Anxiety Disorder Symptoms, Treatments and Natural Remedies

There are a number of different types of anxiety. These include Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Panic Disorder & Agoraphobia, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Social Anxiety and specific phobias. Of all of these forms of anxiety, Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) is by far the most common, affecting many thousands of individuals throughout the world.

The basic characteristic of Generalized Anxiety Disorder is excessive uncontrollable worrying about normal everyday matters. This type of anxiety can cause a variety of physical symptoms including:

  • Muscle tension;
  • Sweating;
  • Nausea;
  • Cold, clammy hands;
  • Difficulty swallowing;
  • Jumpiness;
  • Gastrointestinal discomfort or diarrhea;
Anxiety sufferers tend to be rather irritable and can complain about feeling on edge. They also get tired easily and often suffer from insomnia. However, some people who think they are suffering from anxiety may be suffering from one of many other conditions such as depression. It is very important for people who are anxious to seek professional medical assistance in determining a proper treatment. Natural therapy including the use nutritional and herbal supplements is one approach to helping to alleviate mild to moderate anxiety.

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