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Anxiety is the adrenaline response of fight, flight or freeze It can severely impact your life and
those close to you
Fear of not coping or something terrible happening can trigger anxiety
When thoughts & emotions paralyse your life Everyone feels anxious at some point in their lives - it is the body’s natural response to dealing with certain life events.It can however, develop into irrational thoughts and emotions leading to high levels of anxiety and triggering panic attacks which can have a profound impact on family and social life. Anxiety can affect anyone regardless of gender, age, race or class.It can disrupt daily life and prevent a person from functioning in a healthy way. Symptoms can last minutes, hours, months or even years with devastating effects to the sufferers and those around them.
Symptoms of Anxiety Difficulty breathing, feeling a pressure in the chest, hyperventilating, increased heart beat, palpitations, sweaty palms, hot and cold flushes, feeling dizzy, nauseous, upset stomach, feeling isolated from the world around you.
Causes of Anxiety Unrealistic feelings and emotions relating to certain life situations, feeling vulnerable, stress, loss of control, lack of confidence, low self-esteem, changes in personal circumstances, fear of failure, post traumatic stress. Effects of Anxiety Feeling a sense of helplessness, avoidance of certain situations, social isolation, agoraphobia, inability to see a way out of situations, altered thoughts and emotions, breakdown of home life, long-term unemployment or sick leave.
Carla Alves da Silva offers a therapeutic approach to help you identify the core anxiety issues and move you forward towards a more balance and healthy outlook.