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Generalised Anxiety Disorder

Generalized Anxiety Disorder is an anxiety illness that is marked by chronic anxiety and stress, even though there is little or nothing to be worried about. People with generalized anxiety disorder worry about everyday life events and activities intensely and uncontrollably. They also experience painful physical symptoms, including exhaustion and sore muscles, and sleeping and attention issues can also occur.

Generalised Anxiety Disorder

Facts To Know!!

  • Generalized anxiety disorder is more prevalent in developed countries.
  • Women are twice as likely to be affected as men.
  • Generalized anxiety disorder often co-occurs with major depression.
  • Only one third of those suffering from Generalized Anxiety disorders receive proper treatment.
  • Generalized anxiety disorder often begins in childhood or adolescence but may start at any age.

Generalised Anxiety Disorder

Watch short video introduction on what Generalised Anxiety Disorder looks like.

What causes Generalised Anxiety Disorder?

  • Extensive exposure to adverse conditions, like personal or family illness.

  • Impact of Childhood abuse.

  • Excessive intake of caffeine, smoking or tobacco can lead to anxiety

  • Having a family history of Generalized Anxiety Disorder.

Insomnia

Concentration problems

Feeling tired or fatigued

Trembling

Sweating

Rapid heart rate and breathing

The feeling of danger or panic

Nervousness

Symptoms of Generalised Anxiety Disorder?

Treatment

  • Psychotherapy-This therapy is done through talk therapy.

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is a psychological treatment involving the training of practical skills to cope with symptoms of anxiety

  • Medication-The antidepressants are used to treat anxiety disorders.

  • Relaxation techniques are one of the best ways to deal with anxiety, one of them being progressive muscle relaxation.

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