Anxiety is a normal human emotion that functions as an alarm system, warning us of a perceived danger. While anxiety is necessary for our very survival, millions of Americans suffer from a level of anxiety that makes daily functioning difficult. Anxiety Disorders are the most common mental health condition, affecting almost 20% of the US population. For more health-related information, tune into the call-in radio program for Line One: Your Health Connection every Wednesday morning at 10 AM on alaskapublic.org or on 91.1 FM in Anchorage, Alaska. This health tip made possible in part by The Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority.