FAQ's

Anxiety is a natural reaction to a threatening or stressful environment. A racing heart, sweaty palms, and shortness of breath are all signs that the body is reacting to a circumstance. This reaction is more powerful, occurs more frequently, and can last hours, if not days, in people with anxiety disorders.

2) How to recognize an anxiety disorder?

Common anxiety signs and symptoms include:

  • Feeling jittery, agitated, or tense
  • Feelings of impending danger, panic, or impending disaster
  • An elevated heart rate is
  • Rapid breathing (hyperventilation)
  • Sweating
  • Shivering
  • When you're weak or exhausted, it's difficult to concentrate or think about anything other than your current issue.
  • Having difficulty sleeping

3) What are common anxiety disorder treatments?

  • Psychotherapy
  • Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)
  • Support or Self-Help Groups
  • Stress management techniques
  • Antidepressants and Anti-Anxiety Drug

1) Is it possible to self-diagnose depression?

No, only a healthcare expert can assess a medical diagnosis for depression. You can recognise symptoms of depression in yourself (for example, feeling down and hopeless, having trouble concentrating, a noticeable decrease in your energy level, thoughts of death or suicide, and so on), and all of these concerns should be discussed with your therapist so that they can better diagnose and treat you.

2) What is clinical depression?

The majority of people experience sadness or depression at some point in their lives. Clinical depression, on the other hand, is defined by a gloomy mood throughout the day, especially in the mornings, and a loss of interest in typical activities and relationships—symptoms that last at least two weeks.

3) What are some symptoms of depression?

When a person has at least five of the symptoms listed below for two weeks in a row, he or she is diagnosed with serious depression. Either (1) sad mood or (2) lack of interest or pleasure must be present in at least one of the five symptoms.

Among the signs and symptoms are:

  • Depressed mood majority of the day, almost everyday
  • Loss of interest in daily activities, almost everyday
  • Unrelated to dieting, changes in appetite that result in weight loss or increase.
  • Sleeping patterns change
  • Increased weariness or a loss of energy
  • Irritability or restlessness
  • Feelings of worthlessness, helplessness, or hopelessness Feelings ofworthlessness, helplessness, or hopelessness
  • Inappropriate guilt
  • Thinking, concentrating, or making decisions are difficult.
  • Suicide attempts or thoughts of death

1) What causes Panic Disorder?

All anxiety disorders appear to have a (moderate) hereditary tendency. There are no recognized causes of panic disorder. We do know that when a person develops panic disorder, the brain's mechanism for alerting them to possible danger in the surroundings malfunctions, resulting in a panic attack. This "false alarm" is experienced by a person undergoing a panic attack, and he feels as though his life is genuinely in risk.

2) What is the difference between panic attacks and anxiety attacks?

Unlike anxiety, which usually has a clear source, panic episodes strike without warning and last only a few minutes. Light-headedness, chest pain, hot flushes, chills, and stomach discomfort have all been reported by people who suffer panic episodes.

3) What kind of doctor should I go to if I'm having panic attacks?

Panic attacks can be diagnosed and treated by a qualified mental health professional such as a mental health counsellor, independent social worker, psychologist, psychiatrist, or psychiatric nurse practitioner.

1) Isn't social anxiety just shyness or introversion in disguise?

No. In social or performance contexts, people with social anxiety disorder are terrified of being inspected or assessed by others. They're afraid of humiliating or embarrassing themselves. The illness is accompanied by substantial physical symptoms such as blushing, excessive perspiration, shaking, nausea, and a loss of self-control.

2) What is the root of social anxiety?

A number of factors appear to have a role in the development of social anxiety. There is a modest hereditary predisposition to feeling nervous, as with all anxiety disorders. People who suffer from social anxiety may originate from families or subcultures that associate feelings of worth with social or professional performance. Many people who suffer from social anxiety have a history of humiliating social encounters when they were younger.

3) Is social anxiety a mental illness?

Although social anxiety disorder is a long-term mental health problem,psychotherapyand medicine can help you build confidence and enhance your ability to communicate with others.

1) Is stress a mental illness?

Stress isn't usually thought of as a mental health issue. However, it is linked to our mental health in a number of ways: Stress may wreak havoc on one's mental health. And it has the potential to exacerbate current issues.

2) How are stress and anxiety different?

Irritability, hostility, exhaustion, muscle discomfort, digestive problems, and difficulty sleeping are some of the mental and physical symptoms of stress. Anxiety, on the other hand, is characterised by persistent, overwhelming worries that continue even when no stressor is present.

3) Do you need therapy for stress?

Therapy provides a safe environment in which to discuss life's issues, such as breakups, sorrow, parenting difficulties, or family conflicts. We all experience stress, but if it becomes so severe that it is interfering with your life, you should get help