Human body response over environmental changes

Changes in the environment affect human health.  Anxiety is a non-standard part of life. Level and type of anxiety vary from person to person. Most of the people feel it while addressing to an audience or during interviews. It appears with an increase in our breathing and heart rate. In anxious situation, blood flow towards the brain becomes higher. If it becomes severe then it has harmful effects on physical as well on mental health. Mostly it is prevailed in women and in middle aged people. Anxiety leads to certain anxiety disorders. The effects of such disorders may appear sooner in some cases while later in others.

Types of anxiety:

There are many types of anxiety. Such as;

• GAD (General Anxiety Disorder): It is caused due to health anxiety. It is not very harmful disorder. Under this disorder, you can perform your daily activities easily.

• Social anxiety disorder is the second type of anxiety. It is caused by the fear of facing people and the fear of being disrespected.  In short it is called as social phobia.

• Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is caused by any trauma. Its symptoms may appear sooner or later. Phobias are caused by an internal feeling of fear. For example dark phobia is caused as a result of fear of darkness.

Furthermore, Mental and health anxiety causes panic attacks which leads towards further other disorders. Ailments like chest pain, palpitation, and headache are observed as a result of anxiety.

Effects of anxiety:

Anxiety has adverse effects on various body systems.  It causes changes in the secretion of hormones in the nervous system.  In this way it affects physical and mental health.

In the cardiac vascular system, anxiety causes an increase in heart rate and chest pains accompanied by heart attack.

It also affects the excretory and digestive system. As it causes appetite decreases, stomachaches and nausea etc.

Anxiety weakens the immune system by disturbing the hormones that are released from the brain. It badly effects the breathing. While, it makes asthma patients even worst to survive.


There are many ways to reduce social anxiety and health anxiety. Such as proper exercise plans can reduce its rate. Alternatively, turmeric [1] can also reduce anxiety as several clinical trials have shown that curcumin appears to have an antidepressant and anxiolytic effect through its ability to modulate levels of serotonin and dopamine. Similarly, yoga is helpful in the elimination of anxiety from life. Deep breathing is also proved effective in reducing anxiety. And medication is also beneficial to some extent.

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