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Board exams are coming up. Because of this, not only children, but also parents are under pressure. He worries even when he sleeps at night. whether children can get more than 90 percent marks or not. Will I be able to get into a good college or not? Similarly, many other types of anxiety can overwhelm people. Experts say some anxiety is normal. They wear out over time. On the other hand, some anxiety is abnormal. Those who have to complete themselves. On how to deal with anxiety, we spoke to Dr. Jyoti Kapoor, Senior Psychiatrist and Founder of Manastali.
First, find out why the anxiety is happening
Sometimes anxiety appears before public speaking. This anxiety can also occur in stressful situations, such as taking an exam. This may be normal. But sometimes when the emotional impact becomes too much, then anxiety becomes a problem. It can also be a sign of some serious diseases. Because of this, daily life is also affected. Therefore, work is affected both at home and in the office.
The cause of anxiety can also be a childhood event.
Difficult experiences can occur in childhood, adolescence, or adulthood. These experiences have a profound effect on the mind. These can cause anxiety problems. Experience stress and trauma especially during childhood. Physical or emotional abuse can also cause anxiety problems. Living with anxiety can be very difficult. Therefore, measures should be taken that can help to overcome anxiety.
Here are expert tips for dealing with anxiety
1 Do more physical activity for anxiety
Dr. Jyoti says, ‘Physical inactivity has a huge impact on our brain. Physical activity helps you feel better. Because it increases the level of endorphin and serotonin hormones. When you feel better, the way you think changes. Your general outlook will improve.
Say no to caffeine
According to Dr. Jyoti, caffeine stimulates the nervous system. It can increase energy levels.
On the other hand, when a person is under stress, this nervous energy can increase the level of anxiety.
3 Get a good night’s sleep (Healthy sleep to fight anxiety)
We all need a good night’s sleep to function properly. Calm your mind before bed. For this, read a light book or do something that calms the mind. Develop this habit and add it to your sleep schedule. The more prepared you are for a good night’s sleep, the better sleep you will get.
4 Eat nutritious meals on time
Often times, when stress and anxiety affect us, we don’t want to eat. We eat whatever we want. Dr. Jyoti says, “Nutrition should never be neglected.
Sometimes hunger and lack of nutrients in the diet also cause excessive sleep. At the same time, sound sleep is impossible even after eating too much. Food should always be taken in a balanced form. Include more lean protein, fruits, vegetables, and healthy fats in your diet.
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