Story of Anxiety

  • What it is and how we experience and develop anxiety?
  • What causes anxiety?
  • Why some people are more likely to feel anxious and other people are more tolerant of stressful situations?
  • What are the medical and psychological aspects of anxiety? How to manage Anxiety?

{{:worried_look.jpeg?200 |}}Most people receive help for their anxiety through their primary care practitioners. Others, if they have severe enough anxiety, see a specialist through local psychiatric services. There are also ways to combat anxiety through self-help and techniques that the person himself will be able to use at the comfort of his home. Such simple techniques include relaxation, self-reassurance, self-explanation and keeping a diary.

In addition to the help received through professionals, we have to recognise the importance of help provided by friends and family. Anxiety appears at first to be a difficult problem to overcome, however with a gradual and organised approach, many people find good relief through the help provided by health professionals and self-help books.

Information and answers to common questions many people with anxiety

This blog will provide you with answers about your anxiety, what causes it and treatments available. It will also offer you some simple techniques to help you manage your condition.

Through the help of our advice, we hope that you will start to get well soon. As all your worries about your condition will go away, you will be able to win the battle against this disabling nervous condition. Many people find it helpful to understand the nature of their condition as it often has too much concern and worries and may attribute their anxiety to serious physical diseases. When the anxious person identifies the triggers and try to resolve them, he will feel in control and this gives him or her self-confidence and reassurance that they would be able to overcome their condition. We will also provide you with some simple exercises that you may do to reduce your worries and Tension.

We aim to provide information and answers to common questions about anxiety and its treatment. We will also offer you a simple way to help you manage your condition. Examining what anxiety is, and how yours arise, and we hope you start to get well. Once you identify your specific triggers, exercises can help you to overcome your problems.

We will give a list of useful organisations, websites and books relating to anxieties.

If your anxiety is due to a more complex condition such as obsessive-compulsive disorder or post-traumatic stress disorder or depression, you may see a specialist to get a more thorough examination and assessment and also to have complete and intensive treatment from mental health care specialists. Anxiety may be a symptom in many psychiatric problems. Depression may present at first as anxiety symptoms. The obsessive-compulsive disorder causes severe anxiety which involves repetitive thoughts, images or acts. Post-traumatic stress disorder manifests as severe anxiety following serious psychological trauma like facing a life-threatening situation or personal catastrophe. These conditions need more prolonged treatment, although the advice and techniques given here may also be helpful in addition to professional help.