Most people feel anxious at times. But when anxiety becomes a regular part of your life and you find it hard to live with, there are things you can do. 

Difficulty Sleeping 

Difficulty sleeping is a common sign of anxiety. Getting enough sleep is critical to your overall health and functioning. And worst of all, it can be a warning sign that you’re dealing with a deeper problem and need to seek help. 

Difficulty Eating 

Many people suffering from anxiety feels as though they do not have the energy to eat, even when they should. Not eating can deplete the body of nutrients, which leads to fatigue, depression, and general health problems. Anxiety symptoms also can make it difficult to swallow, which may seem like a symptom of anxiety itself.  

Difficulty Concentrating 

Difficulty concentrating is one of the most common symptoms of anxiety. It may be due to a variety of reasons, including hormonal imbalances, poor sleep, or an over-stimulating environment. This is especially true if you suffer from a condition such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or depression. It can also be a symptom of an ongoing problem like chronic stress, PTSD, or burnout. 

Excessive Worry 

Worry is a normal response to uncertain situations, but it can become a problem when it becomes excessive. Some children and adults worry so much about certain things that it disrupts their everyday life. These are called generalized anxiety disorders (GAD). They can get stuck in the cycle of worrying and it can affect their self-esteem, their relationships, their ability to learn and perform at school or work, and their overall quality of life. 

It’s Time To Reclaim Your Life

Anxiety can be a normal part of life, but sometimes anxiety symptoms are more severe than others. People suffering from anxiety may feel tense, worried, or anxious all the time, and it may interfere with their work, school, or family life. The good news is that you can learn to manage anxiety and take control of your symptoms. If your anxiety is getting in the way of your everyday life, it’s time to talk to the professionals at Cornell & Associates Marriage and Family Therapy. Contact them here today: