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Types of Disorders
Anxiety disorder is an umbrella term that includes different conditions:
Panic disorder - You feel terror that strikes at random. During a panic attack, you may also sweat, have chest pain, and feel palpitations (unusually strong or irregular heartbeats). Sometimes you may feel like you’re choking or having a heart attack.
Social anxiety disorder - Also called social phobia, this is when you feel overwhelming worry and self-consciousness about everyday social situations. You fixate about others judging you or on being embarrassed or ridiculed.
Specific phobias - You feel intense fear of a specific object or situation, such as heights or flying. The fear goes beyond what’s appropriate and may cause you to avoid ordinary situations.
Generalized anxiety disorder - You feel excessive, unrealistic worry and tension with little or no reason.
All anxiety disorders share some general symptoms:
* Panic, fear, and uneasiness
* Sleep problems
* Not being able to stay calm and still
* Cold, sweaty, numb or tingling hands or feet
* Shortness of breath
* Heart palpitations
* Dry mouth
* Tense muscles