What causes people to get anxiety disorders?

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What is it that causes people to form anxiety disorders later in their life? Like any particular situations of characteristics of people who develop these disorders? Besides general stress… What previous situations in someones life might make them more susceptible to developing an anxiety disorder later in life?

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Generalized anxiety disorder – Causes worries and depression

Article by Alisha

To know about generalized anxiety disorder first you should understand the overall symptoms and causes of anxiety disorder. It is a mental illness which a person has to face when diagnosed to it. In this disorder the person causes to a common symptoms is worry, fear and anxiety. People who are diagnosed to this disorder constantly think about the situation which happens on daily basis. For example, they always think that if I get affected to this disease or if this happens, then what one can do and many more queries. This kind of person lives the questions like what, why, how, when and other which makes them think constantly and repeatedly. This disorder also known as GAD, has to face many problems in their life. A person diagnosed to it then there may be various changes in their mental and physical behavior which are noticeable. In anxiety disorder they get physically ill and affected including muscles aches, twitching, fatigue, sweating, headache, irritation, hot flashes and lot more other symptoms.

When a person is affected to this disorder they get more concerned and possessive about their belongings and life including money, work, health, relation problems or any other problem. Most of the times they get very hyper in certain situation which are cannot be controlled, if you see such kind of symptoms then one should not avoid it. This anxiety level in some situation gets out of control and the person diagnosed to it gets and panic attack while suffering the symptoms of generalized anxiety disorder. Thoughts, worries, fear and scariness are the most common symptom which they have to suffer in their daily life. If this disorder triggers you then it is generally been said that the symptoms and the worries remains around for six months, if one does not go for a medical treatment then there are chances that the anxiety disorder may remain for years. So before the symptom of GAD increases and goes to the danger level one should go for check to your family doctor which will test the symptoms and recommend to mental health doctor.

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Panic Disorder Causes – Possible Risk Factors

Article by Robert S. Nelson

Many people will experience the frightening symptoms of a panic attack during their lives. They will have the racing heart, difficulty breathing, faintness and chest pain that will make them fearful they are having a heart attack. Although terrifying, these symptoms will cause no harm.Having a panic attack or two is not a sign that you have any medical problem. However, when they occur frequently for no apparent reason and you begin worrying about your next attack, or you start to change your behavior, like not going to a certain place because that’s where you once had an attack, then you may have a panic disorder.Most experts agree that there can be multiple panic disorder causes. There is not just one factor but a combination of conditions that contribute to this disorder. These include medical, environmental, biological and genetic influences.When looking for panic disorder causes, you will first want to check out certain medical or physical possibilities. Some medical conditions, such as Hypoglycemia, Mitral Valve Prolapse, Epilepsy and Hyperthyroidism can cause panic attacks. Use of stimulants such cocaine, amphetamines, too much caffeine or withdrawal from certain medications can also cause attacks.Additional panic disorder causes can be due to environmental factors. These include traumas or other stressful conditions you faced at sometime during your life. These may include, but are not limited to, child abuse, parents who were overprotective or always anxious, serious illness, death or rape.Heredity is also suspected of being another of the panic disorder causes. It has been found that you are 8 times more likely to have a panic disorder if your parents or grandparents had it as well. Other studies have shown that in cases of identical twins, if one of the twins has it the other twin has a 40% chance of developing is too.One possibility of a biological cause could be an imbalance of a chemical within your brain, called serotonin, which helps control anxiety. Another possibility is that, at times, there may be an improper mixture of carbon dioxide and oxygen within your system. This causes your body to issue a signal that you are suffocating and this creates a panic situation.The bottom line is that these are all theories as no one truly knows what specifically causes panic disorder. The good news is that, regardless of what the panic disorder causes are, it is treatable. With a combination of therapy and medication, it is possible to end all your panic disorder for once and for all.To find out more information about panic disorder causes, you can do so by visiting http://www.anxietycuresite.com/panic-disorder-causes/.

