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Anxiety is a common mental illness. However, many don’t know they have it and millions of people can go undiagnosed. The feelings of being overwhelmed and anxious are common among those with this illness. These feelings can start to impact different daily activities or even relationships. How can you know when you are showing signs of anxiety?
Common symptoms and signs of anxiety are:
If you are showing some of those signs or symptoms, how can you manage anxiety? Lara Jakobsons, PhD, Psychologist at NorthShore, shares these tips:
Some of these tips may not work for everyone. Talk to your physician to find more coping techniques that work well for you.