Anxiety. Most women experience it in some form during their lifetime. The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health in Canada sites that women experience anxiety more frequently than men. Women take on a lot in a day...work, meals, commuting, family, kids, friends, grocery shopping, (& now social media). We did not evolve to multitask to this extent. Women have a biological tendency to use hormones, (like oxytocin and progesterone), to decrease anxiety, and cope with stress by "