Oncourologist Mark Gadzian: six rules for combating anxiety

Urological surgeon, andrologist, urological oncologist Mark Gadzian told what can be done to maintain balance.

According to him, sociologists reported a significant deterioration socio-psychological state of Russians. Thus, last year the anxiety rate increased compared to 2021 from 31% to 49%.

Recipe for maintaining balance from Gadzian:

1. Watch the news less often (if possible, don’t watch it at all)
2. Spend more time with family and in nature
3. Play sports
4. Travel
5. Attend the theater, concerts, festivals
6. Take dietary supplements that tonic the nervous system

“If 6 points don’t work, then definitely involve psychologists and even psychiatrists,” the doctor noted in his blog.

Symptoms of anxiety disorder:

  • anxiety and tension in connection with current affairs or even for no particular reason;
  • constant fear for your life and the lives of loved ones;
  • stress, inability relax;
  • decreased performance, difficulty concentrating;
  • irritability.

Along with mental changes, physical symptoms occur:

  • sweating,
  • increased heart rate,
  • breathing, < /li>
  • feeling lightheaded.

What is the difference between anxiety and a panic attack?

A panic attack is a quick event: peak it usually reaches about 10 minutes from the start. The state of anxiety can last for a long time.

Earlier, doctor and TV presenter Alexander Myasnikov expressed the opinion that by worrying about the future we are ruining our present.

—We all die before we die. We are dying of anxiety, it eats us up. We try to predict tomorrow and ruin our today by worrying about tomorrow, the doctor noted.

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Important! Information is provided for reference purposes. Ask a specialist about contraindications and side effects and under no circumstances self-medicate. At the first signs of illness, consult a doctor.

Mark Gadzian Mark Gadzian Medicine Urological surgeon, andrologist, urological oncologist