Anxiety / Panic Attacks
Everybody occasionally feels anxious as it is normal. When people are faced with a vital decision, faced with issues at work or about to write a test, they may seem nervous. Anxiety attacks are usually different. They affect the normal life of an individual by introducing stress. The resulting tension and excessive worry are caused by unrealistic circumstances. This is a mental illness that is severe. People having this disorder will constantly have overwhelming and disabling worry and fear.
Anxiety disorder examples are post-traumatic disorder, panic attacks, obsessive-compulsive disorder. A Sense of terror occasionally occurs without warning to people suffering from an anxiety attack. Day to day social circumstances is characterized by overwhelming self-consciousness and worry to those having a social anxiety attack. Certain phobias arise from significant worry over certain conditions like flying or heights or just objects. They are treated with guidance and antidepressant medication.
Signs of an anxiety attack are:
The major cause of anxiety is not known. But anxiety attack similar to other mental illness does not occur from tiredness, poor background or personality flaw. Scientists, in their research, have shown that an anxiety attack is as a result of multiple factors that occur from changes in thinking and environmental stress.
- Sense of restlessness, fear, and terror.
- A choking feeling
- Pain in the chest
- Sleeping issues
- Wet and shivery feet and palms
- Heart palpitation
- Short breath
- Strong and irregular heartbeat
- Muscle tension
- Dry mouth
- Difficulty being calm and still
- Tingling and numb feeling in the hands and feet