Monday-Causes of Anxiety Attacks

Do you or someone you know suffer from anxiety. I was one of those people. I hope you can relate, because this is hard to explain to people who may not suffer from it. When you have anxiety you feel trapped, like the only way to release it is to escape the cause. Anxiety unrelieved will lead to panic attacks. A panic attack is a scary thing and can often lead to hospitalization without the right help, resources, or management tools. The purpose of this is to help you learn about anxiety: what it is, causes, treatments, etc.

What is anxiety?

According to Mayo Clinic, Anxiety is an intense, excessive, and persistent worry and fear about everyday situations.

Causes of Anxiety?

Stress is the leading cause of anxiety. I will share below the most common causes of anxiety.

1. Stressful Situations

2. Work/ School Stress

3. Relationship Stress

4. Financial Stress

5. Stress from Emotional Trauma

6. Loved one’s Death

7. Fear of the unknown

8. Serious medical illness diagnosis

9. Fear of loss

10. Medication side effect

11. Drug use: Cocaine

12. Symptoms of Medical illness/disease: Heart attack

13. Lack of oxygen


1. Reiki Therapy

2. Physical Activity

3. Healthy Diet

4. Regular Sleep

5. Meditation

6. Yoga

7. Support Group

Medical Care

We recommend you seek medical care and advice if you are unable to work or maintain relationships, abuse alcohol or other substances, or feel sad and slowed down.

Immediately seek help if you are thinking about suicide, or can’t work or complete daily living activities.

Other Tips

Avoiding caffeine, nicotine, and alcohol helps manage symptoms. 

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