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Anxiety is a distressing condition experienced by millions of people worldwide. It is generally treated with counseling and therapy, anti-anxiolytic medications to manage the symptoms and sometimes also antidepressants. However, it is becoming increasingly clear that anxiety is associated with neuroinflammation. We’ll look at the changes in the brain with anxiety as well as different models of anxiety. How does chronic stress play a role in this? We’ll also discuss ways to decrease inflammation in the brain.