Free-Floating Anxiety

Free-floating anxiety, also known as Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD), is characterized by excessive, uncontrollable and often irrational worry. People who suffer from GAD report uncontrollable worry about work, family, finances, relationships, and health. Some of the physical symptoms that are seen in conjunction with GAD are fatigue, headaches, numbness in the extremities, muscular tension, gastrointestinal complaints and many others. Diagnosed around twice as often in women as in men, this level of chronic worry can adversely affect the daily life and physical health of the sufferer. This disorder can be treated with antidepressant/anti-anxiety drugs or talk therapy and treatments have a high rate of success

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