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Anxious? Your living space might not be helping.

Aug 29, 2019 - The Washington Post

The word "anxiety" gets thrown around a lot these days, and I admit, I've been a little dismissive. I'd think to myself, "Don't we all get nervous now and then? What's the big deal?" Then, this year, I experienced a series of panic attacks that knocked me right off my high horse.

These were perplexing, sporadic episodes with no obvious trigger: shortness of breath right before bed, sudden dread while boarding the train, claustrophobia that hit when I entered dark movie theaters. It was po...