Anxiety

The various types of Anxiety Disorders are as follows:
•    Panic Disorder
•    Generalized Anxiety Disorder
•    Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
•    Phobias (e.g., insects, time, flying, etc.)
•    Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

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Anxiety Disorders are the most shared psychological disorders in the U.S. with 19.1 million (13.3%) of the adult population (ages 18-54) affected. This number increases when you factor in the high number of older adults who suffer from anxiety disorders. According to the “Economic Burden of Anxiety Disorders”, a study commissioned by the ADAA and based on data gathered by the association and published in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, anxiety disorders cost the U.S. more than $42 billion a year, almost one-third of the $148 billion total mental health bill for the U.S. 

Continual fear. Insomnia. Racing thoughts. Fear or dread. You have trouble concentrating at work, and you don’t feel present around your family and friends. You experience regular headaches, digestive issues, body pains, or exhaustion that is unexplainable by medical illness.

 

You are suffering from anxiety.

The aforementioned five Anxiety Disorders can cause devastating and endless amounts of anxiety, fear, and interfere with daily living. Fortunately, the massive majority of those with an Anxiety Disorder can be helped. Most specialists agree that anxiety disorders are caused by a amalgamation of both biological and environmental influences. Individual therapy can help individuals learn coping skills to accomplish their anxiety. Cognitive-Behavioral therapy has been found to be effective in the treatment of many anxiety disorders. Additionally, some individuals may benefit from medication therapy in combination with psychotherapy. Anxiety Disorders often include symptoms such as the following:

•    Restlessness or “on edge”
•    becoming easily fatigued
•    trouble concentrating (or mind “going blank”)
•    irritability
•    muscle tension, aches, or soreness
•    trouble falling or staying asleep, or unsatisfying sleep
•    excessive worry or obsessions
•    heart racing
•    trembling

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Women are twice as likely to be affected than men. Additionally, people with Anxiety Disorders often suffer from other mental health problems, such as depression and alcohol or drug abuse.


If you are experiencing anxiety that interrupts your daily life, kindly know that you are not alone. 40 million adults in the United States experience anxiety symptoms regularly. Fortunately, our therapists are well-trained in treating anxiety. Working with a Heavenly Therapeutic Services therapist, you will develop awareness of triggers, utilize coping strategies, and engage in mindfulness exercises such as meditation. We help you discover how to feel better while providing a safe space for your healing process to begin.

Read on to learn more about the various anxiety disorders than can affect daily life. If you see yourself in any of the symptoms identified below, now would be an amazing time to give us a call. Heavenly Therapeutic Services is a safe environment offering a team of highly-trained, compassionate clinicians ready to support you through your journey.

At Heavenly Therapeutic Services, we take a holistic approach in the treatment of stress by combining the use of exercise, nutrition, and mindfulness practices in addition to psychoanalysis for calm, effective results. You will learn how to deal more effectively with stress through mindfulness and relaxation strategies that decrease stress hormones and calm the nervous system. Effective stress management techniques include:


•    Deep Breathing
•    Progressive Muscle Relaxation
•    Gratitude Exercises
•    Meditation
•    Visualization


Click Below to Learn More About Each Type of Anxiety

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