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    Everyone feels anxious now and then -- when faced with a problem at work, before taking a test, or making an important decision. Anxiety disorders are different. They can cause such distress that it interferes with your ability to lead a normal life.

    Learn more about anxiety disorders, including types, causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.

    Panic disorder is a serious condition that strikes without reason or warning. Symptoms include sudden attacks of fear and nervousness, as well as physical symptoms such as sweating and a racing heart.

    How can you tell if your child's anxieties might be more than just passing worries and fears? Here are some questions to ask yourself.

    What are some common questions about anxiety and panic disorders? Find out and get answers.

    Anxiety may be caused by a mental condition, a physical condition, the effects of drugs, or a combination of these.

    Clinical depression has been linked to other mental illnesses, such as anxiety disorders, panic disorder, social phobia, and generalized anxiety disorder.

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