Do You Have Anxiety At Night?

Introduction to anxiety attacks

When you are frightened, you are tense, you get pain in his body and heart palpitations. There is a smooth transition between fear, nervousness and anxiety.

See Also: Nocturnal Panic Attack

Anxiety is an unpleasant feeling that there is danger, without the need to be so, and often without knowing why you are anxious.
Fear is rather a feeling you get when you know the reason for it and believe that there actually may be something dangerous.
Anxiety is a feeling of insecurity, inferiority and anxiety or fear that you can not live up to its own or others’ expectations.
Severe anxiety or nervousness are diseases while fear is the appropriate response to prevent that gets hurt.

Every fifth – or 22 percent of all people – have at some time anxiety is so pronounced that there is a disease.

Anxiety can also be part of other mental illnesses, for example. depression or schizophrenia.

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Formerly called anxiety disorders for neuroses, but the concept is taken out of the latest diagnostic systems, ICD-10, which currently distinguishes between the following types of anxiety:

Agoraphobia: Fear of being in places with many people, where you can not get away, for example. in a bus, train or a line at the supermarket.

Social anxiety disorder: anxiety to feel observed or criticized, if you eat with others, says something when you are together or go out with a new boyfriend.

Simple Phobia: Anxiety in special situations, f. Ex. In the dark, thunderstorms or in enclosed spaces or at the sight of blood, spiders or hoses.
Panic disorder: fits of anxiety that is so unbearable that one tries to avoid situations where you have had panic attacks.

Generalized anxiety disorder: Constant anxiety where you’re nervous, you get heart palpitations, dizziness, sweating, shaking and range of muscles.

Mixed anxiety – depression state: Mixture of anxiety and depression in such a high degree that there is a disease, but not so pronounced that one has a state of anxiety or depression.

Causes of anxiety at night

Because some anxiety or fear is necessary in dangerous situations, all people have a greater or lesser anxiety preparedness.

Vulnerability to being anxiety is partly innate. It’s also important if you have grown up in an environment where you have had reason to feel insecure and anxious.

All people are exposed to various forms of stress. Either in the form of daily defeats or in the form of major psychological blow. If you have high anxiety preparedness, have greater risk of one or more anxiety disorders related to the stress you are exposed to through life.

Evidence suggests that people who are shy, inhibited and easy experience palpitations or easily comes to sweat, shake hands and get “nervous” stomach, has a higher risk of having an anxiety disorder than others.