Many individuals with GAD startle more easily than other people. They tend to feel tired, have trouble concentrating, and may suffer from depression. GAD may involve nausea, frequent trips to the bathroom, or feeling like there is a lump in the throat.
My anxious heart - Katie Crawford they keep telling me to breathe. i can feel my chest moving up and down. up and down. up and down. but why does it feel like i'm suffocating? i hold my hand under my nose, making sure there is air. i still can't breathe.
How to Reduce Generalized Anxiety Disorder. Generalized anxiety disorder, or GAD, is a condition that involves excessive worrying, even when there's nothing to be afraid of. This disorder can seriously impair a person's ability to function.
Anxiety and Depression usually go hand in hand and people with social anxiety disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, anxiety disorder or other similar disorders spend most of their time in a highly agitated state.