The struggle with anxiety has no name, age or race, but each of these factors plays a role in the way it is perceived in society. Abacus Canada conducted a study of 1,500 Canadians to weigh opinions on anxiety, and one of the standout findings revealed a pattern among those who practice particular religions. Individuals who identified as Muslim, Sikh, Jewish and Hindu faiths widely agreed – an average of 70 per cent of the time – that anxiety was curable. ...
“I knew I had to be a firestarter amongst people my age for it to happen. It was scary as hell. I thought I was going to be judged."
We often hear people say "I'm feeling anxious" about a situation or an upcoming event. But is that the same thing as someone that has an anxiety disorder?
Anxiety may not discriminate — it can affect anyone, regardless of their age or race — but it certainly affects men and women differently.
More than 20 per cent of women self-report feelings of anxiety such as panic attacks, restlessness, irritability and obsessive thoughts while pregnant.
Since Sarah, now 28, was a child, her relationship with her mother, Aziza, has developed as they navigate Sarah's anxiety.
In Sept. 2017 I was traveling alone for work on a flight to Shreveport, La. when I had my first dissociative panic attack.
A new survey reveals that while one in four Canadians struggle with anxiety -- 42 per cent think it's the least or second least severe mental illness.
According to a new Yahoo Canada survey, 52 per cent of Canadians said they did not have enough knowledge to rank mental illnesses.
"The kind of bottom line of 'Can an anxiety disorder get better with treatment whether that's psychotherapy or medication or both?' Yes absolutely."
A Canadian mother is sharing her family's year-and-a-half long search for answers after her son was diagnosed with a rare disorder.
A survey conducted by Abacus Data exclusively for Yahoo Canada suggests 63 per cent of adults under 30 say they struggle with anxiety.
Nearly half of Canadians consider themselves someone who struggles with anxiety -- a number that seems to be constantly increasing among younger generations.
"I felt powerless. Your world becomes smaller and smaller, and you can't breathe, which is the worst feeling I've ever had."
Even though Chrissy Teigen often appears flawless on the red carpet, the host of "Lip Sync Battle" and mom of two said she still gets uncomfortable. "I have such anxiety," Teigen said.
A 20-year-old from Australia recently had her thumb amputated due to a cancer that doctors say was most likely caused by nail biting.
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