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Why am I angry for no apparent reason?
27 Jan' 21

Why am I angry for no apparent reason?

 

Why am I angry for no apparent reason? 

Anger is a natural reaction to stressful events, and it may also be a beneficial way to express your feelings about something that has wounded you. Anger can be beneficial in the sense that it can inspire you to discover answers to particular issues.Anger can become a problem if you find yourself feeling angry for no apparent reason, or if your anger becomes extreme, uncontrollable or violent.  

 

What is the most common way to convey anger?  

Anger can be expressed in a variety of ways, including:

  • Ignoring people, withdrawing, or becoming quiet 
  • yelling 
  • Threatening and swearing  
  • Physically retaliating, such as throwing things or beating others  
  • Self-harm, such as slashing oneself or hitting one's skull, is a form of self-harm. 

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What causes rage and anger-related issues?  

One of the most crucial steps in managing anger is identifying the source of it.

Injustice, stress, financial difficulties, family or personal problems, traumatic events or a sense of being unheard or unappreciated are all classic triggers for wrath. Anger can be generated for no apparent reason by physiological processes such as hunger, chronic pain, fear or terror. Anger can be a symptom of a mental condition like bipolar disorder, mood disorders or neurosis. Hormonal imbalances such as higher cortisol levels caused by medications or tumours, oestrogen levels lowering shortly before menses, thyroid hormone imbalances and so on, can all contribute to it.

 

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What can make someone upset for no apparent reason?  

While a person can become furious for a variety of reasons, including physical or mental issues, there are occasions when there is no clear explanation. You may be perplexed as to why you are feeling this way and why you are constantly tense.  

Some probable explanations of unexplained outbreaks of fury include:

Boundaries that are weak: If you say yes to things when you really want to say no, or if you are pushed to do things for others that you don't want to do, you may assume that people are taking advantage of you.  

You may be sleeping too little, being overworked, or staying up too late due to sleep deprivation. Dealing with emotional concerns may become more challenging as a result of this.  

Anxiety makes people feel overwhelmed because they have to work hard to keep their emotions under control. You may lose control without recognising it if you have anxiety and are confronted with a challenging situation. 

Feeling unloved or unacknowledged: Feeling unappreciated or unrecognized can lead to rage. Because you feel invisible or unappreciated in a relationship, you may become enraged with your spouse, children, parents, friends or coworkers.  

Depression manifests itself in anger, which is a lesser-known symptom. Irritability affects 10% of those with depression, while rage outbursts affect 40% of those with depression.  

Concerns about control: For other people, rage arises from a desire to have complete control over their lives and become frustrated when they are unable to do so. Because fury is not a socially acceptable emotion, many people try to keep their genuine feelings hidden. If you do this frequently, you may discover that you become increasingly resentful as time goes on. 

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is defined by intrusive obsessive thoughts, cravings, or visions that lead to compulsive activity.  

Alcoholism: Alcoholism can make people more hostile. Alcohol impairs your ability to think clearly and make sound decisions. It also decreases impulse control, making it more difficult to control violent conduct.  

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) patients can become furious for no apparent reason. ADHD is a neurodevelopmental disorder characterised by inattentiveness, hyperactivity, impulsivity and a short temper.  

People with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) can become enraged for no apparent cause. Inattentiveness, hyperactivity, impulsivity and a short temper are all symptoms of ADHD, a neurodevelopmental disease.

Oppositional defiant disorder (ODD) is a behavioral disease that affects school-aged children. It causes them to be defiant, argumentative, and easily irritated by others.  

Bipolar disorder is a brain disorder that produces mood swings. Anger, impatience, violence and wrath are all symptoms of bipolar disorder. These mood changes might vary from exuberant manic episodes to deep depression.  

Intermittent explosive disorder (IED) is marked by unrestrained rage, which is frequently followed by physical aggression or aggressive behavior. They may be enraged beyond control and out of proportion to the situation. 

Depersonalization, mood swings, relational difficulties, and even self-harm or suicide attempts are all symptoms of borderline personality disorder (BPD). Because of abandonment issues, many people with BPD develop anger.  

Anger can be a sign of hormone fluctuations that can occur with the premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD), which is characterized by acute premenstrual tension, intense mood swings, and emotions of anger.  

Schizophrenia is a mental illness characterized by hallucinations and delusions. Anger is sometimes related to the disorder, which is triggered by the belief that others are trying to hurt the person. Violence is a symptom of paranoid schizophrenia.

When should you seek expert assistance?  

Controlling anger, whether for obvious or obscure reasons, can be difficult at times. It's critical to address an anger problem early on in order to avoid it growing to the point where you harm yourself or others. You should seek assistance if your anger is interfering with your relationships, making you feel chronically nasty or hostile, leading you to lose control of your anger or making you physically aggressive. 

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