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Anxiety Symptoms - Anxiety Disorder Diagnosis

What is Anxiety?

Anxiety is disproportionate worry.

Everyone has some anxiety. It helps us to assess risks.

However, sometimes the brain becomes too sensitive to those risks.

It can create anxiety disorder, a mental health wellbeing issue.

In the UK, around 6% of people are medically diagnosed with a general anxiety disorder.

Anxiety can be triggered deep within the brain, beyond the direct control of the conscious mind.

Anxiety can make it hard to think clearly and can be very overwhelming. It can cause insomnia.

That part of the brain is also closely connect to the body, and people suffering from anxiety often suffer from physical symptoms such as sweating, shaking, pain or IBS (going to the toilet more than normal).

The feeling of fear can be intense and debilitating.

You can assess your level of anxiety with our online anxiety assessment tool of read more about the symptoms of anxiety

Ways To Deal With Anxiety

Do you want help with anxiety?

Subscribe to our anxiety support email here.

We'll also include a free "Guide to Anxiety Relief" booklet.

What are the 12 Types of Anxiety (DSM-5)

The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (5th edition) defines 12 types of anxiety

Treatment for Anxiety

Anxiety is a medical condition, and we recommend anyone suffering from anxiety should seek advice from their doctor.

The NHS typically offers medication and a limited number of CBT (talking therapy) sessions.

At FreeYourMind.UK, we offer private anxiety treatment using therapies that the NHS don't currently offer.

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If you want us to help with your anxiety, contact us or book an appointment today.

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