What is anxiety? Anxiety is a mental health disorder that affects millions of people around the globe.
Diagnosis is tough. And in the US alone, a study suggests that 1 in 20 US adults are misdiagnosed due to medical errors. For doctors and those in the medical profession, getting this wrong can affect the course of treatment for those suffering anxiety confusing with symptoms of depression, stress and other mental health disorders.
Depression is one of those disorders that is commonly misdiagnosed. Due to the nature of the symptoms, depression can be mistaken for PTSD, anxiety or even bipolar disorder, which demands a very different set of medical treatment.
So with these misdiagnoses on the rise, with over 12 million errors, how do we know that you have anxiety? [Read more…] about What is Anxiety and How Does It Work?