A state of uneasiness and apprehension, about future uncertainties.
Common anxiety symptoms include feeling apprehensive or powerless" having a sense of impending danger, panic, or doom" having an increased heart rate" breathing rapidly" sweating" and feeling weak or fatigued. In some cases, anxiety is a diagnosable mental health condition that requires treatment. Generalized anxiety disorder, for example, is characterized by persistent worry about major or minor concerns. Other anxiety disorders " such as panic disorder, obsessive"compulsive disorder (OCD), and post"traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) " have more specific triggers and symptoms.