panic attacks

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Your Feelings Towards Sleeplessness

Many strong feelings such as extreme worry or anxiety can be linked to sleeplessness.

– Do you feel anxious when you try to sleep?

If you answered Yes’ or Sometimes’, remember that anxiety is a common cause of sleeplessness. It often triggers your body’s fear response causing adrenaline to flow. Adrenaline is a substance produced by your body that makes you feel fidgety or restless. Your anxiety therefore acts to keep you alert. This is the opposite of what you want when you’re trying to fall asleep.

Panic attacks can occur at night especially if you have low mood. If … Read the rest

Understanding Anxiety

The words stressed, hassled, tense and worry all describe a situation of anxiety. Anxiety is a normal and common feeling (emotion) that can be helpful even though it can feel unpleasant. For example, a small amount of anxiety can help motivate some people to prepare for events such as interviews and exams, and even in crossing the road. Anxiety is also helpful in situations of sudden danger, where it helps you to respond and get away as quickly as possible. Anxiety becomes a problem when people feel:

– Anxious in situations that are not dangerous at all.
– Extremely anxious: … Read the rest