What is it like to be easily frightened


Jitteriness is a symptom of various mental illnesses, such as post-traumatic stress disorder, in which Scare basically represents the natural reaction of a person to a triggering event that usually occurs suddenly or to a suddenly remembered event from the past.

Physical symptoms are palpitations in humans, rise in blood pressure, rapid breathing up to shortness of breath, dry mouth, changed facial expressions, paleness or blushing, sweating, tremors, weakness, dizziness, diarrhea, urination and nausea, and possibly also impaired perception or fainting. The frightfulness is enhanced by the autonomic nervous system initiated and is deliberately not controllable or controllable. A specific activation pattern is initiated by the sympathetic nervous system, which is intended to provide physical resources for action, but may also lead to paralysis and persistence (Paralysis) can lead. The symptom of anxiety usually only lasts for a short time, but the associated release of adrenaline keeps the body excited for a few minutes after the event.

As disease-worthy the fearfulness applies if there is no objectifiable reason or if events long in the past repeatedly flood the vegetative nervous system and trigger a fright (Flashback). In the case of illness-related nervousness, the Behavior therapy are used, whereby these usually treat the symptoms through relaxation procedures or stabilization and distancing techniques, whereby analytical procedures can also be added to clarify the cause.

childrenThose who are particularly startled and shy are more likely to remain emotionally unstable later on and are often affected by fears and phases of depression. As a result, anxiety due to the chronic overproduction of stress hormones such as cortisol can also lead to an increased susceptibility to physical illnesses.

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