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What is chronic anxiety?

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Answered 2009-07-22 10:07:03

Chronic anxiety happens when stress and anxiety are at a constantly high level. If not treated, chronic anxiety can lead to panic attacks, depression, and agoraphobia. Very often the person suffering finds that the anxiety greatly reduces their ability to function at work and in relationships. chest pains, sweating, a racing pulse, palpitations,etc. About 5% of the population suffer from anxiety attacks, with many more experiencing a high level of stress and anxiety.

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