Keep this in mind the next time you think someone with anxiety is just “worrying too much.”
The mental health disorder, which affects nearly 40 million American adults, can touch multiple facets of a person’s life. Not only does it come with crippling emotional and physical symptoms, it has a complex way of affecting everyday thoughts, activities and even an individual’s relationships.
As The Mighty video above explains, there’s a lot that’s still misunderstood about the disorder and what it actually entails. From spontaneous panic attacks to intrusive thoughts, the condition can really influence a person’s life.
Take a look at the clip to discover some of the lesser-known side effects of anxiety. It’s an accurate insight into what condition is really like.