Anxiety Disorder Symptoms, Know It Well And You Would Have Won Half The Battle.


Worries have always been part and parcel of our everyday life due to different factors inherent in the environment in which we live.

Different people are affected by worries that are so distinctive and dissimilar that some may only be temporarily affected, however leaving some permanently disturbed. The stigma of constant worrying in the lives of these people can itself developed into a medical condition known as anxiety disorder.

Endless fear, worry and anxiety may be a complicating condition and can have considerable impact in their lives not only mentally but both physically and psychologically. This kind of mental disorder problem is triggered every time the body prepares itself for a battle or fight condition when it intercepts potential danger or disaster. The rush of adrenaline and sudden hormonal changes accelerate the speed of the functioning of the various body parts and organs such as heart and brain, causing a heightened stress level, tension and anxiety.

This in turn can trigger abdominal discomfort, diarrhea, dry mouth, rapid heartbeat, palpitations, tightness and pain in the chest region, shortness of breath, dizziness, frequent urination and even difficulty swallowing. These are just the physical effects that anxiety disorders produce.

Physical symptoms aside, anxiety disorder may manifest itself into psychological disorders that are not only limited to conditions such as insomnia, lack of concentration and focus, excessive irritation, sudden anger, unexplained irritation, phobia, etc; but the extent of complication can be so extensive that it can cause a person to experience anxiety and tension almost around anyone and around the clock.

Besides the anxiety symptoms you may experience emotional symptoms too. You will feel a constant feeling of unease that has nothing to do with your present situation. You might experience anxiety due to being involved in a stressful situation like pressure at work or a relationship. Then your anxiety symptoms may rear their heads due to being anxious about an illness, real or imagined. Then there is always your bodys reaction to perceived dangerous threats. All of these emotional stresses can and will increase your anxiety symptoms dramatically.

When you first experience anxiety your doctor must be able to diagnose your complaint. The doctor has to be able to decide if your symptoms are a medical condition or if they are a mental problem. Once you have been identified as having an anxiety disorder, treatment to cure or control your condition may be begun.

Similar to many mental illnesses, anxiety disorder is more than the mere presence of anxiety, but the severity of anxiety spilling over other areas of life and affecting the way of life and activities. If excessive anxiety or prolonged emotional turmoil is stimulated with little or nothing dangerous or threatening to bring the body into the fight/flight situation, then it is highly likely that the condition be regarded as symptoms of an anxiety disorder.

Although you might suspect yourself to be suffering from anxiety symptoms its always a good idea to get your self-diagnosis confirmed by a qualified medical practitioner who can then start you on the proper course to cure you.

Thomas Bronson

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