Recent Blog Articles

Anxiety

Anxiety

Welcome to our Health Guide on Anxiety. This guide is designed to help you learn about anxiety disorders. By knowing more, you may feel more comfortable talking with a health professional about your experience and your symptoms.

You will be asked a short series of questions. Your answers will lead to suggested reasons for your anxiety. You may find that the information doesn’t quite fit your circumstances. Feel free to start over, picking different answers to learn about additional types of anxiety.

This guide cannot make a diagnosis and it is not intended to be a substitute for professional evaluation.

Click here to begin

Some people have anxiety all the time. Some have periods of anxiety that come and go.

Are you anxious or worried all the time or almost all the time, or do you have separate periods of anxiety that come on rapidly?

I'm anxious almost all the time.

I have separate periods of anxiety.

To continue reading this article, you must log in.

Subscribe to Harvard Health Online for immediate access to health news and information from Harvard Medical School.

  • Research health conditions
  • Check your symptoms
  • Prepare for a doctor's visit or test
  • Find the best treatments and procedures for you
  • Explore options for better nutrition and exercise
Learn more about the many benefits and features of joining Harvard Health Online »

I'd like to receive access to Harvard Health Online for only $4.99 a month.

Sign Me Up

Already a member? Login ».

Disclaimer:

As a service to our readers, Harvard Health Publishing provides access to our library of archived content. Please note the date of last review or update on all articles. No content on this site, regardless of date, should ever be used as a substitute for direct medical advice from your doctor or other qualified clinician.

Harvard Health Publishing Logo

Thanks for visiting. Don't miss your FREE gift.

The Best Diets for Cognitive Fitness, is yours absolutely FREE when you sign up to receive Health Alerts from Harvard Medical School

Sign up to get tips for living a healthy lifestyle, with ways to fight inflammation and improve cognitive health, plus the latest advances in preventative medicine, diet and exercise, pain relief, blood pressure and cholesterol management, and more.

Harvard Health Publishing Logo

Health Alerts from Harvard Medical School

Get helpful tips and guidance for everything from fighting inflammation to finding the best diets for weight loss...from exercises to build a stronger core to advice on treating cataracts. PLUS, the latest news on medical advances and breakthroughs from Harvard Medical School experts.

BONUS! Sign up now and
get a FREE copy of the
Best Diets for Cognitive Fitness

Harvard Health Publishing Logo

Stay on top of latest health news from Harvard Medical School.

Plus, get a FREE copy of the Best Diets for Cognitive Fitness.