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  1. 1. Anxiety Disorder 1
  2. 2. Anxiety is a normal human emotion, many people feel anxious, or nervous, worry and fear a lot.  An Anxiety Disorder can cause distress that can interfere with a person's ability to lead a normal life. They may also have difficulty controlling it, it may affect their day-to-day living.  It’s a serious mental illness.  you may feel stomach pain, heart pounding, and muscle tension  Anxiety Disorder 2
  3. 3. The causes depend on the cases but are usually due to facing traumatizing events such as sexual or physical abuse, substance abuse, the chemistry of the brain, heredity, or a bad experience.  The causes of anxiety disorders are currently unknown. Areas of the brain that control fear responses may have a role in some anxiety disorders. It can also can run in families, suggesting that a combination of genes and environmental stresses can produce the disorders.  Anxiety Disorder 3
  4. 4.      Most respond to two types of treatment: psychotherapy and medications. These treatments can be given alone or in combination. Treatment can give significant relief from symptoms, but not always a complete cure. Anxiety therapy treats more than just the symptoms of the problem. Untreated anxiety disorders can push people into avoiding situations that trigger or worsen their symptoms. Many people with anxiety disorders don’t seek help. They don’t realize that they have an illness that has known causes and effective treatments. treatment often requires several weeks to work best. Anxiety Disorder 4
  5. 5. There no way to predict for the disease but to get help early. If you wait it will be harder to treat.  Keeping track of your life can help you identify what's causing you stress and see what helps you feel better.  Avoid unhealthy substance like alcohol and drugs can cause or worsen anxiety.  Anxiety Disorder 5
  6. 6.      Panic disorder: People with this condition have feelings of terror that strike suddenly and repeatedly with no warning there symptoms of a panic attack include sweating, chest pain, & a feeling of choking, which may make he/she feel like is having a heart attack or "going crazy.” Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: people with OCD have constant thoughts or fears. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: develops after a traumatic event such as sexual or physical assault. People with PTSD often have lasting and frightening thoughts and memories. Social Anxiety Disorder: social anxiety disorder involves overwhelming worry and self-consciousness about everyday social situations. Generalized Anxiety Disorder: This disorder involves excessive, unrealistic worry and tension. Anxiety Disorder 6
  7. 7.                Feelings of panic, fear, and uneasiness Uncontrollable, obsessive thoughts Repeated thoughts or flashbacks of traumatic experiences Nightmares Ritualistic behaviors, such as repeated hand washing Problems sleeping Cold or sweaty hands and/or feet Shortness of breath Palpitations An inability to be still and calm Dry mouth Numbness or tingling in the hands or feet Nausea Muscle tension Dizziness Anxiety Disorder 7
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  11. 11.    Anxiety Disorder 11