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The possible challenges of living with anxiety

On Behalf of | Jun 12, 2022 | Social Security Disability |

There are various types of mental health conditions that can have just as severe an impact on a person’s ability to carry out daily tasks as a severe physical injury. Individuals in New Jersey who live with mental health conditions such as anxiety disorders may face numerous challenges and their conditions might interfere with various aspects of their lives. Such conditions may also disrupt one’s ability to maintain employment and those who live with such challenges might have questions about whether they may be eligible for aid via Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits. 

Anxiety is a type of mental health condition that can carry affect various aspects of one’s life and some possible challenges of living with anxiety might include: 

  • Physical impact:  Anxiety disorders could disrupt one’s sleep patterns, lead to issues with rapid heartbeats and dizziness, or lead to bouts with constant headaches and feelings of nausea. 
  • Emotional concerns:  Those who struggle with anxiety may find struggle to relax and experience high levels of stress and agitation, and such health concerns could also affect one’s ability to concentrate. 
  • Excessive fear:  Studies indicate that anxiety could also cause one to experience excessive levels of fear when meeting new people or attending social gatherings and functions. 
  • Focus and interaction:  Anxiety could also disrupt one’s ability to focus on tasks or interact with others, regardless of the setting. 

Those who struggle with anxiety may also have trouble making important decisions out of fear of the possible ramifications or be unable to travel via any means. 

This may only be a brief list of the trials of living with anxiety and those who struggle with similar health concerns might need guidance in preparing to safeguard their interests by seeking SSDI benefits. When facing similar challenges in life, a person in New Jersey could choose to consult with an attorney for advice on how best to approach the process. An attorney can help a client better understand every aspect of the process and assist in preparing to seek the best outcome achievable regarding his or her future through the proper outlets.