It is normal condition to feel anxious during special occasional like dating with someone and before stage performance but people with anxiety disorder have increase intensity to feel everything more deeply and got anxiety. They have continuous and persistent anxiety attack during everyday normal routine work. Panic attacks and anxiety will disturb their normal life at work and at school and damage the learning ability.
Following mention are the signs and symptoms of anxiety disorder:
- Feeling tired
- Trouble in sleeping
- Fast heart rate
- Rapid breathing
- Feeling restless
- Stomach cramps
Anxiety disorders is a multifactorial disorder in which many causes play their role in the development of such disorders like environmental, emotional and genetics factor have huge role in mental illness.
Some possible causes include:
- Heart diseases
- Drug abuse
- Excessive alcohol drinking
- Abusive environment during early development
- Past sexual abuse
Complications of anxiety disorder include:
Your doctor diagnosis your anxiety disorder by following procedure:
- By asking some question regarding family history and your medical history. Evaluate your condition by psychological questioning.
- Compare your signs and symptoms by general criteria which is given by American psychiatric association called DSM-5.
Treatment option for anxiety disorder include the medication and psychotherapy. Sometime your doctor prescribed the combination of both option and some single option will give you better result.
Medications. Medication include the anti-depressant and anti-anxiety drugs like SSRI, SNRI and sedatives.
Psychotherapy. It involves the counseling with your therapist to reduce your anxiety. It will be effective treatment option in mild case.
Lifestyle and Home Remedies
- Avoid substance abuse
- Avoid smoking
- Eat healthy food
- Exercise regularly
- Take proper sleep
- Reduce unnecessary stress