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Anxiety Attack Breakdown
By Julie Vang

Attention Getter: We’ve all had nervous breakdown or feel self-conscious on some occasions, like me now while giving this speech.

Thesis Statement: The impact of an Anxiety Disorder is very serious.

Preview of Main Points: I will tell you more in depth about anxiety disorders, the 6 main types of anxiety disorders and their symptoms and my personal experience with an anxiety disorder.

Now I will begin by sharing: I. Main Point one: What are Anxiety disorders? A. Anxiety is basically our body’s natural response to danger. It is an automatic alarm that would go off when you feel threatened and it usually occurs suddenly and without any warning. It can happen to you anywhere, anytime, and any day. B. Anxiety disorders consist of two type of symptoms: * Emotional Symptoms: if you ever had feelings like panicking, fear, uneasiness, flashbacks of traumatic experiences, have trouble concentrating, and etc. * Physical Symptoms: if you had problems sleeping, have shortness of breath, an inability to be still and calm, dry mouth, numbness or tingling in the hands or feet, pounding heart and etc.

II. Main point two: The 6 main type of Anxiety disorders. A. Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD): involves a person to constantly feel worry has fears that distract you from your day-to-day activities. Shows up symptoms like insomnia, stomach upset, dread, and fatigue. B. Panic disorder: this condition has feelings of terror that strike suddenly without warning. This kind of attack include symptoms such as sweating, chest pain, irregular heartbeats, and a feeling of choking, which may make the person feel like they are having a heart attack or "going crazy." C. Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD): people with OCD are plagued by constant thoughts or fears that cause…...

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