Show 131 Possible Causes of Anxiety Disorders

Does knowing why we have an anxiety disorder help people with their treatment? Sometimes yes, sometimes no. There are those of us that need to understand how we got to this place so that we can begin to correct it.

Other people don't care about the why, just make it stop. Fix it. In this episode, a look at the possible causes of an anxiety disorder.

I'm still on vacation light as I both rest and generate new episodes. I have a lot of good ideas in the hopper and I hope to start sharing them in a few weeks.

If you need support contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255, the Trevor Project at 1-866-488-7386 or text “START” to 741-741.

Resources Mentioned: has a page for those of you with panic attacks and panic disorders.

The Mayo Clinic has a page about symptoms and causes of an anxiety disorder

National Institute of Mental Health page about risk factors such as shyness, family members having a mental illness or financial hardship,

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