Overcoming anxiety to enjoy life
Joe didn’t want to go places with his friends because he was worried he would have an anxiety attack. When he experienced an attack, he would feel nervous, and his thoughts would race. His heart would beat very quickly. Medication and counseling helped Joe learn steps to overcome his symptoms and not let anxiety control his life.
Check the VA on Anxiety page for complete descriptions and information, with answers to questions like:
What are anxiety disorders?
What are the signs of anxiety disorders?
What are the treatments for anxiety disorders?
What can I do if I think I have an anxiety disorder?
And much more
Non-VA LOCAL HELP
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