Initial Release Date: 04-11-2017
Last Updated: 04-11-2017
What Is Somatic Anxiety
Before talking about Somatic Anxiety, Let’s take a look the word “Somatic”. Somatic means “of the body” and it is distinct from the mind.
As you can see, somatic anxiety is the physical manifestations of anxiety; Or the physical symptoms of anxiety. These symptoms may interfere with daily life and they occur more often in women.
What Is The Symptom
The most common symptom related to anxiety is the pain; for example, headache, chest pain and abdominal pain. Apart from pain, the symptoms include, muscle tension, muscle aches, increase heart rate, hyperventilation, sweating, shaking and nausea.
Somatic Anxiety & Cognitive Anxiety
Somatic anxiety is contrasted with cognitive anxiety.
In most cases, somatic anxiety can cause cognitive anxiety; in addition, cognitive anxiety can cause addition somatic anxiety.