Anxiety is a condition that can cause many different kinds of symptoms. One of the more apparent and uncomfortable symptoms of anxiety is a rash. Rashes caused by anxiety are often referred to as ‘stress rashes’ because they emerge as a reaction to stress. While typically harmless, a stress rash can be very upsetting for a person with anxiety, as it causes embarrassment and increased anxiety. [...]
Common Challenges Faced by College Students
Attending college is always an exciting time in one’s life, but it is also a major transition to go through. For most, college is the first time an adolescent or young adult will experience life on their own. They will be responsible for themselves and will be going through many changes that can sometimes be overwhelming. It is not uncommon for college students to experience anxiety. [...]
Anxiety can affect us in many different ways. There are both psychological symptoms, which are symptoms that happen in our minds that trigger negative emotions (fear, nervousness, frustration) and thoughts, and physiological symptoms. Physiological symptoms are the things we feel in our bodies in reaction to anxiety. People with anxiety can feel stress and tension in different parts of the body as a result of anxiety. [...]
Do you have a persistent tickling in your throat that makes you cough to clear it, but it either stays or comes back? Is your cough non-productive, hacking? Does it get worse when you’re anxious or stressed and get better when you relax?
If this is you, the cough you have is an anxiety cough.[...]
Chest tightness caused by anxiety is probably the most disturbing symptom of anxiety. The reason anxiety chest tightness feels so frightening is that it brings on thoughts of heart attack or stroke.[...]
Night time. The end of a long day. You’re looking forward to a much-needed time of rest and retreat from the cares of the day.
But the cares of the day won’t leave you alone. You take hours to fall asleep, or you wake up after one or two hours of sleep with your mind saying, “What if …?”[...]
What is Anxiety?
Anxiety is a feeling of nervousness, apprehension, and discomfort when faced with a situation that is unpleasant. Everyone will experience anxiety at some point in their lives. It can be brought about by many different things, like stress from work, being overwhelmed with school, or facing a fear like public speaking or flying on an airplane. [...]
What is Acute Anxiety?
Acute anxiety is a condition in which a person’s anxiety symptoms become so severe that it results in emotional distress. Acute anxiety is another term to refer having panic attacks. A panic attack is the result of severe stress and anxiety. Panic attacks can come about unexpectedly and feel debilitating. [...]