Anxiety articles

  • The stress response

    The stress response

    What is the stress response? The stress response is a natural survival mechanism to mobilise the body, giving immediate energy to fight or run away when we encounter a dangerous situation. This response is essential for our survival. When the threat is over, and the stress hormones are used up or expelled, the body enters […]

  • Anxiety symptoms

    Anxiety symptoms

    Anxiety disorders can result in some frightening symptoms. This page will explain what is happening in your body and why you are getting certain symptoms. Physical symptoms Chest pain This can include pain or tightness anywhere in your chest and rib cage. It can feel like a tightness or fullness, pressure, or muscular pain. If […]

  • Panic attacks vs anxiety attacks; what is the difference?

    Panic attacks vs anxiety attacks; what is the difference?

    Panic attacks and anxiety attacks are used interchangeably in popular writings on the internet. However, although they share some common symptoms, there are distinct clinical differences

  • What is worry, and how to deal with it?

    What is worry, and how to deal with it?

    Worry is a mental process that can result in GAD for some people. This article explains what is worry and how to deal with it