Do You Know the Difference Between Panic and Anxiety?

While a little bit of anxiety is healthy, too much worry or panic may be a reason to seek help from a health care professional.

We, as humans, need anxiety. Why? Anxiety is information.

It tells us when we must freeze, flee, or fight and mobilizes our body to respond quickly, without thinking. Without anxiety, we would not be able to avoid real threats to our well-being.

However, we also feel anxiety about imagined threats that may or may not be meaningful or real.

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