Along with fellow experts, Dr. Alex Anastasiou helped to explain what effects anxiety can have on your brain in a recent Bustle article. Anxiety is more common that most people think, affecting about 20% of Americans. Even though it is a very common mental illness, there are still many things that we don’t know about anxiety’s impact on the brain. Dr. Alex had the chance to speak on what he knows about anxiety and the way it can affect the brain when triggered.
“Anxiety is the brain’s way of alerting us of danger,” Dr. Alex Anastasiou, a psychiatrist specializing in anxiety treatment, tells Bustle. You can read more from the article by clicking here!