Generalised Anxiety disorder (GAD) or Anxiety is a persistent and excessive feeling of unease, worry or fear for no specific reason.
The worry displayed by individuals with GAD is either unwarranted or at times even for no apparent reason.
What are the symptoms of Generalised Anxiety Disorder?
Feelings or restlessness or Worry
Having a sense of impending doom, panic or danger.
Breathing rapidly, Sweating or Trembling.
Difficulties in Concentrating falling asleep.
The Symptoms vary for each individual. If you suspect that you or you loved ones may have GAD seek professional advise.
When to seek professional Help?
As with most emotions it is okay and completely normal to experience anxiety from time to time. Although, seek professional advise when and if you believe that your anxiety has been effecting your quality of life negatively.
Your therapist will ask you questions related to your anxieties and emotions to find out if you have GAD.
Many treatment options are available to help you cope with GAD such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), antidepressants (SSRIs) and psychotherapies.