Anxiety is the panic feeling of worry and even dread. This has a strong grip on many people. Anxiety Center said on average 30% of adults between 18-54 have this in USA alone.
Workplace, educational system, regardless – anxiety holds gripped 41% employees from different industries and over half of college students seek help often.
This is the no.1 mental issue problem in North America and those with anxiety have 3-5 times more chances to see a doctor and 6 times more chances to go to a psychiatric hospital.
Why and how this became so prevalent?
Technology rise, overprotection from parents, exams, schooling are the main reasons for angst, claim psychologists, said Telegraph. These issues affect anxiety developing a lot. We all get insecure and frightened from these factors. Our values get shattered from comments and judgement thus making anxiety.
Another cause for the rise in this problem is too much choices people have. Choice is a good thing, but pressure to strive as best on every field affects self-esteem.
How is this fought?
These days meds and counseling address this. The pharma companies benefit from anxiety or from the 65% USA people who take meds daily and 43% take mood changing drugs all the time.
In most cases this is effective and also holistic methods like meditation, massage, yoga and relaxation.
Another method is music therapy. There was some success so far, but experts of UK said they discovered the perfect song for anxiety reducing by whole 65% by just listening!
Doctor David Lewis-Hodgson of Mindlab International said this song is amazing for relaxing than any other music. The resulting 65% less anxiety and 35% reducing of resting psychological states was staggering.
This song is named Weightless and is by Marconi Union. This was made as collaboration with sound therapists, designed especially for slowing down heart rates, lowering pressure and stress too.
Article and image source: curiousmindmagazine.com