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What is Anxiety Disorder?

Anxiety is a natural emotional response to a threatening situation. Feelings of worry, nervousness or unease about an upcoming speaking engagement, exams or workplace pressures are common to all of us. Usually these feelings are reasonable and we adapt to the situation, despite how uncomfortable our initial response might be. These feelings might even last two to three weeks, depending on the stressful nature of the situation. A person may request short term treatment to help cope with the event. However this does not indicate an anxiety disorder and it is important to understand the difference between short term anxiety …

Controlling Anxiety Attacks

natural supplements for controlling anxietyThe modern world we’re living in today has often been referred to as the age of anxiety. Life today has become so stressful than people everywhere are noticing more and more that anxiety disorders are disrupting their lives.

This anxiety often starts in childhood, and becomes a full-blown problem by the time one leaves high school.

If you’re reading this page right now, you probably already know how unpleasant a panic attack can be. Your heart pounds in your chest, you may have a hard time breathing, and you feel hopeless – like disaster is about to happen and you

Overcoming Nighttime Panic Attacks

Is Anxiety Caused By DepressionAnxiety attacks are attacks that detrimentally end up feeding off of themselves. Nighttime or nocturnal panic attacks are an extremely common disorder that can affect even the strongest and most resilient of people.

Panic attacks will affect people differently. Long time anxiety sufferers might be capable enough to entirely make it through a panic attack with little to no apparent symptoms or clues.

Anxiety or panic attacks are gravely frightening and disorienting for the sufferer. Anxiety attacks usually begin abruptly, without warning.

Symptoms generally peak in about 10 minutes and can last for what feels like an eternity. Panic attacks …

Is Anxiety Caused By Depression

nocturnal panic attacksAnxiety attacks are attacks that detrimentally end up feeding off of themselves. They are an extremely common disorder that can affect even the strongest and most resilient of people.

Panic attacks will affect people differently. Long time anxiety sufferers might be capable enough to entirely make it through a panic attack with little to no apparent symptoms or clues.

Anxiety or panic attacks are gravely frightening and disorienting for the sufferer.  Anxiety attacks usually begin abruptly, without warning.

Symptoms generally peak in about 10 minutes and can last for what feels like an eternity.  Panic attacks will reach their greatest

How To Stop The Panic Attacks

panicattackExperiencing a panic attack is said to be one of the most intense, frightening, upsetting and uncomfortable experiences a person can have. They can commonly last about 30 minutes however they can also be as short as 15 seconds or sometimes perform a cyclical series of episodes lasting for hours.

The onset of the episode is usually abrupt and at may have no obvious trigger. Although it may appear to be random, the attack is a response, commonly referred to as fight or flight, which has occurred out of context. Hormones, in particular adrenaline, flood of the body in the …

What Are the Symptoms of Anxiety Disorder?

01-What-Are-The-Signs-and-Symptoms-of-Anxiety-Disorder1With any mental disorder symptoms vary in their degree and which particular symptoms are experienced among different people. The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, fourth edition, DSM-IV-TR is an excellent resource for understanding the essential features for diagnosis of a specific Anxiety Disorder. The name combinations, for example Panic Disorder without Agoraphobia are clear enough not to repeat all the symptoms for each disorder.

As we have seen there are a number of anxiety disorders, each with its own group of symptoms often made clear in the naming of the disorder. To give the symptoms of anxiety disorders …