It’s safe to say that if you’re reading this, you’ve experienced some form of anxiety (worry, fear, dread) in your lifetime. Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) is one of the most common anxiety disorders and occurs when excessive worry persists daily for at least 6 months. This overwhelming worry is out of proportion with the stressors that the person is facing. Anxiety results in physical, emotional, and social impairments.

Symptoms of anxiety include:

  • Difficulty managing worry
  • Worrying about a variety of triggers
  • Restlessness
  • Irritability
  • Concentration issues
  • Tense muscles
  • Issues with sleeping
  • Panic attacks

If you or someone you know is suffering from anxiety, consider the following: