Anxiety can occur for any reason and for no reason. Anxiety often comes without warning and may not be something you can expect or control. But there are also things that can make your anxiety worse – anxiety triggers that make it more likely that you’ll experience anxiety, panic, and a host of other anxiety related conditions.
Below, we’ll discuss the basics of anxiety triggers and provide common examples of anxiety triggering events.
Different Types of Anxiety Have Different “Triggers”
Every type of anxiety is different. The triggers of obsessive compulsive disorder are unwanted thoughts. The triggers of panic disorder are often physical sensations (which we’ll get to in a moment). Knowing your triggers is useful, but knowing more about your disorder is even better.