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    Anxiety (feeling tense, nervous or fearful) is related to the normal 'flight or fight' biological reaction humans have when they feel threatened.

    We all feel anxious in certain situations -- like taking an exam or moving house -- but for some people these feelings can become overwhelming and life altering.

    We spoke to Anna about her anxiety disorder, which she first experienced as a small child, and has learned to manage over time.

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