We all worry from time to time, but people with Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) experience distress that is greater than what their situation calls for. They think the worst and find it difficult to get through their day or even their job because of their worrisome thoughts.
GAD tends to be hereditary, but no one knows exactly why. Stress and environmental factors also play a role but it is unclear to what extent. [Learn more]
Panic disorder is twice as common in women as men.
Over 70% of your body’s systems are utilized during a panic attack, resulting in fatigue and multiple symptoms.
59.2% of patients experiencing depression also have anxiety.