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Mental Symptoms of Anxiety

Symptoms of anxiety in people and children hugely increased since the pandemic started.
Many still feeling anxious about the future, about relatives, returning to work
What creates anxiety?
Our brain amygdala responds to a threat or danger by releasing stress hormones. Even if the danger is imaginary, we can still experience the physical symptoms of anxiety.  Therefore, if we imagine something bad is going to happen and we create that in our heads, our brain receives the signal and the body releases chemicals.  We experience the feelings of anxiety,
Usually, when the threat is over we return to normal.
But if you have an anxiety disorder these feelings of fear and danger can be ongoing and interrupt your daily routine long after the threat has gone and that is not a good way to live. Feeling fear and dread each day has an impact on your mental health and wellbeing
You may wonder if you will ever feel normal again.
Know when to seek help. If it is too much to live with on a daily basis – help is available. You don’t have to suffer in silence.
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