Anxiety neurosis is a mental illness which is relatively mild in form and characterized by extreme agitation distress which mainly occurs without any obvious cause. Anxiety is normal in many situations, sometimes anxiety can be helpful also like for dealing with threatening situation, study harder for an exam or perform better in sports. Anxiety is not necessarily harmful and may last for short period of time. But when it becomes persistent and interferes with the ability to cope and disrupts daily life routine, then person may have an anxiety disorder. Anxiety disorders are more common in all mental conditions and more common in women.
Complications of anxiety disorders such as feelings of inadequacy or depression, because people with these conditions are irrational and damaging towards their own lives. Depression is particularly common with anxiety disorders.
Exact cause is unknown but it is associated with many mental health conditions and it could be also results of psychological, biological and other individual factor. Chemical messengers (neurotransmitters) in the brain involved in anxiety include serotonin, gamma-aminobutyric acid and norepinephrine. Researchers have also mentioned that changes in certain area of the brain are involved in anxiety. Medical conditions like Thyroid problems and anemia can also cause triggering factor for anxiety. As well, other factors such as alcohol, caffeine and certain medications can cause anxiety symptoms. Traumatic life events like death of family member, war, witnessing and accidental death and natural disasters such as earthquakes may act like triggering factor.
Physician will take detailed history including family history.TREATMENT
Cognitive behavioural therapy is effective therapy which involves confronting the object of the fear and need to be done slowly. Medications that help to control anxiety affect the three main brains chemical messengers involved with anxiety: serotonin, norepinephrine, and gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA).Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs).Serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs)
Life style Modification
Reduce caffeine, alcohol consumption, stop or reduce smoking, practice yoga have healthy food and discuss condition with professional counsellor.
Homoeopathic medicine for Anxiety Neurosis
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