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Anxiety is part of human life. Some even experience it on a daily basis especially in situations such as in public. Anxiety is not a problem until it affects the normal life of an individual. The right thing to do when you experience anxiety that interferes with your normal life is to seek professional help.
For a short period, you could experience blood pressure due to anxiety. You should know that if anxiety causes dramatic, spikes of blood your kidneys and blood vessels could sustain damages if this is repeated for quite some times. To avoid damage to kidneys and blood vessels due to repeated spikes of blood you need to take measures that will help you.
When people engage in unhealthy habits to deal with anxiety it’s dangerous. Overeating, smoking, drinking of alcohol could be a dangerous habit that one may think would help fight anxiety. Taking negative measures to deal with anxiety could take a toll on you. Engage a professional to help you deal with your anxiety problems.
Anxiety could be classified into several types which include the generalized anxiety, social anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), Obsessive -compulsive disorder (OCD), common phobias, and panic disorder.
Generalized anxiety disorder is experiencing excessive anxiety without any tangible reason. Over 6 millions of Americans are diagnosed with generalized anxiety disorder. Anxiety that exceeds six months should be diagnosed by the professionals.
Due to fear of humiliation and being judged one may withdraw; this could be a sign of social anxiety disorder. The number diagnosed with social anxiety in the US exceeds 15 million. It may take decades for one to consult the professionals for help with social anxiety disorder. Social anxiety disorder start early, at the onset of puberty that is at the age of 13.
After you experience trauma you could develop post-traumatic stress disorder (PSTD). For you to notice the signs of PSTD it could take years. Trauma could be caused by war, disasters, or physical attacks.
The Obsessive compulsive disorder could manifest when one desires to repeat something over and over again. The desire to do a task again and again could include activities such as hand washing, counting or checking something.
The breathing rate and heart rate could increase due to the anxiety. You get prepared to respond to the intense situations when anxiety sets in.
The common signs of anxiety include withdrawing, changes in personality, substance and drug abuse and fear of particular things among others.
It is important for anyone who experiences the above mentioned signs of anxiety to seek professional help.