It is normal to feel anxious in situations such as a job interview, taking a test, or going on a first date. In these situations, we feel like we have to perform in front of others and that can be a very challenging task to accomplish. But when is anxiety too much to handle? If you are feeling as if your worries and fears are interrupting your life and preventing you from living the life you would like to be living, you may be experiencing an anxiety disorder.
What is anxiety? It is a normal reaction to perceived danger, and it triggers the fight-or-flight response that occurs when you face an immense amount of pressure. It can occur when you experience threats or stressful situations. When anxiety is moderate, it is not much of a problem. It is something we can deal with when it comes, and then it ends after the stressful situation is over. However, some people experience continual debilitating anxiety.
Anxiety can look differently in different people and there are some warning signs that may indicate you have anxiety. These signs include:
If you or someone you love is struggling with anxiety, do not hesitate to call Baummier Health today at 561-404-0082 ex 2 to schedule your first appointment. Our therapist can help you learn ways to cope and manage your anxiety.