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Mental Health Conditions: Depression and Anxiety

Anxiety disorder and Depression are types of mental health conditions. If you are suffering from anxiety makes it difficult to get through your day. The physical signs of anxiety include sweating, panic attack, nervous breakdown, fast heartbeat, and fear.

In this modern world, problem of depression and anxiety is common. To tackle a serious problem, the preparation for exams, going for an interview or making an important decision can somehow lead you to anxiety. But an anxiety disorder is something different which is far more dangerous for human mental health.

When does An anxiety disorder happen?

When your ability to perform daily tasks is hampered by anxiety.
When anything makes you feel triggered, you frequently overreact.
When you have no control over how you react to things.

According to the researchers, anxiety disorders mostly occur in women. It may be due to women’s hormones, particularly those that change over the month. Men have higher levels of the hormone testosterone, which may help with anxiety. It’s also possible that because women are less inclined to seek treatment so their anxiety gets worse.
Types of Anxiety Disorder
Anxiety disorder is classified into several types, including:

Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD)
Panic disorder
Separation anxiety

Anxiety disorder share characteristics with other mental health conditions. Post-traumatic stress disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder are two examples.
What are the root causes of depression and anxiety disorder?
Anxiety disorders are similar to other types of mental illness. They are not the result of personal flaws, character flaws, or upbringing issues. However, researchers are unsure of what causes anxiety disorder. They believe a combination of factors plays a role:
• Chemical imbalance: Prolonged or severe stress can alter the chemical balance that regulates your mood. A lot of stress over a long period can lead to an anxiety disorder.
• Environmental factors: Experiencing a traumatic event may set off an anxiety disorder, especially in someone who has inherited a higher risk to start.
• Heredity: Anxiety disorders are inherited. Eye color, for example, may be inherited from one or both parents.