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Anxiety is a feeling of nervousness, apprehension, fear, or worry . ANXIETY. BY DASHING DAKAR HAIRSTON AND MATTY ICE FAULKNER. ANXIETY FACTS. 40 million adults which is 18% of the population suffer from anxiety Anxiety is treatable but only 1/3 suffering receives treatment

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anxiety

Anxiety is a feeling of nervousness, apprehension, fear, or worry

ANXIETY

BY DASHING DAKAR HAIRSTON

AND MATTY ICE FAULKNER

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ANXIETY FACTS

  • 40 million adults which is 18% of the population suffer from anxiety
  • Anxiety is treatable but only 1/3 suffering receives treatment
  • Anxiety costs the US

More than 42 billion a year

  • Teenagers are particularly

susceptible to having irritable

as a symptom of a number

of emotional problems,

including anxiety

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ANXIETY CAUSES AND TYPES

  • Anxiety can be caused by a mental or a physical condition
  • Anemia, asthma attack, or heart conditions are examples of medical problems associated with anxiety
  • Types of anxiety: Panic

Disorder, GenarlizedAnxiety

Disorder, Phobic Disorder,

Obsessive compulsive

disorder, and stress disorders

anxiety causes and types
ANXIETY CAUSES AND TYPES
  • External problems can cause anxiety too ; Mainly stress
  • Where you get stress from: School, Work, Financial problems, Relationships, Trauma, Illness, Medication, etc
  • The doctor has the often difficult task of determining which symptoms come from which causes
anxiety symptoms
ANXIETY SYMPTOMS
  • Panic Disoredrer is recurrent episodes of panic attacks
  • Panic attacks are separate and intense periods of fear or feelings of doom developing over a very short time frame-10 minutes
  • Panic Attacks usually deal with the following
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ANXIETY SYMPTOMS
  • Symptoms of Anxiety: Palpatations,Sweating, Trembling, Short Breaths, Sense of choking, Chest Pain, Dizziness, Feel ditatched from worl, Unable to think straight, Fear of Dieing, Chills or hot flashes
  • Exposures to fears such as Snakes, Heights, and being infront of a croud could trigger panic attacks
self care for anxiety at home
SELF CARE FOR ANXIETY AT HOME
  • People with short anxiety attacks are allowed to treat anxiety at home by themselves
  • Stress can be relieved by doing these: Picture yourself facing your fear, Speaking with a supportful person, meditate, watching television, relaxing by yourself, and deep breath exercises
medical treatment
MEDICAL TREATMENT
  • Treatment for Anxiety depends on what type you have
  • For example if something physical in your body is causing you stress it could be treated with certain types of surgery
  • If your Anxiety is Psychological it could treated through therapy or medication
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MEDICAL TREATMENT
  • If you don’t know what is causing you stress you just try to control your symptoms
  • In the past, anxiety was treated with drugs in a class known as benzodiazepines. This class of medications is currently used much less often to treat anxiety due to the possibility of addicting
  • Sertraline (Zoloft) Paroxetine (Paxil) Fluoxetine (Prozac) Escitalopram (Lexapro) Citalopram (Celexa)
prevention
PREVENTION
  • Maintain your physical health
  • Avoid Caffeine and avoid drugs with side affects of Anxiety
  • Relaxation
  • Know how to deal with stressful situations