Anxiety is a feeling of tension associated with a sense of apprehension about impending danger or doom.
The following are common symptoms associated with anxiety:
- Excessive nervousness or anxiousness
- Unrealistic worry about bad things that might happen
- Restlessness or feeling keyed-up or on edge
- Changes in sleeping pattern
- Difficulty concentrating or "mind going blank"
- Becoming fatigued easily
- Muscle tension
Today more than 10 million Americans are being treated for Anxiety, and the ages range from childhood to the elderly years. A few major types of anxiety have shown response to some currently available marketed treatments: Panic Disorder, Social Phobia, Generalized Anxiety. However, concern over addiction potential or sedative effects limits the use of many of the older treatments for Anxiety.