Recognizing Anxiety: Symptoms, Signs, and Risk Factors - Recognizing Anxiety: Symptoms, Signs, and Risk Factors - Anxiety is a normal part of human life. You may have felt anxiety before addressing a group or applying for a job, for example. In the short term, anxiety increases your breathing rate and heart rate, concentrating the blood flow to your brain, where you need it.
Physical symptoms of anxiety---Chronic worry and emotional stress can trigger a host of health problems. The problem occurs when fight or flight is triggered daily by excessive worrying and anxiety. The fight or flight response causes the body’s sympathetic nervous system to release stress hormones such as cortisol. These hormones can boost blood sugar levels and triglycerides (blood fats) that can be used by the body for fuel. The hormones also cause physical reactions.
This pin depicts the common physical signs of stress, as well as consequences of stress, including anxiety and depression. Relevant statistics regarding teens and adults are also provided. I chose this pin because it provides a lot of info through a picture, and it outlines the results of daily stressors.
This list provides you with a resource for all of the physical and psychological symptoms you may experience during an anxiety attack, as well as the causes behind them. While you have experienced anxiety attacks before and are familiar with many symptoms, it can be helpful to have the understanding of why it happens and the reassurance that these symptoms are just from your anxieties.
Social Anxiety Explained #8: Physical Symptoms... Lovely, these are the feelings I feel when going or at my husband's family gatherings. I have social anxiety but around his family all these feelings are magnified.