Nowadays a lot of people suffer from anxiety. Chronic anxiety includes constant nervousness, tension and worry. Anxiety is really difficult problem and we need to work hard to deal with it. It affects our physical health as much as our mental health. It can show different physical symptoms and disrupt seriously our life.
Here we are going to give you eight physical symptoms which can indicate an anxiety disorder.
- Muscle Pain
It is confirmed that anxiety is related with muscle pain. Stress can cause muscle tension and inflammation.
Headaches are also common symptom of chronic anxiety.
Stress cause weakening of the adrenal glands which are important in keeping the balance in our body. The result from the weakened adrenal gland is fatigue.
- Digestive Problems
People with anxiety also suffer from digestive disorders such as irritable bowel syndrome and poor digestion.
- Sugar Cravings
We all know that sugar causes sense of pleasure and that is why people with anxiety might crave for sugar.
- Trouble Sleeping
Insomnia is very usual in people with anxiety. The reason is that their brain is rapidly firing and it doesn’t stops when the time for bed comes.
- Mood Swings
This people have negative and worrisome thoughts. The can also be rude and impolite.
- Lack of Focus
They have difficulties in focusing and concentration.
These symptoms can be treated with healthy and balanced lifestyle.
You must do the following changes in your lifestyle if you want to reduce anxiety:
- Eat healthy
- Exercise regularly
- Get enough sleep
- Avoid caffeine, nicotine and alcohol
- Practice deep breathing
- Try meditation
- Talk your problems
- Avoid stress
Source: David Wolfe