ANXIETY AND COVID

 

Pandemics can be unpleasant

The Covid infection 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic might be distressing for individuals. Fear and tension about another disease and what could happen can be overpowering and cause compelling feelings in grown-ups and kids.
In everyday activities for example, social removing, can cause individuals to feel disengaged and alone and can lead to this feeling of being anxious.

Social distancing is important to diminish the spread of COVID-19. Adapting to pressure and new ways of living will make you and the individuals you care about closer and stronger .

     Stress during these times can cause the following 

Fear of your health and your family

The fear of losing your job and becoming financially hurt

                                                           Changes in rest or eating habits

Trouble getting enough sleep or focusing

                    Neglecting of your medical issues or psychological conditions you may have

      Expanded the consumption of tobacco, liquor and different substances

WHAT is ANXIETY and what does it feel like

Anxiety is a feeling of worry, nervousness, or unease, typically about an upcoming  event or something that is happing now and you don’t know the outcome.

What does it feel like:

  1. Feeling apprehensive or tense
  2. Having a feeling of fear
  3. high heart rate
  4. Breathing quickly (hyperventilation)
  5. Perspiring
  6. Shaking
  7. Feeling powerless or tired
  8. unable to focus on today but instead thinking about what may happen about a certain event
  9. not getting enough sleep
  10. Stomach aches or other problems