Anxiety disorders affect 18.1% of the U.S. adult population, according to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America. Sometimes, a person feeling an overwhelming amount of anxiety or stress will experience an anxiety attack.
The signs of an anxiety attack can include:
- An increase in heart rate. Sometimes, you might think you are having a heart attack.
- Feeling very worried or fearful.
- Shortness of breath.
- Tense muscles.
- Not feeling comfortable in your own skin.
- Nausea or a stomachache.
- A dry mouth.
- A sense of detachment from what’s going on around you