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Anxiety affects millions of Americans daily. Hearing, I have anxiety has become a commonplace phrase. The Anxiety and Depression Association of America has determined that it is the most commonly diagnosed condition in the mental health world (ADAA). The daily concerns most people have to navigate become heightened points of fear for people suffering from anxiety.
Anxiety Is Normal
Anxiety Is Normal
Identify Signs of Anxiety
People experience anxiety differently. Some common symptoms are:
- Increased heart rate
- Rapid breathing
- Profuse sweating
- Inability to concentrate
- Difficulty sleeping
- Feeling dizzy
Some others may manifest anxiety in the form of panic attacks, nightmares, and/or a constant replay of painful memories that you can't stop thinking about.
How To Treat Anxiety
Anxiety can make a person feel isolated and alone in their suffering. It can prevent you from going about your day to day life. You may find yourself unable to cope even with the simplest of things like leaving the home or going to the grocery store. Your quality of life starts to diminish, which may create more anxiety, thus feeding a destructive cycle. But you don't have to suffer alone. Treating anxiety has become incredibly prevalent in the mental health community, allowing for more treatments that you may find comfortable. Once diagnosed with anxiety by a professional, you are able to determine how to move forward.
Some people find success with small lifestyle changes like meditating, yoga, and working out frequently. Some others may need a combination of psychotherapy and medication. Therapists can provide you with the tools to implement in your daily activities so you can cope more effectively. Under the guidance of a medical professional, medication will work to establish your brain chemistry to prevent anxiety attacks and symptoms.
Anxiety can affect your life in many destructive ways. You may lose pleasure in all the same things that gave you joy. You may feel completely frozen and unable to move. But the important thing to remember is you are not alone. Individuals suffering from anxiety should be hopeful that their condition can be successfully treated. It is important for these individuals to establish systems of support and develop healthy alternatives to the heightened fear.
If you believe you are suffering from anxiety, or have anxiety symptoms, give Gemini Health a call at (301) 363-1063
.Gemini Health focuses on patient-centered treatment which works for YOUR life. We are passionately committed to providing behavioral health services that allow people in our community to have full and successful lives.