), panic disorder, social anxiety disorder and...read more
A panic attack is the sudden onset of intense distress or dread, accompanied by severe and often painful physical symptoms. It can happen out of the blue, sometimes even while you’re relaxed or asleep. Many people experiencing a panic attack for the first time rush off to the emergency room fearing a heart attack or stroke approaching.
Panic attacks can affect anyone, even someone who is generally healthy and happy. It can be a once-off experience for some, but for many people they occur all too frequently. Left untreated, panic attacks can lead to panic disorder and in worst cases, agoraphobia.read more