Anxiety: A Cancer of the Mind | Aneysha Bhat | TEDxUIUC The stereotype about anxiety has led to its definition being synonymous with fragility, weakness, and failure. Mental health is a misunderstood field, and the common misconceptions about it result in the development of stigma. In this talk, Aneysha Bhat explores the prevalence of anxiety and how we can stand together to fight the stigma associated with mental health. Aneysha Bhat is a Bioengineering student and co-innovator of TenseSense. She and her team of 4 bioengineers are developing a way to raise awareness about mental health and advance personalized medicine. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at