Stress Management

Symptoms of anxiety and stress

Anxiety is an unpleasant and complex state of mind often accompanied by physical symptoms such as nausea, chest pain, breathlessness, nervousness, change in behavior and increased heart rate.

Stress is one of the main reasons of anxiety. The other possible reasons may be witnessing of some traumatic events, depression in love, family affairs, and environment and so on.

Stress is a mental pressure that can be caused due to various reasons such as job tensions, work deadlines, pressure because of monetary, emotional or any other such problem.

Anxiety and stress symptoms are divided into various categories, depending on the cause and the problem associated with the system. Doctors or psychiatrists as a part of the diagnosis study the anxiety and stress related symptoms in order to get to the core of the problem.

Let us have a look at some of the symptoms of anxiety and stress. There are symptoms that are associated with emption and intellect. Memory problems, decision making problems, attention and concentration problems, poor judgments on facts, misunderstanding of other people's intentions, complex though process and inability to think methodically.

They are mostly related to the mental state of the person.

The physical symptoms of anxiety and stress may be digestive disorder, headache, increased heart rate, muscular pain, fatigues, sleeping problems, hair loss, asthma, sweating, breathing disorder, sexual impotency and skin problems.

Behavioral symptoms is the third category which includes symptoms such as losing interest in hobbies, frustration, restlessness, depression , inadequacy, over sensitivity, apathy, desiring to cry out and alike.

The consequences of all these symptoms can make the person lose appetite, sleep less, remain isolated from others, keep away from home and family, increase the use of alcohol, tobacco, indulge in extreme sex or absolutely abstain from sex, become violent and rude, bite nails, pull hair and so on.

These are the symptoms of anxiety and stress. The doctors try to study them for accessing the stress or the anxiety of the person well and then treat the problem in accordance to them.