MYTH: You will only suffer from anxiety if you are a nervous person.
FACT: Anyone can get anxiety. It is one of the most common mental health problems. Men and women alike can suffer from anxiety and it can be triggered by anything from work to relationship problems.
Four million people in America suffer from phobias - a type of anxiety - which are an irrational fear of anything from needles to air travel to spiders. You need not be a nervous person in general to have any of these problems.