© 2022 Dr. Willa Litvack
Some degree of fear and anxiety are not just ‘normal’ they’re essential, alerting us to and steering us away from danger. But, when fear and anxiety become pervasive or unrealistically heightened, they can with every area of our lived and have negative consequences for our physical health.
Approximately 12% of Canadians will experience an anxiety disorder during any given year, and 25% will experience an anxiety disorder in their lifetime. Sufferers most often recognize the illogic of their responses but nonetheless experience them as real, cognitively, emotionally, and physiologically.