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Article by John Cielo

The causes of anxiety attacks are usually situations or events that can be particularly stressful or emotional. Generally speaking, folks who suffer anxiety attacks are usually also suffering from anxiety in their lives. Almost on a daily basis, they are worried and anxious about anything and everything. So that their anxiety levels are much higher than normal, even in today’s fast moving world.

Slap a strong emotional event on top of that and the sufferer’s anxiety levels rocket even higher. The result is an anxiety attack. Here we’ll look at the causes of anxiety attacks and why some people are more prone to them than others.

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Underlying Causes of Dental Phobia

Article by Tom Sanderson

We all have a degree of fear of something or a number of things. A great fear is referred to as a phobia; your body has an inbuilt mechanism of fight-or-flight when confronted with the threatening stimulus.

One such stimulus is the fear of dental care and fear of pain associated with it, otherwise called dental phobia.

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Once you know what causes anxiety attacks, you’ll be more able to address the underlying conditions and eliminate them. Anxiety attacks are terrifying, and those who have never suffered an anxiety attack can never really appreciate just how scary they can be. You’ll discover the main causes and symptoms of anxiety attacks here.

Before we consider what causes anxiety attacks, we’ll look at the symptoms. The symptoms of anxiety attacks are many, but the most common seem to be…

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Many people with social anxiety disorder feel that there is “something wrong,” but don’t recognize their feeling as a sign of illness. Physiological effects, similar to those in other anxiety disorders, are present in social phobics. Social anxiety disorder can be so debilitating that it interferes with work, school and other routine activities. Social anxiety disorder may be linked to other mental illnesses, such as panic disorder , obsessive-compulsive disorder and depression. Signs and symptoms of social anxiety disorder can fluctuate over time. Physical symptoms include “mind going blank”, fast heartbeat, blushing, stomach ache. Cognitive distortions are a hallmark, and learned about in CBT. Thoughts are often self-defeating and inaccurate. Some sufferers may use alcohol or other drugs to reduce fears and inhibitions at social events. Social anxiety disorder may co-occur with other anxiety disorders as well as depression. Additionally, people with social anxiety may develop problems with substance abuse or dependence when they use drinking or drugs to “self-medicate” their symptoms. Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), a class of antidepressants, are considered by many to be the first choice medication for generalised social phobia. Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) may be helpful in the treatment of social anxiety disorder. MAOIs and benzodiazepines may require more monitoring than other medications. Beta blockers are sometimes used with performance anxiety, a specific kind of social anxiety.

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Causes of Child Anxiety Attacks

Child anxiety, just like that of adults, is a normal, healthy emotion felt as a response to certain stimuli. But when anxiety becomes recurring, irrational and intense, it may be considered as a disorder.

Episodes of anxiety attacks can disable a child from performing their daily duties in school and at home. And while it is generally safe, anxiety attacks can affect how the child lives.

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What Panic Attacks Causes The Body To Do

If you are familiar with panic attacks, then you will know the person usually suffers from physical health problems such as diseases. People who suffers from panic attack lacks mental and emotional strength and are easily tired. Our body, mind and soul are inter-related and when our emotions and mental heal are not well, it affects us causing us to fall sick as well. Panic attack causes the body to gets tired easily because our body releases a lot of negative chemicals that are not beneficial to us. Other than that, panic attack causes the body to easily catch diseases because our immune system becomes weak.

Some of the physical symptoms that panic attack causes the body to experience includes, rashes, stomach upset, lost of appetite, aches, and pains at the joints. When our body is weak, it produce very little stimulant that helps maintain the immune system.

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Panic attacks symptoms can be very confusing. They include weird feelings, you have no idea what’s going on, where they come from and why this is happening to you. Panic attacks can be confused with a nervous breakdown, heart attack, general anxiety and more. This guide will help you find out if you suffer from panic disorder or is it actually something else.

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