We all feel fear when we are in a situation that we are not familiar or the first time encounter, such undergoing a job interview, going to a new place with unfamiliar faces or taking an exam.
The feeling can be unpleasant but it can help an individual to pursue. Anxiety is a natural way of the body to respond towards stress. There are times that this can be a short moment of feeling it but if the anxiety feeling already affects your life and felt for a long period of time, this is considered to be an anxiety disorder.
Though it can help to do things well, if the fear has already way out of hand, it can affect your life. This leads to different kind of disorders such as Panic disorder, social phobia, generalized anxiety disorder. There are also symptoms that would distinguish if someone is experiencing the anxiety, such as the following.
- Uneasiness, panic, and fear
- Having sleep problems
- Unable to stay calm
- Shortness of breath
- Heart palpitations
- Dry mouth
- Feeling nauseous
- Feeling dizzy
There are ways to overcome this feeling of anxiety and one of this is nootropedia. With the nootropics created such as caffeine and L-Theanine, this is believed to help in the feeling of anxiety when taking an exam for example. Aside from a medical way to treat anxiety, these include the combination of following treatment such as psychotherapy and behavioral therapy.
As we have known, anxiety is a natural response of our body towards a situation that we are not comfortable with. And there is a way to reduce this feeling for it not to turn severe which would affect a life. According to studies, these are countermeasures that can be done to moderate the anxiousness.
- Reducing the intake of caffeine drinks, this includes coffee, tea, and sodas.
- Consult a specialist or doctor before taking any medication or alternative medicine.
- Keeping a healthy lifestyle.
- Have a good and enough sleep.
- Avoid intake of prohibited drugs and alcohol.