Listen now (7 mins) | Anxiety is a feeling of unease, such as worry or fear. A mild level of anxiety is common and a normal state of being. A certain amount of anxiety helps people feel motivated to perform well. But when anxiety is excessive and affects a person's day to day life, then it becomes a disorder that needs immediate attention. People often tend to live with anxiety disorder as a normal state of being, before being diagnosed or availing treatment; they tend to live with it for years and it affects their quality of life. This disorder is treatable and early treatment guarantees treatment success.