A constant feeling of nervousness or thoughts that are invasive and inconsiderate that make sweaty palms, excessive fear that increases heart rate, and a fuzzy fear of imminent danger are just some of the numerous ways that anxiety disorders manifest within an individual.
From generalized anxiety disorders (GAD) to obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) flying fear disorders can manifest in any form and impact all aspects of a person's life, like working efficiency or the ability to manage numerous social obligations.
But, because of the negative stigmas that surround anxiety and its related disorders, many individuals with real symptoms are often misdiagnosed or untreated.
If people suffering from anxiety are largely excluded from society by numerous people, a few celebrities from the entertainment world have shown the courage to speak out about their battle with anxiety in order to dispel the myths about the mental health issue.
Here are some celebrities who battled anxieties in the past, and we're not afraid to speak freely about their struggles with anxiety disorders:
One of the highest-paid actors in the world and the youngest to receive 4 Academy Award nominations, she is battling anxiety issues since she was in her teens.
Therapy and medication have greatly helped her deal with the pressure of being in the spotlight.