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Women, Anxiety & the Search for Relief

Posted by Traci Garcia on

Women, Anxiety & the Search for Relief

Looking at anxiety in a new light Behind closed doors, women bear all. Overwhelming fear, feelings of worry, irritability, and tension may plague them, yet the conversation around their anxiety has remained mostly unchanged for the past thirty years in mainstream medicine. Although anxiety is our nation’s most common mental disorder, there are lingering feelings of shame surrounding the condition. Women, who often feel pressured to live up to unrealistic expectations, may suffer silently and refrain from seeking the help they deserve.   Anxiety at any stage of lifeDuring her lifetime, a woman has a 31 percent chance of developing anxiety,...

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