ANXIETY

Anxiety Treatment in Phoenix

WHAT IS ANXIETY

 

Most people experience Occasional anxiety when faced with life’s issues such as new job, getting married, relocating to a new place, going for interviews or presentations, or making an important decision. Occasional anxiety is a normal part of life. However, if symptoms occur for six months or more, and significantly interfere with your ability to function at home, work or school, it is time to talk to your Primary care providers and psychiatrists.

 

Different types of anxiety disorders:

  • Generalized anxiety disorder
  • Panic disorder
  • Social anxiety disorder
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • PTSD

 Some of the signs of anxiety include the following:

Restlessness
Difficulty concentrating
Muscle tension
Sleep difficulties
Sudden periods of intense fear
Palpitations
Sweating
Shaking
Shortness of breath
Choking
Feeling of impending doom
Panic Attacks

 

How to Cope with Anxiety

There is no one right method to cope with anxiety. We are all unique individuals with different coping abilities. However, here are some coping skills to consider:

Talk to your support system (i.e. family/friends, counselors, psychiatrists, or support groups)
Mindful breathing
Meditation
Eliminate caffeine
Healthy diet
Regular exercise or any physical activity
Journaling
Creative arts
Listening to relaxing music
Acupuncture

 

Treatment Options:

Anxiety disorders are generally treated with psychotherapy, stress management techniques and medications or combination of treatment.

 

At Psych ZenHealth, we perform thorough physical and psychological evaluations to rule out other causes for the symptoms of anxiety. Some medical conditions such as Cardiovascular disease, thyroid problems, menopause, substance abuse and/or medication side effects, such as from steroid use may produce similar symptoms to that of anxiety disorders.

For more information regarding treatments for Anxiety, contact us today at (623) 225-7591. We accept new clients.

 

 

Schedule an appointment with our office, and start your recovery today. We accept new patients.

Specialties:

Depression
Addiction
Anxiety

Issues:

ADHD
Alcohol Abuse
Antisocial Personality
Behavioral Issues
Bipolar Disorder
Borderline Personality
Medication Management
Narcissistic Personality
Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
Oppositional Defiance
Sleep or Insomnia
Stress
Substance Abuse
Suicidal Ideation
Trauma and PTSD 
Dissociative Disorders
Impulse Control Disorders
Mood Disorders
Personality Disorders
Psychosis

Anxiety is a common symptom of Depression and Bipolar Disorders.