Anxiety is a feeling of fear, dread , an emotion characterised by feeling of tension, worried with no clear justification and physical changes i.e increase in blood pressure.
Many people experience more than 1 symptoms of anxiety and may experience depression too.
What causes anxieties ?
It can be caused due to various factors such as family history or various health condition , personality factors, stress related issues , physical health problems and some other mental health conditions.
There are different types of anxieties the most common anxieties are :-
- GAD (Generalized anxiety disorder) :-
This disorder involves constant worrying over everyday things in life , it doesn’t have clear sign or symptoms . This chronic condition troubles in causing irritability , muscle tension as well as Sleeping.
- Panic Disorders.
Core symptoms is recurrent panic attacks. Combination of physical and psychological distress. Some common symptoms are shaking , feeling detached, feeling of losing control, chest pain , fear of dying etc.
Symptoms are so severe many people compare it with heart attacks , or other life threatening illness.
This may also occur with depression or PTSD.
- Phobias :-
This specific phobia is excessive and persistent fear of specific thing and generally not harmful. Patients know their fear is excessive but they can’t overcome it.
- Social Anxiety Disorder :-
Person has an immense fear of being humiliation , embarrassment and being criticised in everyday situation such as speaking in public, eating in public , traveling in public, making small conversation etc.
- Obsessive compulsive disorder:-
Person feel unwanted thoughts which may feel fear of anxiety. Person may acknowledge some silly thoughts such as fear of germs and contamination may leads to constant washing of hands..
- Post traumatic Stress disorder :-
This state of Anxiety happen when person experience symptoms as disaster, accident . Symptoms include upsetting in dreams , comforting , flashback of events, and avoidance of events.
PTSD has symptoms for a month.
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