What is anxiety?
Anxiety is a normal response to stressful events or we can say that it is an alarm mechanism to prepare an individual for a physical response to perceived danger. Anxiety can be a feature of various medical conditions like hypoglycemia, hyperthyroidism, caffenism etc. anxiety symptoms are considered clinically important when they are abnormally severe, usually prolonged, when causes impairment in social or occupational functioning.
Symptoms of anxiety
Symptoms of anxiety mainly include:
- Fear and apprehension
- Increased startle response
- Insomnia or disturbed sleep
- Mental and physical restlessness
- Lack of concentration or abstraction of mind
- Over sensitiveness
- Increased sweating
- Loss of appetite
- Loss of libido
- Difficulty in swallowing
- Numbness and tingling
Anxiety should be differentiate mainly with panic attacks, phobic attack obsessive compulsive neurosis etc.
Cure for anxiety
Homeopathic cure for anxiety – Homeopathy is one of the most popular holistic systems of medicine. The selection of remedy is based upon the theory of individualization and symptoms similarity by using holistic approach. This is the only way through which a state of complete health can be regained by removing all the sign and symptoms from which the patient is suffering. The aim of homeopathy is not only to treat anxiety but to address its underlying cause and individual susceptibility. As far as therapeutic medication is concerned, several well-proved medicines are available helpful in cure for anxiety that can be selected on the basis of cause, condition, sensation and modalities of the complaints. For individualized remedy selection and treatment, the patient should consult a qualified homeopathic doctor in person. Some important remedies are given below in the way to cure for anxiety:
Pulsatilla, sepia, Natrum Mur, Lachesis, Aconite, Arsenic Alb, Opium, Calcaria Carb, Stramonium, cuprum met, Hyocyamus, Gelsemium, argentums nit, lyssin, cannabis Ind, Lycopodium, kali Carb, camphor, Medorrhinum and various other medicines.
Allopathic treatment – Treatment is available by medication especially tricyclic antidepressants.
Other methods of treatments include – Hydrotherapy, Relaxation therapy, Massage therapy, Acupressure, Psycho therapy, Ayurveda, Naturopathy, Yoga therapy etc.