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9 Myths About Anxiety Debunked

Thankfully, people are becoming increasingly more comfortable talking about mental health and the anxiety is one of the areas within this that is commonly discussed. Due to this however, this also means that there appear to be a lot of myths surrounding what anxiety is and how to deal with it.


Does anxiety impact you?

Do you feel like you’re struggling with too many worries about the future? Do they interfere with your sleep and keep you from enjoying life? Do you have a constant or recurring sense of nerves or unease? If so, please know that you’re not alone (although knowing this may not make you feel any better). Millions of people are impacted by anxiety, stress and worrying, and because of this prevalence, much research has been done to discover how to help.

You don’t have to suffer in silence, hoping that your worries will just go away. There are things you can do to alleviate your struggles.

The Myths

1. Myth: Anxiety isn’t a real illness.