June 28, 2017

Anxiety Symptoms

Know More about Anxiety and Its Symptoms

Anxiety can be very aptly defined as ‘nervousness’. We all become anxious when we are faced with one or the other problem in our personal and professional lives. Anxiety is common and is a very natural response to problems that surface in our lives. But when a person starts worrying about every little thing that happens, then it becomes a sign of a grave underlying problem, often named as ‘Anxiety Disorder’. Though it is very much curable, but takes time.

In most of the cases registered, it has been recurrently noticed that people take a lot of time in addressing this problem, which many a times results in delayed treatment. And delayed treatment often worsens the condition of the patient. It is thus advised that people should keep themselves informed about the common anxiety symptoms, so that whenever they notice something similar in their or their family member’s or even in their friends behavior, then they can immediately address the problem and get started the most appropriate treatment.

Now that you know that it is very important for everyone to be informed about the possible anxiety symptoms, then why don’t you start off, read the symptoms proffered in the strides below and share this piece of crucial information with everyone you know? Isn’t it a great idea?

Anxiety Symptoms:

There can be varied types of anxiety symptoms; we’ll start with the emotional symptoms. Emotional symptoms basically accounts for all the feelings and sensations that an anxiety disorder sufferer experiences. These are often the first signs of anxiety disorder.

Emotional Symptoms of Anxiety:

  • Feeling stressed most of the time
  • Nervousness
  • Difficulty in concentrating on one thing
  • Restlessness
  • Feeling irritated
  • Predicting worst results and situations
  • Feeling blank
  • Lack in confidence and increasrd apprehensions

Above mentioned are some symptoms of anxiety that a person experiences on an emotional level. But there are other symptoms as well that indicates anxiety disorder, on a physical level.

Physical Symptoms of Anxiety:

  • Strong and fast palpitations
  • Feeling dizzy
  • Upset stomach
  • Sweating
  • Headaches
  • Twitches and tremors
  • Breathlessness
  • Insomnia
  • Fatigue
  • Frequent urination/diarrhea
  • Pounding heart

Now that you are fully aware of all the possible anxiety symptoms, take a lot at the strides below and find out what are the symptoms when a person gets an anxiety attack. Anxiety attacks or panic attacks can be defined as a period of intense fear and nervousness.

Symptoms of Anxiety Attack:

  • Panicking extraordinarily
  • Feeling of going crazy and losing all control
  • Hyperventilation
  • Chest pain/ increased rate of heart palpitations
  • A sensation of being choked
  • Feeling that you’ll not be able to bear the pressure and you’ll pass out
  • Chills or hot flushes
  • Feeling unreal
  • Nausea
  • Cramps in stomach
  • Trembling

An anxiety attack becomes very intense and over pouring within 5-10 minutes. It is always severe and should never be taken leniently. It usually lasts for half an hour, but within this time frame it makes the person feel weak and totally unconfident. It has a huge impact on the sufferer. During anxiety attack, people tremble and feel so out of control that they get a feeling of losing out and even feel that they are having a heart attack and will die.

People close to such patients must take care and make a note of stimulus that triggers such a response in the patient and must get immediate medical help.

All the anxiety symptoms that are discussed above are important indicators of a potentially more severe underlying problem. If in case you are experiencing something similar in your life or are noticing some symptoms in your friends or family member’s behavior, then do address the problem and help yourself or your loved ones get immediate medical help. Anxiety, usually leads to many other mental disorders if not given proper treatment on time.

Since good and effective treatments and permanent cures are available for this mental illness, then not utilizing them would be like jeopardizing your own life. Become proactive and take initiative for getting yourself or your loved ones out of the deadly clutches of anxiety.