worry

WORRY

Worrying is an uneasy feeling that causes you to get too concerned about problems or situations. If you worry excessively, your body and mind go into an overdrive whenever you concentrate on a specific situation constantly.

Excessive worrying causes panic attacks and high anxiety. People who worry excessively experience unrealistic fears, which amplify their worries. People who worry excessively worriers are very sensitive to their environment and they feel threatened by people and things around them. Furthermore, they get anxiety-ridden and seek relief by indulging in unhealthy lifestyle habits like cigarette smoking, overeating, and even using drugs and alcohol.

Worry triggers several health problems, which happens when fight or flight is triggered by anxiety and worrying. The response (flight or fight) makes the nervous system of the body to release cortisol (stress hormone). The hormones increase triglycerides and blood sugar levels which the body use as a fuel. Also, the hormones cause physical reactions including:

  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Dry mouth
  • Dizziness
  • Fast heartbeat
  • Headaches
  • Fatigue
  • Inability to concentrate
  • Muscle aches
  • Irritability
  • Muscle tension
  • Nervous energy
  • Nausea
  • Rapid breathing
  • Sweating

When the blood sugar is not utilized for different activities, worry and the release of stress hormones causes serious physical health problems, including:

  • Digestive disorders
  • Heart failure
  • Short-term memory loss
  • Muscle tension
  • Coronary artery disease

Effective ways to prevent worry

While worrying and anxiety can alter how your body functions, there are a lot of options that can calm your body, mind, and spirit.

Talk to a doctor – Talk with any primary health care physician to get examined.

Exercise daily – Regular exercise can help reduce worry by increasing the function of your immune system

Eat a balanced diet – worrying can make you eat too much or little. Make sure you eat healthy, especially breakfast to help balance your immune system.

Relax – Practice relaxation techniques like meditation and yoga to help reduce worry and stress.

 

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