Diseases

anxiety

Anxiety is a symptom known to all. It is defined by a psychological malaise that mixes a feeling of insecurity with anticipatory negative thoughts. The anxious person worries about not controlling his environment and imagines scenarios ... even more disturbing.

Anxiety can also be manifested by more or less intense physical sensations (sweating, heart palpitations, abdominal pain, back pain, lump in the throat, tremors, diarrhea, etc.). There are generally four types of anxiety disorders: anxiety attacks (otherwise known as panic attacks), panic disorder, phobias, social phobia (or social anxiety) and GAD (generalized anxiety disorders). These are among the most common and affect women more than men.

Anxiety is a very common disorder in our society. It manifests itself differently according to people, with more or less obvious symptoms, and more or less theatrical.

Anxiety results from a tendency to anticipate events to relieve a more or less justified fear. From this anticipation result ruminations which maintain the vicious circle of anxiety. The more we fight against fear, the more we are afraid, in short ... To get out of this vicious circle, find a psychic appeasement and prevent the long-term consequences on health, it is advisable to do a psychotherapy or develop a regular activity to refocus: sports, creative, yoga, meditation, coloring, etc.

Practiced every day, mindfulness meditation and / or cardiac coherence can, for example, reduce anxiety in a profound and effective way. Depending on the severity of the anxiety, a drug approach may be used.

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