Anxiety Crisis Symptoms and First Aid For Anxiety Crisis

Anxiety crisis is hard to control and it almost feels like it will last forever.
When the patient experiences an attack they feel like they’re dying and their heart is going to explode. People around them may not understand the situation by giving reactions like ‘Calm down’ ,’You’re exaggerating’. They negatively affect patients and it becomes a traumatizing experience. Anxiety crisis may occur suddenly. Most of the people may not recognise the problem and it makes the disease go even worse.

Stresful events,traumas and opression affects anxiety attack negatively.
People with anxiety constantly worries about things over nothing. This disorder usually coexist with OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder)

Anxiety Crisis warns brain to avoid the situation or deal with it.

Brain percieves these crisis as something that is never ending and should be avoided.

People with anxiety also may experience panic attack.For instance they worry about airplanes and that affects their anxiety significantly.

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Emotional Symptoms

  • Anxiety
  • Intense,uncontrollable fear
  • Having difficulties in focusing
  • Feeling nervous
  • Feeling angry
  • Negative thinking

Physical Symptoms

  • Heart rate acceleration
  • Increasing blood pressure
  • Hyperventilation
  • Sweating
  • Stomach and nausea
  • Frequent urination
  • Headache
  • Muscle tension
  • Overstain

Anxiety is also related to depression.So if anxiety crisis are too frequent patient may be experiencing depression as well.

How to help a person during Anxiety Crisis :

  • Ask how they feel and help them to get fresh air.
  • You can loosen their clothes
  • You have to be calm and kind,you can make them sure that you’re there to help them.
  • Help them inhale and exhale properly

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