Mental Health Conditions

ANXIETY

What Is Anxiety?

Anxiety can be a normal response to stress or danger. However, when anxiety becomes overwhelming, persistent, or starts interfering with your daily life, it is time to seek mental health assistance. Recognizing when to seek treatment for anxiety is crucial for managing your mental well-being effectively.

Risk Factors

Anxiety can happen to anyone, but some factors increase your risk:

Mental Health concept with many of the factors that can affect the brain triggering mental illness

Risk Factors

Anxiety can happen to anyone, but some factors increase your risk:

When should I seek help for Anxiety?

Persistent Worry

If you find yourself constantly worrying about various aspects of your life, even when there's no immediate reason to be anxious, it could be a sign of an anxiety disorder.

Physical Symptoms

Physical symptoms like frequent headaches, stomachaches, muscle tension, restlessness, and difficulty sleeping might be manifestations of underlying anxiety that require attention.

Interference with Daily Life

When anxiety starts interfering with your ability to perform regular tasks, maintain relationships, or participate in social activities, it's time to consider seeking mental help.

Intense Fear or Panic Attacks

If you experience sudden episodes of intense fear, panic attacks, or a feeling of losing control, it's crucial to consult a professional for proper assessment and guidance.

Avoidance Behavior

If you begin avoiding situations or places due to excessive fear or anxiety, it's a red flag that your anxiety might need professional intervention.

Duration

If your anxiety symptoms persist for several weeks or months and show no signs of improvement, seeking treatment is advisable.

Negative Impact on Mental Health

Anxiety can lead to feelings of hopelessness, depression, or constant negativity. If your mental health is deteriorating, seeking help can provide you with coping strategies and support.

Examples of Anxiety Disorders

Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)

Characterized by chronic anxiety, exaggerated worry, and tension, even if there is little or nothing to provoke it.

Panic Disorder

Characterized by unexpected, repeated episodes of intense fear. Usually accompanied with physical symptoms (fast heartbeat, chest pain, shortness of breath, dizziness).

Social Anxiety Disorder

Characterized by overwhelming anxiety in social settings. It can be limited to only one type of situation or symptoms may present anytime if around other people.

Agoraphobia

Characterized by episodes of fear and avoidance of places and situations that might cause feelings of panic, entrapment, helplessness, or embarrassment.

Separation Anxiety Disorder

Disorder  A childhood disorder characterized by anxiety related to separation from parents or others with parental roles.

Substance-Induced Anxiety Disorder

Characterized by symptoms of intense anxiety or panic that directly result from misusing drugs or taking medications.

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