Anxiety Disorders

Do you feel like you have an Anxiety Disorder? Check out the below information to learn more:

Symptoms:

  • Inability to stay calm
  • Tension, feeling nervous or jittery
  • Shakiness, trembling
  • Excessive worry and/or fear
  • Sweating
  • Dizziness
  • Racing or pounding heart
  • Cold/clammy hands; numbness/tingling of hands, feet, or other body parts
  • “Butterflies” in the stomach
  • Difficulties breathing
  • Somatic Complaints i.e. headaches, muscle pains

Anxiety Disorder Types/Diagnoses:

  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Panic Disorder
  • Phobias including social phobia, agoraphobia, specific phobias
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Contributing Factors:

  • Genetic Predisposition
  • Brain or chemical imbalances
  • Environmental, life experiences – persistent, long lasting stress; trauma; abuse

Treatment:

  • Counseling/psychotherapy
  • Medication – anti anxiety, antidepressants
  • Alternative supplements
  • Relaxation Techniques
  • Life changes, nutrition, exercise

If you have an questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us for any additional information.

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