Many people who live with fibromyalgia also suffer anxiety. Given that our bodies are in perpetual “fight or flight” mode, the added burden of anxiety is almost overwhelming.
Anxiety disorders are a group of mental disorders characterized by feelings of anxiety and fear. Anxiety is a worry about future events, and fear is a reaction to current events. These feelings may cause physical symptoms, such as a fast heart rate and shakiness.
While anxiety is different for everyone, this video offers 11 things to help us understand anxiety.