What is Anxiety
First of all, Anxiety is a very common human emotion which comes from an experience that one is in a dangerous situation. In this sense anxiety has evolutionary value as it is an important emotion that alerts to danger and threat in the environment. When individuals suffer from anxiety their experience of fear becomes over generalized as they begin to experience that in reality.Anxiety symptoms vary from person to person and requires best psychologist’s attention
If you suffer from an anxiety disorder you might find yourself unable to stop worrying and being in a state of heightened stress most of the time. This can become an all consuming experience taking over your life.
Types of Anxiety
1. Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD)
If you suffer from GAD you are likely to feel anxious about most things and in most situations rather than having a specific focus for your worries. Likewise this could have an effect on your concentration, sleep and appetite and is likely to be an obstacle to being able to live your life as you would like.
If you suffer from panic disorder you might find yourself experiencing intense panic attacks and this could be in relation to specific situations or more generalized. Furthermore people who suffer from panic attacks become anxious about experiencing another panic attack so the focus of anxiety becomes the anticipation of anxiety.
Panic disorder often involves physical symptoms of anxiety such as:
- Sweating and
Other forms of anxiety are:
- health anxiety
- Phobias and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).