Pe CAT By Remmi and Lyv


Anxiety is a mental health disorder caused by anxious feelings that don't go away at any given time. They are ongoing and happen with out any particular reason. It's a serious condition that can make daily life hard to cope with. It's more then just one stressful time or moment and normally that time will pass and you won't be stressed afterwards, but if you are so one experiencing anxiety, these feeling will be harder to control.


General symptoms

  • Extreme stress
  • Being unable to put worry aside
  • Restlessness

Whole Body

  • Fatigue
  • Restlessness
  • Sweating


  • Hypervigilance
  • Irritability


  • Racing thoughts
  • Unwanted thoughts

Also common

  • Excessive worry
  • Fear
  • Feeling of impending doom
  • Insomnia
  • Nausea
  • Poor concentration
  • Sensation of abnormal heartbeat
  • Trembling

Short and long term effects

Physical health

  • People with high stress or anxiety tend to be more likely to get infections and colds. When the body posses a disease or infection, it realeases a chemical called cytokines. This chemical sends messages to the other cells to add additional help to fight infection to the area needed; but while under constant stress, the chemical is prevented from being realeased effectively, therefore the chemical is not communicating with the immune system as it should. It's ability to fight off diseases to its full capacity decreases 15%.
  • Stress can also conjur skin conditions such as psoriasis, eczema, hives and acne.
  • Other symptoms could be hair loss or forms of balding, dry mouth and mouth ulcers, asthma attacks and a high risk of having strokes.

Social health

  • Blushing
  • Profuse sweating
  • Trembling or shaking
  • Nausea
  • Stomach upset
  • Difficulty talking
  • Shaky voice
  • Muscle tension
  • Confusion
  • Palpitations
  • Diarrhea
  • Cold, clammy hands
  • Difficulty making eye contact

Seeking help

Numbers you can call if you need help with anxiety or if you know Somone who is stumbling with anxiety

  • Emergency Australia - 000
  • Lifeline Counselling (24 /7)
  • Lifeline Australia - 13 11 14
  • Men's Line Australia - 1300 78 99 78
  • Kids Helpline - 1800 55 1800
  • Suicide Call Back Service - 1300 659 467

Websites about getting help for anxiety


  • Cognitive therapy
  • Behaviour therapy
  • Relaxation techniques
  • Correct breathing techniques
  • Dietary adjustments
  • Exercise
  • Learning to be assertive
  • Building self-esteem
  • Structured problem solving
  • Medication (short term treatment)
  • See a psychologist

Prevention strategies

Part one:

  1. In general the the things that keep you healthy will overall Haley you cope with stress and anxiety
  2. With treatment and life style changes you can keep you symptoms undercontrol and prevent many a item problems

Part two:

  1. When children shows symptoms of aniety, it is advised to intervene as early as possible for a more effective recovery
  2. When you are feeling anxious, it is best to find your own way to stay calm and relaxed. Studies have shown the best ways to relieve stress is to incorporate excersise into your daily routine such as taking walk regularly, joining an exercise class or gym or practicing yoga.
  3. Eating a healthy diet and a wide verity of fres can and will make you feel better both metals and physically.
  4. Keeping a journal on your moods and anxiety is a great way to track your trigger for you stress. If you are already meeting with a health specialist, a journal can help the both of you figure out what might be causing it.
  5. Avoid tobacco, drugs and alcohol, caffeine can also cause or increase anxiety.

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