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So much. Sleep (and swimming!!) is the only escape. And praying, sometimes - other times it just reminds me that it will pass.

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18% of the adult population experience anxiety disorder, which can interfere with normal functioning. Learn what defines this disorder and its difference with fear.

18% of the adult population experience anxiety disorder, which can interfere with normal functioning. Learn what defines this disorder and its difference with fear.

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Telling someone with anxiety to just calm down is like telling someone with epilepsy to just stop having a seizure

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Exactly. For me the issue is stomach discomfort and vomiting. I also get really short with people and agitated with almost anything. Its like I dont even want to be wherever it is I am having the anxiety attack at.

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The Ultimate Guide to Living (Well) With Anxiety, Part 2 - Understanding Anxiety Disorders

To beat anxiety you need to understand what an anxiety disorder IS. You can't fight the demons you don't understand, and you CAN treat anxiety!

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