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Anxiety / Panic Attacks

Anxiety is a disorder that affects millions of people all over the world. It is a feeling that envelops the body, rendering it incapable of performing tasks or thinking straight. Anxiety usually attacks a person when he is suffering from a hardship or comes across a situation where in he is uncomfortable.

The reason for anxiety cannot be figured out as it is different for every person. Different people have different reasons for why they may be anxious. Socially anxious people know for certain that any situation that arises in public can trigger a panic attack and that they must steer clear of all such stressful situations.

Many people who find it difficult to cope with the ongoings and unexpected arrivals of such attacks try to take counselling and have antidepressants prescribed to them.

Symptoms of Anxiety Disorders

is a common assumption that anxiety and panic attacks are hereditary or are due to personality issues, but that is not true. Studies have proven that both these assumptions are not correct. Anxiety can be caused because of the following reasons:

  • ● Stress
  • ● Alterations in the brain
  • ● Gender dysphoria
    • ● Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
    • Some symptoms of anxiety are:

      • ● Feeling tense
      • ● Insomnia
      • ● Increase heart rate
      • ● Shivering
      • ● Gastrointestinal issues
      • ● Hyperventilation
      • ● Numbness
      • ● Inability to remain calm
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Symptoms of Anxiety Disorders

Panic attacks are something similar. Certain situations and environmental circumstances trigger fear and worry in the brain. These feelings attack suddenly and leave the body and mind in shock. Social anxiety is a disorder that is supplied by fear of social situations.

  • Feeling of tension, nervousness or fear.
  • Choking feeling
  • A Sleeping problem
  • Wet or cold palms and feet
  • Pain in the chest
  • Short breath
  • Heavy and abnormal heartbeats
  • Heart palpitation
  • A problem being still or calm
  • Dry throat
  • Muscular tension
  • Nausea
  • A numb or tingling feeling in the feet and hands
  • Dizziness