Ever since the earliest days of humanity, the approach of predators and incoming danger has settled down alarms in the body, allowing people for taking evasive action against the hazard. These indications become perceptible in the form of a raised heartbeat, sweating, and increased sensitivity to surroundings, making people feel overwhelmed and stressed due to the loss of control.
Being anxiety and phobias mental illnesses, the proactive therapy prescribed for those symptoms comprehend the applying of a wholesome mindset through the right use of the inner force people have within themselves, through healthy and salutary thoughts. People must take this valuable decision to turn their lives for the better. Life changes from the moment on people get engaged in such commitment.
This powerful choice becomes ailing people more confident, productive, healthier, and stronger. Such disturbances are installed in the soul and mind, not in the physical body. It is essential for the triumph in this treatment, the family and friend’s upholder and encouragement.
The physical body shows off merely what is going inside. The matter is the mirror of the soul. Pills and drenches alleviate the physical symptoms; the healing process operates in the soul. It is not an easy procedure. Only with rigid discipline and positive stances, it is possible to get success in such picture.
Anxiety and phobias revolve around work, money, health, and other crucial issues that demand a person’s attention. The adrenaline level boost in such moments is known as the ‘fight-or-flight’ response; it is essential to survival. It prepares people to confront or flee any threats to safety physically. Commonly, after finishing the danger, the body releases hormones to help muscles relax, alleviating the stress of the moment, generating some involuntary shake.
Such disturbances are the most common mental illnesses affecting children and adults. Their symptoms are fear, worry, nervousness, and apprehension; these, once established, do not go away and can get worse over time. It can influence the people and their families’ lives to the extent that it can interfere with daily activities like school, work, and relationships.
Worries, fears, and intrusive thoughts that are extreme, unrealistic, or exaggerated, hurt the way of living severely. Disarranged and intrusive thoughts characterize obsessive and compulsive behaviors, promoted by such disorders, triggering uncontrollable and damaged patient’s demeanors.
Persistent and excessive fear of specific situations, such as flying, heights, animals, toilets, or seeing blood, may create an immediate fear response or panic attack, through great turmoil. Usually, this feeling is disproportionate to the actual danger due to a given stressing situation.
Commonly, people with such disturbances do not recognize their fears as excessive or unreasonable. Unlike the brief anxiety, people may feel when giving a speech or taking a test, such specific phobias are long lasting, causing intense physical suffering and psychological reactions. It affects people’s ability to function normally at work, at school or in social settings. Happily, several therapies are available that can help people in their daily lives work through and overcome their fears.
While struggling with symptoms of anxiety or phobias, people feel alone and misunderstood. This sensation is not experienced by others, implying that those may not understand what is going on. Being in a crowd of people, not feeling able to wash their hands after meeting a new person, or driving through the street where they got in a car accident can be stressing occurrences for those with anxiety or phobia derangements.
Generally, adopted medication in the medical treatment involves psychoactive substances such as antidepressants, tranquilizers, and anticonvulsants, including among them Lexapro, Prozac, Seroxat, Manerix, Valium, Buspirone, and Xanax, beyond of psychotherapy acting in the emotional response to these mental disturbances.
Most such drugs have side effects like dizziness, tingling, upset stomach, nervousness, and headaches. Some beta-blockers such as Propanolol, actuate by isolating the neurotransmitter epinephrine – adrenaline, decreasing the force of heart muscle contraction, reducing blood pressure; it raises the diameter of the blood vessels causing more substantial blood flow. Usually, it induces sleep problems and nightmares.
Due to the effects people have on the heart and blood pressure, they should stop taking the treatment gradually, by slowly reducing the dose, under medical attendance. Such medication may generate dependence on patient’s metabolism, through risks for their health. Commonly when feeling anxious, people do not have control over their mind or their body’s reaction to stress.
Patients need the family support for overcoming such disturbances actively, but they do not perceive the occurrences for themselves. That is the main reason by which family’s members must learn that people have within the great force capable of winning all sort of fear and worries. They must consistently teach such enlightened ideas and healthy thoughts to the patients, making them value their opinions, attitudes, and choices, awakening the giant within. In any situation, people are the outcome of their ideas, postures, beliefs, and options.
Knowing and practicing how to access their most deep resources, they will work wonders. Soon, good times come along. That is the way!