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Typical anxiety triggers we should know about

Published on Nov 24, 2023 03:29 PM IST
  • From caffeine to medicine, here are a few things that can act as triggers for anxiety.
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Anxiety is the condition when a person constantly worries about their daily activities. Nausea, breathlessness and restlessness are some of the symptoms of anxiety. Anxiety can be triggered by even the smallest of things. "Anxiety can be very overwhelming. It feels debilitating at times. And why? Often because it can come up suddenly, wherever you are at that particular moment. It can take you by surprise, which is difficult especially when you feel you are not in a safe place. For example, becoming anxious when there are a lot of people around," wrote Psychologist Alf Lokkertsen. Here are a few things that can trigger anxiety.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Nov 24, 2023 03:29 PM IST

Anxiety is the condition when a person constantly worries about their daily activities. Nausea, breathlessness and restlessness are some of the symptoms of anxiety. Anxiety can be triggered by even the smallest of things. "Anxiety can be very overwhelming. It feels debilitating at times. And why? Often because it can come up suddenly, wherever you are at that particular moment. It can take you by surprise, which is difficult especially when you feel you are not in a safe place. For example, becoming anxious when there are a lot of people around," wrote Psychologist Alf Lokkertsen. Here are a few things that can trigger anxiety.(Unsplash)

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Stress can be a big trigger for anxiety. When something stresses us out, we can feel anxious in those situations as well. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Nov 24, 2023 03:29 PM IST

Stress can be a big trigger for anxiety. When something stresses us out, we can feel anxious in those situations as well. (Unsplash)

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Caffeine or beverages containing caffeine can make us jittery or trigger anxiety. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Caffeine or beverages containing caffeine can make us jittery or trigger anxiety. (Unsplash)

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Stage fright or stage anxiety is real. In case we need to perform in front of a lot of people. The thought can make us anxious. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Stage fright or stage anxiety is real. In case we need to perform in front of a lot of people. The thought can make us anxious. (Unsplash)

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Conflicts can be a major trigger for anxiety. When we are brought up in dysfunctional homes or have been part of toxic relationships, conflicts trigger anxiety in us. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Conflicts can be a major trigger for anxiety. When we are brought up in dysfunctional homes or have been part of toxic relationships, conflicts trigger anxiety in us. (Unsplash)

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Some medication or specific pills can cause side effects of anxiety in us. We should be properly informed before consuming such medication.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Nov 24, 2023 03:29 PM IST

Some medication or specific pills can cause side effects of anxiety in us. We should be properly informed before consuming such medication.(Unsplash)

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