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Signs that you're having anxiety

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Date 26-6-2022

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Anxiety is the sense of worry, agitation, dread and nervousness that makes you feel physically disturbed.

Increased heart beat rate:

Heartbeat speed increases during anxiety. A person's heart can begin to race, or beat faster than normal. This can happen when you feel nervous, worried or scared.

During anxiety, your heart rate may increase upto 200 or more .These symptoms are called tachycardia and tachypnea. Tachycardia occurs because the heart is beating faster than usual. Tachypnea occurs because you have trouble breathing normally.

Breathing rapidly:

Breathing rapidly is a common sign of anxiety. Your body recognizes anxiety as an emergency, so it sends out a message to the brain and your autonomic nervous system to prepare for action. The heart beats faster, your blood pressure rises, and your lungs work harder to get more oxygen into the bloodstream so you can run away from danger or fight off an attacker. This means that you take in more air per breath than is necessary simply to keep your body functioning properly; this is why you may feel like it’s hard to get enough air and breathing problem is created during anxiety.

Hyperventilating can cause dizziness, fatigue and palpitations. To slow down your breathing and relax, concentrate on exhaling fully through your mouth. This will help lower carbon dioxide levels in your body.

Trembling or shaking:

Shaking and trembling are common signs of anxiety and can affect your hands, head and body. Uncontrollable shaking is caused by the release of adrenaline - a hormone associated with energy that is released during stressful situations.

If you're feeling anxious or nervous, chances are your body is producing more adrenaline than normal. That means your your muscles might start shaking, which can make even simple tasks feel daunting.

Mouth feeling dry:

Anxiety can make you feel uncomfortable, tense and nervous. For many, the feeling of dry mouth is among the most common physical sign of anxiety. When you have dry mouth, it usually makes it difficult to swallow and speak properly.

Chills or sweating:

Anxiety causes many physical symptoms. In some cases, the symptoms can be extreme, leading to a full blown anxiety attack. One sign of an impending attack is chills or sweating, especially in the hands, feet or around the mouth.

It is common for people to feel cold when they are nervous and sweating can also be a sign that you are experiencing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

It’s important that we take precautions to avoid anxiety. It’s a common issue that can be disruptive and cause long-term damage, so we need to find ways to handle it.Proper nutrition, sleep, exercise and relaxation are all vital to maintaining mental well-being.

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When I go through stressful situations, I stay away from social media and other worldly pursuits and try to sleep more. I think more sleep and exercise help relieve stress. Mental stress is a very dangerous condition. Thanks for writing such an informative article!

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Of course rest is necessary to recover from such conditions.

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Nice write up.

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Thanks for motivation

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