Anxiety can mean nervousness, worry, or self-doubt and most importantly is normal reaction to stressful situations. In some cases, it becomes excessive and can cause sufferers to dread everyday situations. Anxiety, like the fight, flight, or freeze response, is recognised as a survival reaction, which allows protection however it becomes malfunction if we experience it on everyday basis.
Anxiety causes are search in conditioning by parents, stressful work environment, unresolved traumatic experiences and develop further into Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Generalized Anxiety Disorder, panic attacks, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder.
Anxiety can cause intrusive or obsessive thoughts, disturb our ability to concentrate and make us feel confused. Symptoms of anxiety can also be physical and cause overly tense muscles, or high blood pressure. Trembling, sweating, a racing heartbeat, dizziness, and insomnia can also be mental health symptoms. Anxiety may even cause headaches, digestive problems, difficulty breathing, and nausea. Anxious person might appear confrontational, stumbling over words, trembling, and develop nervous tics.
Therapy can help in uncovering the underlying causes of worries and fears, teach how to relax and look at situations in new, less frightening ways. Counsellor will help you to develop better coping and problem-solving skills. Therapy gives you the tools to examines how negative thoughts and behaviours can trigger anxiety.