Anxiety is a common emotion when dealing with daily stresses and problems. But when these emotions are persistent, excessive and irrational and affect a person’s ability to function, anxiety becomes a disorder. Anxiety makes it difficult to get through your day. Symptoms include feelings of nervousness, panic and fear as well as sweating and a rapid heartbeat.
There are different types of anxiety disorders, including phobias, panic and stress disorders and obsessive compulsive disorder.