Anxiety can affect health adversely!Stress causes the secretion of cortisol (stress hormone). Continued stress is present in Anxiety Disorders which leads to persistently increased levels of cortisol in the body. The elevated cortisol levels are responsible for various adverse effects like hypertention, osteoporosis, immunosupression (reduced immunity), Diabetes, dyslipidemia, and cardiovascular diseases. Hippocampus is important for cognitive and memory functions. Raised cortisol affects hippocampus leading to forgetfulness and other cognitive impairments in the patients with Anxiety.