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Anxiety & Stress: Common Causes And When To See A Doctor

Find answers to commonly asked questions about Anxiety & Stress.

What is Anxiety & Stress?

Stress is your body's reaction to a trigger. It is generally a short-term experience. It is a response to a threat in any given situation. Anxiety is a reaction to the stress.

Anxiety & Stress Facts: 

Stress and anxiety are a normal part of life for most people. Stress is a demand placed on your brain or body. If stress and anxiety start to interfere in your daily life and you feel severe anxiety many weeks after an event, you should the seek professional help of a doctor.

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Frequently asked questions

What triggers stress?


Stress is your body’s reaction to a trigger. Its is generally a short-term experience. Stress is not necessarily negative. There can be positive affects from stress. When stress helps you pull of the impossible, it is positive. Stress can however lead to insomnia, poor concentration, and impaired ability to do the things you normally do, which is very negative. Stress is a response to a threat in any given situation.




What triggers anxiety?


Anxiety is a sustained mental health disorder that can be triggered by stress. Anxiety does not fade away, it hangs on and can cause significant consequences in social, occupational, and other important areas of your life affecting your ability to function.

Long terms chronic stress can lead to long-term chronic anxiety.

Anxiety & Stress is a complaint among people irrespective of their age.

There can be various reasons for the development of Anxiety & Stress and determining the exact cause is essential to obtain proper treatment.




How does stress affect your health?


It can affect your health in many ways. It can cause headaches, high blood pressure, chest pain, heart palpitation, skin rashes, loss of sleep.





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