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Do you have anxiety?

Do you have Anxiety?

Some people go through their lives without understanding why they feel the way they do. There are multiple types of Anxiety Disorders and you can go through these checklists to understand if you may or may not possess one of these. If you do feel like anxiety disturbs your daily life and stops you from doing general tasks, please visit a therapist.

These are the different types of Anxiety Disorders.
  • GAD (Generalised Anxiety Disorder)You may have GAD if:
    • your worrying is uncontrollable and causes distress
    • your worrying affects your daily life, including school, your job and your social life
    • you cannot let go of your worries
    • you worry about all sorts of things, such as your job or health, and minor concerns, such as household chores
You should see your GP if anxiety is affecting your daily life or causing you distress. They can diagnose your condition based on your symptoms, which may include:

    • feeling restless or on edge
    • being irritable
    • getting tired easily 
    • having difficulty concentrating or feeling your mind goes blank
    • having difficulty getting to sleep or staying asleep

SAD or Social Anxiety Disorder is similar to GAD. Symptoms may include excessive fear of situations in which one may be judged, worry about embarrassment or humiliation or concern about offending someone.

  • Panic Disorders- You may have if :
    • a racing heartbeat
    • feeling faint
    • sweating
    • nausea
    • chest pain
    • shortness of breath
    • trembling
    • hot flushes
    • chills
    • shaky limbs
    • a choking sensation
    • dizziness
    • numbness or pins and needles
    • ringing in your ears
    • a feeling of dread or a fear of dying
    • a churning stomach
    • a tingling in your fingers

As well as -
  • Phobias
  • OCD
  • PTSD 
  • Agoraphobia. 
 Please contact a GP or a Therapist.

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