Panic Attack Vs Anxiety Disorders
Panic Attack Vs Anxiety Disorders – You might hear people talking about panic attacks and anxiety disorders like they’re the same thing.
They’re different conditions though.
Symptoms of Panic attacks
A panic attack or sudden periods of overwhelming discomfort in the form of excessive fear Symptoms of Panic attacks include:
- Chest pain
- Shortness of breath
- Lots of control
Symptoms of Anxiety Disorders
- Feeling on edge or restless
- Easily fatigued
- Unable to concentrate, blank mind
- Being irritable
- Feeling muscle tension
- Loss of control or worry
- Lack of sleep or poor-quality sleep
Common symptoms of Anxiety
Panic attacks are more sudden and anxiety can access for long periods of the time Some common symptoms of anxiety are :
- Nervousness, tension
- Rapid heart rate
- Increased sweating
- Muscle twitching
- Various Anxiety Disorders
Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)
This is a pronounced worry Often caused by a minor or very little to provoke it (OCD) Obsessive-compulsive disorder
This is an anxiety disorder with constant unwanted thoughts which are repetitive behaviors and compulsions.
Certain behaviors are :
These behaviors are performed in hopes to prevent the obsessive thoughts to go away.
These so-called rituals only provide short-term relief hence these rituals are not performed anxiety increases.
Episodes of intense fear can lead to physical symptoms similarly as:
- chest pain
- heart palpitations
- shortness of breath
- stomach aches
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
This disorder usually occurs after exposure to a horrific event where
bodily harm happened or was threatened
Triggers for PTSD are:
- Violent assault
- Natural disasters
- Human-caused disasters
- Military combat
Social phobia or Social Anxiety Disorder
- excessive self-consciousness in everyday settings
- fear of speaking
- Fear of eating or drinking in front of others
- Being uncomfortable in the presence of others
These anxiety disorders can be helped by a psychologist, psychiatrist, health, and transformation life coach.
A hypnotist who will reinforce the subconscious mind for a calm peaceful existence and elevation of mind & spirit!