Anxiety And Tension

Anxiety And Depression Symptoms

In most cases of anxiety and depression, two of the most evident symptoms are self-doubt and low self-esteem. Self-doubt and low self-esteem can effectively discourage the sufferer from interacting socially amongst peers. There are both physical and psychological symptoms. Both of them can be equally perilous.

A person suffering from depression feels sad, gloomy and inadequate. The sufferer displays a diminished interest in most or all day-to-day activities. Sudden onset of tragic events may cause anxiety and depression.

Anxiety and depression are not two different conditions. Many clinical psychiatrists have begun to conclude that they are two faces of a single disorder.

Physical symptoms include headaches, irritable bowel syndrome, fatigue, sweating, numbness, breathlessness and irritability. Anxiety may manifest itself by the outbreak of skin ailments, allergic reactions or coughs and colds.

Your breath and heartbeat may become faster when you are depressed. The mouth frequently goes dry and there is a persistent feeling of tightness in the chest region. You may suffer from dizzy spells. Frequency of urination may also increase.

Many changes occur on the psychological front as well. If you are suffering from anxiety, you will feel the need to compare yourself with others. Your self-belief will be low all the time. The shyness also increases. Depression makes us feel hopeless and helpless, even when everything is actually under. The victim may show signs of unwarranted aggression.

Anxiety and depression symptoms are usually accompanied by unnecessary self-consciousness and mild to moderate paranoia.  A person suffering from severe anxiety may suffer from hypochondria. The body language will seem to be very lethargic.

In all anxiety and depression cases, the sufferer is persistently obsessed with negative emotions. The person may view everything as out of their control and may loose touch with reality. There are no quick and easy solutions to cure such symptoms.

Psychotherapy and medication under professional supervision and the support of family can bring about a reversal in the situation.