What Anger is?

It is an emotion people evolve as a response for distinct situations. It is considered as a feeling of being normal to angry, but when this emotion of anger runs out of control, it can create a serious problem. Anger usually indicates that we do not think rationally, and end up doing things which we regret later.

Symptoms of anger

People respond differently to the feeling of anger.

Some tend to show their anger by swearing, shouting at anyone and even physically. Others experience the feeling of self- loathing, and worthlessness. Moreover, some people tend to show their ill-temper by passive aggression.

When you frequently become angry your body starts releasing adrenaline, which causes many physical issues such as

      • Shaking

      • Clenching your jaw or grinding your teeth

      • A pounding feeling in your head

      • Sweaty palms and feeling very hot

      • A feeling of tightness in your chest

      • Needing to go to the toilet or having a stomach ache

      • A fast heartbeat or heart palpitations

Mentally you might feel

    • Anxious

    • Like a ‘red mist’ comes over you

    • Sad or depressed

    • Nervous and tense

    • Out of control

    • Guilty

    • Irritable

    • Like you want to run away

Signs, when your anger is getting out of control include:

    • You are unable to hold down a job because of anger issues

    • You find yourself unable to control your temper around people

    • You are constantly frustrated or angry and unable to calm down

    • Your anger has resulted in physical violence, such as punching things

    • You find yourself having problems in personal relationships

    • Your anger has led to criminal activity

Treatment for Anger

Every patient with the issue of anger is treated differently; the specialist will investigate you properly so that they can identify your situation and the causes of anger. It is important for everyone to learn techniques to deal with this emotion since it can cause a serious mental and physical issue.

Different therapies can treat the problem of anger as talking therapy, which will look into the cause that makes you angry. Specialist for the treatment of anger also helps in the management of anger by cognitive-behavioral theory, counseling, and psychotherapy.

One to one sessions and group therapy courses are also available across many countries to help people to cope with the anger. If you want to overcome this issue of anger, you need to see a doctor, which will refer specialist for such treatments.

Ways to Control Anger

There are some ways you can try for self-help to deal with anger in a better manner. The first step to deal with your anger is to identify the symptoms that you are losing temper. Some of these symptoms are discussed above.

If you have recognized the symptoms that you are losing your temper, you can try some remedies to calm yourself, such as slow and deep breath, which will help in making you feel relaxed. Try to calm down by doing slow counting to 10, which can give you time to think rationally about the consequences, by doing this you will get the time to think rationally about the situation you are going through.

Try to find out triggers that make you angry- our specialist and GP can help you in figuring out

such triggers. It is important to take care of yourself physically and mentally. The idea of plenty of exercise and sleep, eating rich and healthy food, and a balanced diet can also help. To deal with such problems it is important to avoid the intake of drugs and alcohol, as they can harm you even more.

Causes of Anger

Anger makes your body ready for the action by putting you into a "fight or flight" approach. Things that have already happened in the past can help you in reacting to the situation quickly.

However, it often indicates that we do not analyze the situation appropriately and react to them which we regret later.

Anger can be emotion in response to any bad memory or personal failing thus feeling that causes anger varies from person to person.

How people personally deal with anger can be influenced by many things such as, how your parents use to deal with anger when you were a kid, past experiences like trauma. Dealing with your grief and current situations.

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