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World Mental Health Day: Do not ignore stress as a way to identify and treat anxiety disorder

How to Deal with Anxiety:


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In today’s era, every person feels stress in some form or the other. While some people become victims of anxiety disorder. The stress goes away after a certain position whereas the anxiety can be so dangerous that a person may even have a panic attack. Let us know what is the difference between stress and anxiety disorder and how can we overcome it.

The solution to any problem or problem comes when we talk about it. When we do not feel physically fit, we are able to openly talk about it. But when we do not feel mentally fit, then we keep silence. Even today many people hesitate to talk about mental health. Many people take the matter of mental health as a joke, while some people call it nonsense. This is the reason that if a person around us is suffering from any mental health problem, then he does not talk about it. Because he is afraid that people will judge him or make fun of him. But to make people aware about mental health, Mental Health Day is celebrated every year on 10 October all over the world.

One of the reasons behind celebrating Mental Health Day by WHO is that people can become aware about mental health. To lead a good life, as much as our physical health is necessary, we should also pay equal attention to our mental health. In today’s time many people are going through anxiety and anxiety disorder. But due to not having much information about it, he never talks about this problem.

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), when the corona epidemic did not occur in the world, one in eight people was suffering from some kind of mental disorder. At the same time, according to the WHO, in the first year of the corona epidemic, the cases of anxiety and depression had increased by 25 percent worldwide. According to WHO, one of the biggest reasons behind increasing anxiety in Corona was the isolation of people from each other due to Corona. Apart from this, there was also an increase in cases of anxiety and depression due to loneliness, fear of infection, mourning the death of loved ones and financial concerns. Mental health problems can be of many types. One of them is anxiety and anxiety disorder. Let us know how anxiety and anxiety disorders affect our life.

What is the difference between stress and anxiety disorder?
In the time we are living in today, almost everyone feels stress. But stress is quite different from anxiety disorder. Stress can happen to you for any reason, such as performing on stage, taking a test and as soon as you come out of that situation you become stress free. At the same time, in the state of anxiety, you are constantly afraid about something or the other. Sometimes anxiety can occur even without any stress condition. According to the American Psychiatric Association, anxiety can be so dangerous that you may even have to suffer panic attacks. At the same time, anxiety disorder also starts affecting the everyday life of any person.

People who have anxiety disorder may have to face all kinds of problems. According to the American Psychiatric Association, anxiety disorders are the most common problem in mental health. About 30 percent of adults go through this disorder. But let us tell you that you can treat this problem and get rid of it.

There are also different types of anxiety disorders. Such as generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder, social anxiety disorder and separation anxiety disorder.

Generalized Anxiety Disorder and Its Symptoms

According to the American Psychiatric Association, Generalized Anxiety Disorder involves persistent and excessive anxiety, which interferes with your everyday activities. Generalized anxiety disorder can be accompanied by physical symptoms. Due to this, you may feel things like restlessness, problems sleeping, problem focusing, fatigue and muscle tension. In this disorder, the worries are often related to everyday things like job responsibilities, family health or minor matters like work, car repair.

Panic disorder and its symptoms

Individuals suffering from panic disorder feel constant fear. People suffering from this disorder get so nervous that they feel all the time as if they are in some big disease or some big problem. Whenever these people have a panic attack, these people get so nervous that they are having a heart attack or some medical problem. According to the American Psychiatric Association, the average age of onset of panic disorder is 20-24. The problem of panic attacks arises with other mental disorders like depression or PTSD.

People who have panic disorder may feel nervous during a panic attack, their heart rate increases significantly. They start feeling like they are not able to breathe, there is a complaint of chest pain.

Social anxiety disorder and its symptoms

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, social anxiety disorder is a very common anxiety disorder. A person with social anxiety disorder experiences symptoms of anxiety or fear in situations where they feel that people will judge them. Public meetings, public speaking, dentistry, job interviews are a big problem for people with social anxiety. People suffering from this disorder have a fear of going out in the crowd, meeting new people.

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, social anxiety disorder is more common in women than in men. If social anxiety disorder is not treated on time, then it can remain in any person for many years. People suffering from social anxiety disorder, when they are in the middle of a crowd or among new people, they start sweating a lot, they feel nervous. His heartbeat increases. He does not talk with his eyes while talking to someone.

Separation Anxiety Disorder and Its Symptoms A

person suffering from separation anxiety disorder has a fear of being separated from the people with whom they feel connected. He is constantly afraid that he will be separated from the people with whom he has a close relationship. Because of this fear, a person with separation anxiety disorder does not feel like doing any work nor is he able to focus anywhere. The symptoms of this problem mostly start appearing in childhood and sometimes remain till adulthood. One of the most common symptoms of this is that people who have this anxiety disorder often do not go out anywhere without the people they love the most. Often they insist on being with the people they are close to.

How to deal with anxiety disorder?

If you are struggling with any of these symptoms, then first of all try to make changes in your lifestyle. Because sometimes our lifestyle is also the reason for our anxiety. Experts believe that to deal with any anxiety disorder, you should keep your food and drink good. Also, you should make your own sleeping routine and follow it. You should also add exercise to your lifestyle. You should talk to people whom you trust and who can give you better suggestions by listening positively to your words.

Experts also suggest that if you are suffering from any kind of anxiety disorder then you should not take caffeine. You should not eat or drink anything that contains caffeine. Caffeine triggers your anxiety.

Know when you need to see a doctor?

If you include the above-mentioned changes in your lifestyle and even after that you do not see improvement in your condition for a long time, then you should seek medical help. Medical professionals cure your anxiety through talk therapy and medicines. With the help of both talk therapy and medicines, you can get rid of anxiety disorder.


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