Symptoms And Symptoms Of Anxiety Disorders

1262 Words6 Pages
In today’s society anxiety plays a huge role in our daily lives. Imagine being in front of a crowd of people feeling nervous, anxious, and even avoiding eye contact? Many people experience these symptoms of anxiety. There are many different types of anxiety disorders. Catching early signs of complications can lead to better treatment and acknowledgment. Gaining knowledge about anxiety and some of the different types of Anxiety Disorders, like Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and Generalized Anxiety Disorder can be beneficial to understanding the signs and symptoms a love one can have. It is important to know signs and symptoms because it is not worth risking a loved one’s life. Anxiety becomes so frequent and forceful, that it begins to take over people 's lives. However, there are many different forms of anxiety such as panic attacks, phobia and social anxiety. Symptoms of having a panic attack may include sweating, nervousness, heart racing and attacks of fear. A panic attack usually lasts about ten minutes. Within those ten minutes a person can experience difficulty of breathing, chest pain, dizziness, nausea, tingling and numbness in fingers and toes. Furthermore they may have fears of losing control and about to die. “Studies of patients with panic disorder reveal that 18% of first-degree relatives (i.e. parents, offspring, siblings) have the same disorder” (Malcolm & Thomas, 2006).What causes panic disorder may be passed down from parents, abnormalities in the brain,
Open Document