Sometimes worries and insecurity cause you to worry too much about minor things, so the feeling of panic is not exactly foreign to you. While stressed states are normal manifestations for any individual, they can degenerate into a full-blown mental illness. Do you know how to detect if you suffer from anxiety disorder?
Experts say that, given that anxiety affects your life for more than half a year, it is a clear sign that generalized anxiety tubing has been installed. Many people live with this disease without being diagnosed, although the problem can be controlled with the help of a psychologist.
The anxious disorder implies the existence of a strong sense of fear and excessive concern, which prevents the sufferer from continuing his life under normal conditions. The professional activity and the relationship with loved ones are constantly deteriorating. Here's how you identify the symptoms of this hidden disease:
Do you feel stressed and insecure without being able to identify the source of this experience? Can't you control your fear that you will lose your partner, that something bad will happen or that you will lose your job? Are you more irritable than ever and can't rest at night? All of these are clear emotional signs of anxiety disorder.
The psychic disorder of anxiety also manifests on the physical level: tension or muscle pain, headache, nausea and diarrhea, generalized tremor of the body.
The installation of the anxiety disorder can be recognized by the loss of the ability to relax, even when undertaking pleasant activities. The tension born from constant worry seems impossible to overcome.
The doctor diagnoses the anxiety disorder by asking the following questions:
- What are the reasons for concern?
- How often do you panic because of worries?
- Does anxiety affect your ability to work?
- Are your relationships with your loved ones influenced by your sensitive dispositions?
- Have you had this problem for at least 6 months?
The most effective treatment against anxiety disorder is a combination of drugs that inhibit nervousness and cognitive behavioral psychotherapy. A psychologist helps you identify your negative thoughts and actions and teaches you how to stop them from evolving. In 3-4 months, most patients regain their mental and emotional balance.