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Quick Reads #13 - Anxiety In Kids

Anxiety can be tough for adults but it's even tougher for kids to manage. As a parent, knowing if your kid suffers from anxiety can help them become a better human being and help keep their mental health intact. Anxiety in kids is becoming more and more common as life becomes more digital but that doesn't mean we should blame technology for it but instead a parent should be taking care of the screen time kids receive in their daily life.

There are many common symptoms of anxiety in kids which include but are not limited to -
  • Finding it hard to concentrate
  • Not eating properly
  • Being clingy
  • Constantly being negative
  • Feeling unwell quite often &
  • Getting angry out of nowhere
Anxiety in kids can be caused by multiple reasons and can even be genetic so if you suffer from anxiety, it's possible that you anxiety has just been passed on. However other reasons include death of someone close, school or perhaps from even frequently moving houses or schools.

At the end of the day, it is important to talk to your kid about anxiety and knowing about their daily day to day thoughts but if you feel like it's becoming hard for you to help manage their anxiety, talking to a medical professional can ease it a bit.

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