As the deadly coronavirus lingers in society, Jodie Whittaker has acknowledged she feared making someone else sick, and the random social rules that could send her into an “apocalyptic panic attack”

In an open interview, Jodie said, “I’m pretty concerned anyway, so [the pandemic] has skyrocketed my paranoia”

The mother of one said she was thinking about how to “make someone sick” or make them have COVID for a long time

“I’m a follower of a rule and I need things that are really clear,” she told The Sunday Telegraph’s Stella magazine,

Anxiety is defined as “an emotion that is characterized by feelings of tension, worried thoughts, and physical changes such as high blood pressure”

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The fight-or-flight response – a survival mechanism – can be triggered in relation to work, money, family, life, and health

“The duration or severity of a feeling of anxiety can sometimes be out of proportion to the original trigger or stressor,” explained Medical News Today

The general symptoms of generalized anxiety disorder often include the following signs of “persistent or extreme levels”:

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Panic attacks are a form of fear and are characterized by “brief or sudden attacks with high levels of terror and concern”

“Panic disorders usually come on after scary experiences or prolonged stress, but can also occur without a trigger,” added Medical News Today

Anxiety and panic attacks can be treated with a combination of methods such as psychotherapy, behavior therapy, and medication

Endorphins are released into the brain when you sweat, which can “trigger positive feelings”

Nobody should be an island; Supportive friends, family members, or support services could help in a multi-faceted approach to anxiety relief

Organization can be key to dealing with upcoming stresses or deadlines, as can making a list to make more daunting tasks easier to handle

In addition, Medical News Today advised “taking time out from college or work”

If you need professional help managing your anxiety please visit Anxiety UK

You can meet Jodie Whittaker on Friday the 1st See BBC One’s Doctor Who on January 6th at 6pm

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