What is Anxiety?
Anxiety is something that we’ve all felt at some point in our lives. It’s our body’s natural response to stress. In some cases it can take over people’s lives. It’s normal to feel anxiety when you’re starting a new job or when you’re about to take a test. When you feel like it’s starting to take over your everyday life, that’s when you should pay more attention to it. We’re going to take a look at the different types of anxiety, the symptoms, and what you could do to feel some relief.
When it comes to anxiety, there are many different types. One of them is the regular day-to-day anxiety with normal things that happen because of things going on in your everyday life.The second one is an anxiety disorder. This one can cause you to stop doing things that you enjoy. There are cases where it’ll stop you from even leaving your home. This is when it’s important to understand what you are feeling and talk to someone that can help you. If it is left untreated it can get a lot worse.
Some general symptoms of anxiety can go from an increased heart rate to rapid breathing. It’s important to keep in mind that anxiety symptoms are different for everyone. You’re the only one that knows your body the best. If you understand the difference between how you normally feel and something abnormal, It can help you take the right steps towards feeling better.
Once you start feeling that your anxiety symptoms are getting worse by the second, you may be experiencing an anxiety attack according to Healthline. This can feel like:
- Feeling faint or dizzy
- Dry mouth
- Chills or Hot flashes
- Numbness or Tingling
Nobody really knows the exact cause of anxiety. A lot of the time it’s a combination of things that play a role. It can be things like the environment, all the way to the chemistry of your brain. Because of this, not all treatment options will work on everybody. Once you’ve been diagnosed, it’s good to sit down with your doctor and explore some treatment options that would be able to help you. Some of these remedies could consist of:
- Getting enough exercise
- Getting enough sleep
- Eating a healthy diet
- Avoiding caffeine
Sometimes, these things may not be the answer. That’s when it’s also a good idea to branch out and see if there can be any other way to help you feel better. We offer a service that can help aid in the feelings of anxiety and even depression. We call it the Myer’s Cocktail. The Myers IV Cocktail is packed with vitamins and minerals that have been found to help fight against these symptoms.
Stop by the IV Lounge where our registered nurses and physicians will make sure you’re taken care of.
Holland, Kimberly. “Everything You Need To Know About Anxiety.” Healthline, 3 September 2020, https://www.healthline.com/health/anxiety.