Anxiety is a psychological disorder characterized by feeling of unease, tension, worried thoughts, nervousness and fear, that can be mild or severe.
It brings the physical changes such as increased blood pressure, increased sweating and nausea.
Anxiety disorders occur when a reaction is out of proportion to what might normally be expected in a situation.
Experiencing occasional anxiety is a normal part of life but people with this disorder have excessive and persistent worry and fear about everyday situations.
What Are The Causes Of Anxiety?
• environmental factors, such as stress from a personal relationship, job, school, finances, traumatic event.
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• Genetics, disorders can run in families.
• medical factors, such as the side effects of medicine, symptoms of a condition, or stress from a serious underlying medical condition.
• brain chemistry, could be linked to faulty circuits in the brain that control fear and other emotions.
use of or withdrawal from an illicit substance
How Anxiety Is Characterized Into Different Types?
Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD): This is a chronic disorder involving excessive, long-lasting anxiety and worries about nonspecific life events, objects, and situations. It is the most common anxiety disorder. People with generalized anxiety disorder display excessive anxiety or worry for months.
Panic disorder: Panic disorders have recurrent unexpected attacks usually occur after frightening experiences or prolonged stress, intense terror and apprehension. These attacks can lead to shaking, confusion, dizziness, nausea, and breathing difficulties. Panic attacks tend to occur and escalate rapidly and peak after 10 minutes. However, they may last for hours.
Social anxiety disorder: This is a fear of being negatively judged by others in social situations or a fear of public embarrassment. This includes a range of feelings, such as stage fright, a fear of intimacy, and a fear of humiliation. This disorder can cause people to avoid public situations and human contact to the point that everyday living is rendered extremely difficult.
Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD): This is an anxiety disorder characterized by thoughts or actions that are repetitive, distressing, and intrusive. OCD suffers usually know that their compulsions are unreasonable or irrational, but they serve to alleviate their anxiety.
Symptoms According To Different Types Of this disorder?
Generalized anxiety disorder symptoms include:
• Restlessness or feeling wound-up or on edge
• Being easily fatigued
• Difficulty concentrating
• Muscle tension
• Difficulty controlling the worry
• Sleep problems (difficulty falling or staying asleep or restless, unsatisfying sleep)
Panic disorder symptoms include:
• Sudden and repeated attacks of intense fear
• Feelings of being out of control during a panic attack
• Intense worries about when the next attack will happen
• Fear or avoidance of places where panic attacks have occurred in the past
Social anxiety disorder symptoms include:
• Feeling highly anxious about being with other people and having a hard time talking to them
• Feeling very self-conscious in front of other people and worried about feeling humiliated, embarrassed, or rejected, or fearful of offending others
• Being very afraid that other people will judge them
• Worrying for days or weeks before an event where other people will be
• Staying away from places where there are other people
• Having a hard time making friends and keeping friends
• Blushing, sweating, or trembling around other people
• Feeling nauseous or sick to your stomach when other people are around
Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) symptoms include:
obsessively clean personal items or hands
constantly check locks, stoves, or light switches.
How To Diagnose it?
Complete History of the patient.
If needed physician will take medical & physical examination.
How Untreated Anxiety Be Complicated?
Untreated anxiety can increase your risk of more severe, even life-threatening conditions. These conditions include:
Without proper treatment, anxiety disorders can lead to low self-esteem, isolation, lack of sleep, cognitive decline and an overall sense of exhaustion and hopelessness, Depression & Suicide
Addictions to drugs, alcohol or nicotine are fairly common among people who have been struggling with anxiety for a long period of time.
Anxiety frequently causes digestive issues, such as irritable bowel syndrome, heartburn, cramping, bloating, diarrhea or constipation. Weight fluctuations, loss of interest in sex, sleep problems, headaches, muscle tension and chronic pain are other common anxiety-related physical issues.
How To Manage Anxiety?
Accept that you can’t control everything
Maintain a positive attitude
Learn and control what triggers your anxiety
Get enough sleep
Take deep breathe
Talk to someone
Homeopathy Treatment Is The Best Way To Cure Anxiety
Aconite is one of the best remedies for waves of fear, fear of death and restlessness or outright panic. Symptoms are sudden, intense and may follow a shock such as an accident or natural disaster. The person is agitated, restless, and fearful. They can think they are about to die and may even predict the time of death.
Argentum Nitricum is considered a very useful homeopathic remedy for Nervousness and anxiety. It is the top natural Homeopathic treatment for anxiety attacks where the person gets anxious while getting ready for some engagement or before travel.
Lycopodium clavatum (Lyc.):
People who need lycopodium suffer from anticipation anxiety and stage fear, to appear in public for making a speech or otherwise with the fear that he or she will make mistakes, or will forget but once he started, a person completes the task very efficiently
Gelsemium sempervirens :
It is one of the best remedy for trembling in anxiety. People who need Gels. suffer from performance anxiety that leads to weakness of muscles. Any exertion produces trembling of the muscles knees may knock, legs may shake, and hands can tremble.
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