Generalised anxiety disorder in adultsOverview

Anxiety is a feeling of unease, such as worry or fear, that can be mild or severe.


Generalised anxiety disorder is where you feel anxious most of the time.


Symptoms of generalised anxiety disorder vary from person to person, but include constant worrying, a sense of dread and difficulty concentrating.


Things like exercising more and drinking less alcohol can help with generalised anxiety disorder. Treatments include talking therapies and medicines.

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