Anxiety’s manifestation differ from one person to another, some of them are:
• Nausea or feeling of vomiting
• Feeling dizzy or lightheaded
• Tight chest
• Increased heart rate
• Hyperventilation – taking in too much oxygen
• Shortness of breath
• Hot/cold flashes
Anxiety is first manifested through thoughts and actions. After our brain processes the “danger” information. Then it manifests in our body like the ones mentioned above. Usual anxiety are normal and are short term in nature.
However, in some cases anxiety becomes a problem when:
• Danger reacting if there is no actual danger
• Anxiety disorder – includes phobias
• Causes panic attacks
• Psychological effects
• Negative impact on relationships and day to day life
Managing anxiety is relatively easy. When stress is experienced, one should relax and calmly think of positive and peaceful things. Different people have different ways to calm themselves and to remove fear from thoughts. However, in some severe cases, specialists/doctors offer services than can cure such disorder. Some of them are health programs like assertiveness training to help you fight fear, therapies for the mind, medications and guiding you to a healthier and stress free lifestyle.
Where can you find more information about anxiety and stress?
Contact Faith Medical Group at +65 6444 8019 or drop by at our clinics!