Anxiety and your brain

Anxiety is a natural part of everyday life; it’s impossible to avoid some significant life events, bereavement, divorce, family illness, redundancy even parenthood. Almost everyone has experienced feelings of anxiety in their life, for example, feeling anxious about sitting an exam, or an upcoming job interview.


This animation explains how anxiety affects us; it can induce a flight or fight response in the body, producing hormones to increase heart rate, make us breathe faster, increases muscle tension and makes us stronger.


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