Strangest Things That People Do When They Have Anxiety

Strangest Things That People Do When They Have Anxiety

Anxiety is a general term given to various disorders which cause feelings of fear, worrying and nervousness. There are a number of ways people take anxiety. But when you have faced anxiety for a period of time, you observe the things which you do at the time you are facing anxiety. These things sometimes help people to cope up with anxiety. Sometimes anxiety increases so much that it makes you feel out of control and it comes out either in form of anger. If you face such feelings, you are not alone. It is okay to do strange things while you are facing anxiety. Below are a few things which people do because of anxiety:

Biting and chipping the nails

It is a very common thing which people do because of anxiety. It helps people to be in control. These things look impolite once you see people doing them. But it helps them to stay calm.

Lack of Sleep

People suffering from anxiety usually have disturbed sleep patterns. They are so exhausted by their own thoughts that they either sleep too much or not at all.

Overanalyze any communication

People try to over analyze every bit of conversation that they have had. They just try to find out if they were wrong in any situation. They try to rethink a situation many times to ensure that they did not do anything incorrectly.

Always face feelings of guilt

People with anxiety always have feelings of guilt. Every time when the situation is out of control and does not go how it was planned, people with anxiety are full of feelings like it was their fault and if they had done something, the situation might be different than what it is now.

Get obsessed over tiniest of details

People with this disorder tend to get obsessed over the tiniest of details. Also, they always have a feeling that something is not right or something might go wrong in the future. This is why they are always asking questions if everything around them is okay.

Grinding the teeth

At the time of anxiety, there are people who constantly grind their teeth out of nervousness. It is weird for the other people to see or hear that. But some people with such disorders do it unconsciously because of the feelings of either fear or nervousness.

Ruth Karpenter

Ruth is the senior contributor to Weird News Ledger, and can’t really think of a better job than one that lets her read and write interesting stories on everything from aliens and asteroids to Bigfoot and the Loch Ness Monster. Ruth previously worked in magazines at Transcontinental Media and headed up the lifestyle department at Sun Media. Her Twitter bio describes her as a “reader, writer, eater,, fancy geek, summer cyclist,” which pretty much sums up how she spends her time outside of work.

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