When to See Doctor for Anxiety

Written by: Harmandeep Kaur Grewal – MA (Psychology)

Last updated date : September 25, 2022

Table of Contents
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  1. Chapter 1
  2. Chapter 2
  3. Chapter 3
  4. Chapter 4
  5. Chapter 5
  6. Chapter 6
  7. Chapter 7
  8. Chapter 8

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Anxiety is constant worry about something. We all worry about different things in our lives. But when you cannot work or live properly due to your worry then you need help. Moreover, you will become dependent upon others for your needs. Normally, you may feel anxious about getting late, traffic, accident, disease and so on. We are all same in this respect. But anxierty disorder is extreme. And you need to meet a certain criteria to be called as anxious. Moreover, your anxiety could be in form of panic, general fear, obsessive thoughts, phobias and so on. And, all reqrire different kind of treatment. You may ask when to see doctor for anxiety. Also, check the signs you need anxiety medication. If you feel your body reacting to fear and going out of control then visit a doctor.

Additionally, your symptoms may include increase in heart rate, fast breathing. And, sweating, tension in nerves and muscles. Moreover, you will tremble with fear. And sometimes, faint with lightheadedness. Also you may require immediate help. Also, you would not be able to stop thinking. You mind will be playing the same thought over and again. And this will be causing more anxiety. Also, you will not be able to focus on anything.

In this article, we will discuss about the basics of anxiety. First of all, the signs and symptoms of anxiety. And then the types of anxiety. And when you may need help.

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Chapter 1:

When to See Doctor for Anxiety

When you expereince certain anxiety symptoms which makes it difficult for you to carry out simple things then you could need help. Your worry could be caused by your genes. For instance you have family history of anxiety disorder. Then you have higher chance of getting the illness. Secondly, stress in your life can also cause anxiety. When you have extreme worries. For example, money problems. And you cannot stop thinking about them then you will be anxious most of the time. And you can develop anxiety. WHen you ask when to see doctor for anxiety? Therefore, you should seek help before your worry becomes a full blown disorder. And your doctor will check the signs you need anxiety medication.

Furthremore, trauma or any painfu incident in life can cause you mental health problems. And you need to disclose it to your therapist. It will help in the treatment. Moreover, sometimes if you are taking drugs can cause anxiety. And withdrawal from it can make the symptoms worst. So, you should reavela all the informaton to your doctor. Certain illness like thyroid, depression, lung or heart disease may show symptoms similar to anxiety. Hence, you should do a thorough check up before coming to a conclusion.

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Chapter 2:

Types of Anxiety Problems

FIrst of all, generalised anxiety id present in many of you. It is contant worry about eveything. And it may not be related to specific obejct like in phobia. You may worry without any reason. And your mind will be filled with anxious thoughts. So, you reqiure help. And it interferes with your life. Moreover, you are tired all the time. ANd not able to concentrate on anything. Because your mind is occupied with number of thoughts. And you are always on edge. Some of your body symotoms include pain in stomach, head, muscles and so on. Also, you have sleep problems.

Second of all is panic attacks. And they may require help from a doctor. Your symptoms may include, sweating, increased heart rate, and chest pain. And feeling as if you are not in control of your body. It can happen at any time or place. You may have a panic attack at home or outside. And you can check when to see a doctor for anxiety. Because you should see, signs you need anxiety medication.

Next of all, there is social anxiety. You are unable to meet strangers. Or make conversation with people. Therefore your social and work life is affected. Your heartbeat will increase, blushing, stomach ache, pain in the body, and so on. Moreover, you will fear going out.

Fourth of all are phobias. You can have any kind of fear related to heights, water, spiders, snake, and so on. And you can go to a large extent to avoid the place. For instance, you can climb 20 floors but will not take elevators.

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Chapter 3:

Risk Factors

You would ask why I have this problem. Or when to see a doctor for anxiety. You need to check your level of the problem and its causes. First of all, when you are exposed to a high level of stress. You have stress in your family or work. And it affects you mentally and emotionally. Moreover, you did not get time to recuperate from it. Moreover, if you have an illness. For instance, heart disease then anxiety could be fatal. And you may need hospitalization.

Second of all, painful childhood experiences can make us anxious. So, your therapist will help you better understand your situation. And you should show faith and patience in the treatment. Also, the death of a parent or a close relative can cause anxiety. So you need support and help. If you feel alone and scared then mental health issues may develop.

Third of all, having low self-esteem can cause anxiety. You should develop confidence and courage to overcome anxiety.

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Chapter 4:

Dealing With Anxiety

First of all, if you have extreme symptoms then your doctor will give you medicine. And you will know when to see a doctor for anxiety. And, signs you need anxiety medication. For instance, an anti-anxiety medicine. And it will give results in a few hours. But to work properly it can take days. These drugs can be addictive. And only to be used sparingly. As you can become dependent on them. Furthermore, anti-depressant has seen to work well for anxiety.

Second of all, therapy is beneficial for you. You can take cognitive-behavioral therapy. As it will help you become self-aware. And you can change your negative thoughts. Moreover, it will help you in various ways to think from your current pattern. You can keep a journal and write your thoughts on it.

Third of all, you should change your eating and sleep habits. You should stop using alcohol. And not smoke. Moreover, control your intake of caffeinated drinks.

And you should stick to your treatment. Moreover, you should be patient. And not stop your treatment in between. As it will take time to show results.

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Chapter 5:

Call for Action

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