Almost everyone has felt anxious sooner or later in their lives. Indeed, even seasoned vocalists and entertainers confess to getting butterflies prior to stepping onto the stage? However, have you at any point of time had overpowering, fleeting thoughts that linger for days before a major event? Did you ever leave your shopping and the store mid-way because you felt like having problems breathing all of a sudden? Or have you ever had a sense of exhaustion or physical illness while simply trying to spend every single day?

In case, you give an affirmative response to each of the aforementioned questions, you understand the true definition of anxiety. A condition that goes beyond just feeling nervous and prompts distinctive symptoms is what anxiety disorder is all about. There’s a mind-boggling interplay between physical and mental symptoms at the time when anxiety disorder starts holding sway.

Types of anxiety disorder
The malady encapsulates different individual diagnostic conditions including
• General anxiety disorder
• Obsessive compulsive disorder
• Panic disorder
• Agoraphobia
• Social phobia

So, you see there are many forms in which an anxiety disorder is brought forth. A few of these anxiety symptoms simply overlap. The specific warning signs aid and abet to differentiate each diagnosis. For instance, social phobia/social anxiety explicitly alludes to a fear of coming across humiliation or embarrassment in front of other people.

Agoraphobia is an anxiety disorder that’s clamped to a trace of apprehension against visiting certain places, which when intensified to abnormal levels makes the sufferer averse to going out by any means.

Commonly observed symptoms of anxiety disorder
So far, more than 100 discernible anxiety symptoms have been identified by doctors. However, the most widely recognized symptoms of anxiety disorder include:
• Upset stomach
• Headache
• Dizziness
• Numbness
• Shallow breathing or shortness of breath
• Hyperventilation or rapid breathing
• Irregular heartbeat
• Difficulty in sleeping
• Fatigue
• Flushed skin
• Nausea
• A feeling of “imminent doom”
• Feeling a weakness, either in the whole body or only in the legs
• Difficulty to concentrate
• Sweating

Commonly prevalent anxiety disorder treatments
A typical anxiety disorder treatment takes into account an all-inclusive approach where the physical, emotional and spiritual deficits meted out by the disorder are identified and treated. A comprehensive diagnosis followed by a thorough treatment begins with assessments depending on your specific needs and preferences. It helps in
• Ascertaining the type of your anxiety disorder
• Evaluating your physical and psychological health
• Detecting co-occurring issues such as substance abuse
• Analyzing other suppressed problems like trauma

You can manage anxiety disorder by making use of prescription medicines. In conjunction, you can utilize the healing powers of remedial modalities to effectuate a fruitful treatment and recovery.

One of the most productive anxiety disorder treatments is cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) by virtue of which you can learn to discern anxious thought processes and actively have them diverted.
Other therapies that are used to treat anxiety disorder are
• Talk therapy
• Acceptance and commitment therapy
• Dialectical behavioral therapy
• Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing
• Meditation or yoga

Author's Bio: 

Anxiety is a mental health condition that is characterized by nervousness, apprehension, fear, and worrying. Anxiety disorders often co-exist with eating disorders.