fear:

As a woman, you have a greater likelihood than a man does of experiencing anxiety.

What to Know

Women are twice as likely to experience anxiety. Feelings of unease, worry and fear are often early symptoms of anxiety. Triggers such as stress, lack of sleep, substance use, genetic predisposition, and hormonal fluctuations can contribute to anxiety.

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What to Do

A vitamin-rich diet, normal sleep schedule, avoidance of alcohol and drugs, as well as a meditation practice, are all known to have positive impacts on anxiety levels.

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Hope:

Mindfulness therapy from a trained mental health professional has been proven to significantly reduce anxiety.