Anxiety can interfere with daily routines, your job, social life etc.  Anxiety disorders include panic attacks, social anxiety, specific fears (ie. Bridges, dogs, being alone, leaving the house), Obsessive Compulsive disorders and general anxiety.  It is important to note, that sometimes you can link the feelings of anxiety to a specific triggers; other times you may not be able to pinpoint why the feelings arise.  Often times anxiety results in a physiological response- sweating, rapid heart rate, feeling unable to catch your breath.  While it is important to get these symptoms checked my a medical professional, it is also important to know that many of these symptoms will subside with therapy.  Specifically, Cognitive Behavioral and mindfulness practices can decrease those disturbing symptoms and regain control in those situations where your anxiety heightens.