5 Causes of Baby Boomer Anxiety And How to Treat it

Types of Anxiety Disorders

Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)


Panic Disorder

Symptoms of Anxiety

  • Trouble sleeping
  • Avoiding perceived triggers of anxiety
  • Feeling nervous
  • Experiencing a sense of impending danger or doom
  • Feeling an increased heart rate
  • Breathing rapidly
  • Sweating
  • Trembling
  • Feeling overly tired or weak
  • Inability to focus or concentrate
  • Obsession with possible problems

Causes of Anxiety Disorders in Baby Boomers

1. Dependence on Others

2. Financial worries

3. Fear of falling or having a medical emergency

4. Loneliness

5. Underlying medical conditions

Coping with and Treating Anxiety Disorders




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