Symptoms of anxiety
There are many symptoms of anxiety and to suffer in silence is nowadays unnessacery there are many early warning signs to be aware of that will surface before a major anxiety attack.
- Shortness of breath
- Digestive and abdominal pain
- Nausea , Diahrohea
- Resporatory issues
- Muscular fatigue , shakes,
- Perspiration and itchy skin
- Frequent urination
Anxiety is not fear many people world wide see anxiety as fear psychologist have made a clear distinction between fear and anxiety. Neuroscientists have also studied the chemicals involved that clearly distinguish anxiety as something completely different to fear.
Anxiety is commonly bought on in fight or flight situations in which one is usually not in control over the situation it is more common now for this to be an unwanted and irrational response. It brings forth an argument of how inapropriate fight and flight response is in todays world. It is vary rare in most western society to ever have to run from a tiger,elephant or any other animal. Anxiety can be experienced in many different from from short to sharp to long and dull. There are many different approaches to relieving anxiety but the most common is psychotherapy.
Behaviour effects of anxiety
One of the biggest symptoms is the withdrawal of one person from the situation they feel anxiety about. Trouble concentrating is another major symptom to have trouble in school exams due to fear of failure is very common in todays schooloing.
A big fear also experienced by many is the fear of dying. This is considered unrealistic and not warranted by many but studies show that nealy all humans suffer anxiety over this at some stage of their life. Ervin Yallom was considered the therapist of death and anxiety Exestentialism. He had a hard time initially getting people to talk about there fear of death. He adventually worked in a cancer ward where people had no choice but to discuss the matter. He found all people close to death with moderate to sever anxiety disorders.